Yihong Wu

Associate Professor, Yale University

Yihong Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University. He received his BE degree from Tsinghua University in 2006 and PhD degree from Princeton University in 2011. He was a postdoctoral fellow with the Statistics Department in The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2012 and an assistant Professor in the Department of ECE at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2013 to 2015. His research interests are in the theoretical and algorithmic aspects of high-dimensional statistics, information theory, and optimization. He was a recipient of the NSF CAREER award in 2017 and Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics in 2018.

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