Academic Positions

  • Present 2020

    Assistant Professor

    Computer Science
    ETH Zürich

  • 2020 2016

    Assistant Professor

    Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Coordinated Science Laboratory
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education

  • Ph.D.2015

    Ph.D. in Operations Research

    Georgia Institute of Technology
    School of Industrial & Systems Engineering

    Advisor: Arkadi Nemirovski

  • M.S.2015

    M.S. in Computational Science & Engineering

    Georgia Institute of Technology
    College of Enginnering

  • B.S.2010

    B.S. in Mathematics

    University of Science and Technology of China
    Special Class of Gifted Young

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2020
    CAS Beckman Fellow
  • 2019
    NSF HDR TRIPODS Grant
  • 2018
    NCSA Faculty Fellow
  • 2018
    List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (UIUC)
  • 2018
    NSF CISE CRII Award
  • 2017
    List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (UIUC)
  • 2017
    SIAM Early Career Travel Award
  • 2016
    List of Teachers Ranked as Outstanding (UIUC)
  • 2016
    AISTATS Best Paper Award
  • 2016
    Collins Scholar (UIUC)

Conferences Program Committee

  • Area Chair: NeurIPS 2020, ICLR 2021, UAI 2021, ICML 2021
  • Senior Program Committee: AAAI 2019
  • Program Committee: ICML 2015-2019, NeurIPS 2016-2018, AAAI 2017, AISTATS 2016