Yaoliang Yu  —  Biography

Yaoliang Yu is currently a research scientist affiliated with the center for machine learning and health and the machine learning department of CMU. He obtained his PhD from the computing science department of univerisity of Alberta in 2013. His main research interests include robust regression and classification, representation learning, kernel methods, collaborative filtering, topic models, convex and nonconvex optimization, distributed system, and applications in computer vision, genetics, healthcare, and multimedia. A while ago he obtained his Bachelor and Master in Electionic Engineering from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.