Wormpex AI Research is the research branch of BianLiFeng (便利蜂), a fast growing convenient store chain in China backed by a global capital. At Wormpex AI research, we build state-of-the-art AI technologies to facilitate new retail logistics from storefronts, warehouses to manufacture. We explore a variety of research domains, e.g. Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Robotics, Operations Research, Graphics, HCI or a combination of the above, so as to empower the next generation retail business operation and shopping experiences.

Join Us!

Are you passionate about using AI to drive future retail business end-to-end? Do you want to have the freedom to propose, experiment and execute your brilliant ideas to hard yet practical problems? Do you believe in business-driven technology development and fast iteration? If so, Wormpex AI Research is the right place for you to make a huge impact. 

At Wormpex AI Research, we deliver advanced AI technologies to different stage of our retail operation process, and conduct exploratory research to secure future opportunities.

We are looking for experienced research/data scientist at different levels (ranging from entry level to director level), who can craft state-of-the-art solutions to practical industrial problems. The exact position will be crafted commensurate with the candidates’ experiences. The position requires gathering and ingesting large volumes of data, and processing them to create insightful descriptive or 2D/3D visual representations to guide business decisions. Specifically, we are interested in candidates in (but not limited to) the following areas:

Research Areas

Operations Research

Response Modeling
Assortment Management
Facility Location
Control Theory

Computer Vision

Object Detection
Object Recognition
Object Segmentation
Object Tracking
Human Sensing
Action Detection and Recognition
Event Detection and Recognition
Face Detection
Face Recognition
3D Computer Vision
Structure from Motion
Visual SLAM
Deep Learning for Computer Vision

Machine Learning

Meta Learning
Reinforcement Learning
Graph Learning
Few-shot Learning
Transfer Learning

Computer Graphics

Lighting Simulation
Crowd Simulation
Large-scale Environment Rendering

Human Computer Interaction

Experience Design
Edge Computing
Social Computing

How to Apply

Please send your CV to hire@wormpexai.com, with "full-time application" in the title if you are interested.

Our Team

Seattle, US

Ph.D, Northwestern University
Vice President and Chief Scientist
Ph.D, Stevens Institute of Technology
Principal Research Manager
Ph.D, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Principal Research Manager
Hao Kang
Ph.D, Purdue University
Zechen Zhang
Ph.D, Cornell University
Yue Liu
Ph.D, University of Washington
Bo Liu
Ph.D, University of California, San Diego
Ph.D, Stevens Institute of Technology
Ph.D, Texas A&M University

Beijing, China

Xutong Chen
Research Engineering Lead
Dan Liu
Head of machine learning and algorithm Engineering
Chunluan Zhou
Ph.D, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ziyi Liu
Ph.D, Xi'an Jiaotong University


Ph.D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D, University of California, Los Angeles
Dun-Yu Hsiao
Ph.D, University of Washington
Shan Zhong
Ph.D, Columbia University
Ph.D, Arizona State University