Yuling Yan

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I am a Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Associate in the Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at MIT, mentored by Professor Philippe Rigollet and Professor Martin Wainwright. I am also affiliated to the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).

Previously, I obtained my Ph.D. degree at Princeton University in 2023, advised by Professor Yuxin Chen and Professor Jianqing Fan. I received my bachelor's degree from Peking University in 2018.

I will join Department of Statistics at University of Wisconsin-Madison as an assistant professor in Fall 2024.

Research interests: statistics, optimization, mathematics of data science, and their applications to economics and social sciences.

E17-481 at IDSS, 32-D740 at LIDS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

E-mail: yulingy [@] mit [DOT] edu

Recent news

  • Jan 2024: My PhD thesis received the 2023 ICCM Best Thesis Award (Silver Medal).

  • Aug 2023: I received the 2024 IMS Lawrence D. Brown Ph.D. Student Award. [News]

  • Feb 2023: I received the Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship from MIT.