About me

I am a Research Scientist at Meta.

I am a PhD at University of Washington, Seattle.

I worked on computational neuroscience under the supervision of Prof. Adrienne Fairhall.


  • PhD in physics, University of Washington, 2017-2022
  • BS in physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2013-2017


  • Research Scientist, Meta, Sep 2022 – present
    • Ads Training Data Platform.
  • Machine Learning Engineer Intern, Facebook, Jun 2021 – Sep 2021
    • Ads Signals Intelligence.
  • Research Assistant, Computational Neuroscience Center, University of Washington, 2018-2022
    • A complete model of Hydra from neural network to muscle to behaviors.


  • Programming languages: C/C++, Python, Java, SQL, MATLAB, JavaScript, Bash
  • Technical tools: Pytorch, Tensorflow, Git, Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, Docker


  • Hengji Wang et al. “A complete biomechanical model of Hydra contractile behaviors, from neural drive to muscle to movement.” PNAS (2023).
  • Hengji Wang et al. “Modeling the osmotically driven bursting dynamics of Hydra CB neurons.” in preparation
  • Hengji Wang et al. “Reverse engineering neural control of movements in Hydra.” Cosyne (2020), poster presentation.