I'm a machine learning intern at Unity Technologies working on the Unity Machine Learning Agents Toolkit.

I study computer science in the Allen School at the University of Washington.

I'm a researcher in Noah's Ark and UW NLP where I'm advised by Noah Smith.

I play violin in the UW Symphony Orchestra and the UW Chamber Music Club.


I was an applied research intern at NVIDIA where I worked on training autonomous robots in simulation.

I was a researcher in the Allen School's Programming Languages & Software Engineering group where I was advised by Michael Ernst.

I was an intern in Alexa Machine Learning at Amazon where I worked on converting production neural networks between different deep learning frameworks.

I studied at ETH Zürich as a computer science exchange student.


Translates English sentences into Bash commands using deep learning.

Automatic Bug Finder

Finds bugs by minimizing patches with delta debugging.

Sim2Real Training of Autonomous Vehicles

Training a rover to navigate an indoor office environment with a simulator.

Search Engine

Implemented using a language model and term frequency model.

Digit Recognition

Digit recognition using k-NN, SVMs, and CNNs.

N-Gram Language Models

Implemented with Katz back-off and linear interpolation.

Large Scale Machine Learning

Parallel machine learning algorithms.

Diff Utils

Easily modify unified diff files.


Small game of Pong written using PyGame.

Program Synthesis from Natural Language Using Recurrent Neural Networks

University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering technical report UW-CSE-17-03-01, (Seattle, WA, USA), Mar. 2017

Xi Victoria Lin, Chenglong Wang, Deric Pang, Kevin Vu, Luke Zettlemoyer, and Michael D. Ernst

Evaluating and improving fault localization

In ICSE 2017, Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Software Engineering, (Buenos Aires, Argentina), May 2017

Spencer Pearson, José Campos, René Just, Gordon Fraser, Rui Abreu, Michael D. Ernst, Deric Pang, and Benjamin Keller

Computer Programming I

Teaching Assistant

Software Design & Implementation

Teaching Assistant

Machine Learning

Teaching Assistant

dericp [at]