Shih-Yao Lin  

Applied Scientist, Amazon AGI


Shih-Yao (Mike) Lin is an Applied Scientist at Amazon, within the Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), working on large scale Vision-Language Model Pre-training and Zero-shot Prediction. Prior to joining Amazon, he worked at Sony as a Senior Research Scientist, within the R&D Center US Lab from October 2021 to July 2022, focusing on 3D Character Motion Generation for Games. From April 2018 to August 2021, he worked at Tencent America as a Senior Researcher, specializing in Human Pose Estimation and Motion Analysis. he also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Bosch from May 2017 to March 2018, contributing to projects involving Sensor-based Hand Gesture Detection.

His research interests revolve around the intersection of Computer Vision and Deep Multimodal Learning. Lately, he have worked on advancing large-scale Visual-Language models, with a special emphasis on pre-training and zero-shot prediction