Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Li Yi
Associate Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Yi Li joined the Division of Mathematical Sciences at NTU in August 2016. Prior to NTU, he was a research scientist at Facebook for a short while after spending 2 years as a postdoc at Harvard University, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics and the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013.
Algorithms for massive data sets, data streaming algorithms
Low-distortion metric embeddings
Compressive sensing and signal processing
Theoretical computer science
  • Algorithms for High-dimensional Data Streams: Theory and Applications
  • Interplay between Learning and Linear Algebra
SPMS Outstanding Mentor Award 2018
SPAA'17, Best Paper Award (cowinner)
Courses Taught
MH2500 Probability and Introduction to Statistics
MH1812 Discrete Mathematics
MAS723 Special Topics in Probability and Statistics: High-dimensional Probability