About me

I am a first-year CS PhD student at Stanford University. My name in Chinese: 张辰逸.


Chenyi Zhang and Tongyang Li, Quantum Lower Bounds for Finding Stationary Points of Nonconvex Functions.

Weiyuan Gong*, Chenyi Zhang*, and Tongyang Li, Robustness of Quantum Algorithms for Nonconvex Optimization.
(* marks equal contribution)


Andrew M. Childs, Jiaqi Leng, Tongyang Li, Jin-Peng Liu, and Chenyi Zhang (alphabetical order), Quantum simulation of real-space dynamics. Quantum, 6:860, 2022.

Chenyi Zhang and Tongyang Li, Escape saddle points by a simple gradient-descent based algorithm. Proceedings of the 35th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021).

Chenyi Zhang*, Jiaqi Leng*, and Tongyang Li, Quantum algorithms for escaping from saddle points. Quantum, 5:529, 2021. Contributed talk at the 24th Annual Conference on Quantum Information Processing (QIP 2021).
(* marks equal contribution)

Awards & Honors

2022, IIIS Excellent Graduate, Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University

2017, Gold Medal, Chinese Physics Olympiad (Top 100 around China)