Pan Yuangang


Research Area

  • Robust Rank Aggregation
  • Deep Generative Model


  • UTS FEIT PhD Post-Thesis Publication Award 2019
  • UTS President's Scholarship 2017-2019
  • Meritorious of the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM), 2013


  • Handy directional generation of biological synthetics with lazy experts. ASTAR Career Development Fund. PI. S$148,000, 1 Sep 2022 - 31 Aug 2024. 
  • Towards Improving Generalisation in Deep Reinforcement Learning. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Co-PI. S$108,000, 1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2026
  • Neural Optimisation Kernel and Fast Structured Kernel Approximation for Machine Unlearning. AI3 HTCO Seed Fund 2022. Co-PI.


1. Peiyao Zhao, Yuangang Pan, Xin Li, Xu Chen, Ivor W. Tsang and Lejian Liao. Coarse-to-Fine Contrastive Learning on Graphs. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. 2023

2. Yinghua Yao, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Xin Yao: Differential-Critic GAN: Generating What You Want by a Cue of Preferences. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. 2022

3. Xu Chen, Ya Zhang, Ivor W. Tsang, Yuangang Pan, Jingchao Su: Towards Equivalent Transformation of User Preferences in Cross Domain Recommendation. ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 2022

4. Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Weijie Chen, Gang Niu, Masashi Sugiyama: Fast and Robust Rank Aggregation against Model Misspecification. Journal of Machine Learning Research. 2022

5. Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Yueming Lyu, Avinash K Singh, Chin-teng Lin: Online Mental Fatigue Monitoring via Indirect Brain Dynamics Evaluation. Neural Computation. 33 (6): 1616–1655. 2021

6. Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Avinash K Singh, Chin-teng Lin, Masashi Sugiyama: Stochastic Multi-Channel Ranking with Brain Dynamics Preferences. Neural Computation 32(8): 1499-1530. 2020

7. Huiting Hong, Xin Li, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang: Domain-adversarial Network Alignment. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 34(7): 3211 - 3224. 2020

8. Yaxin Shi, Yuangang Pan, Donna Xu, Ivor W. Tsang: Multiview Alignment and Generation in CCA via Consistent Latent Encoding. Neural Computation 32(10): 1936-1979. 2020 

9. Jing Li, Yuangang Pan, Yulei Sui, Ivor W. Tsang: Secure Metric Learning via Differential Pairwise Privacy. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. 15, 3640-3652. 2020. 

10. Bo Han, Quanming Yao, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Xiaokui Xiao, Qiang Yang, Masashi Sugiyama. Millionaire: A Hint-guided Approach for Crowdsourcing. Machine Learning: 108, 831–858. 2019.

11. Yuangang Pan, Bo Han, and Ivor W. Tsang. Stagewise Learning for Noisy k-ary Preferences. Machine Learning: 107, 1333–1361. 2018

12. Bo Han*, Yuangang Pan*, and Ivor W. Tsang. Robust Plackett–Luce Model for k-ary Crowdsourced Preferences. Machine Learning 107, 675-702. 2018

13. Yaxin Shi, Donna Xu, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang. Label Embedding with Partial Heterogeneous Contexts. Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 33(01), 4926-4933. 2019. 

14. Yinghua Yao, Yuangang Pan, Ivor W. Tsang, Xin Yao: Support Matching: A Novel Regularization to Escape from Mode Collapse in GANs. In Proceedings of International Conference on Neural Information Processing, 40-48. 2019

Research Services

  • Conference Reviewer: AAAI (2018-2021), IJCAI (2019-2021), NeurIPS(2018-2021), ICML(2019-2021),  AISTATS(2019-2022), ACML(2018-2020), ICLR(2020-2023)
  • SPC: AAAI 2023.
  • Journal Reviewer: TPAMI, MLJ, TNNLS, TETCI