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Asst Prof Li Yi
Assistant Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences - Division of Mathematical Sciences
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Yi Li graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013. He joined NTU in August 2016 as an assistant professor in the Division of Mathematical Sciences. Prior to that he was a research scientist at Facebook for a short while after spending 2 years as a postdoc (in reverse chronological order) at Harvard University, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (in Saarbruecken, Germany) and the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing (in Berkeley, CA, USA).
Algorithms for massive data sets, data streaming algorithms
Low-distortion metric embeddings
Compressive sensing and signal processing
Theoretical computer science
  • 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