I am an Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) at Gaoling School of Artificial Intelligence, Renmin University of China. From January 2018 to September 2020, I am a senior research scientist in Infinia ML, Inc. At the same time, I am a visiting researcher in Prof. Lawrence Carin's research group, Duke University. From August 2017 to January 2018, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, supervised by Prof. Lawrence Carin. I got my Ph.D. from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech. I was jointly supervised by Prof. Hongyuan Zha (CSE) and Prof. Mark A. Davenport (ECE).

My research lies in machine learning and its applications. In particular, I am interested in broad topics in optimal transport theory, point process models, and their applications to graph modeling and analysis.


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