Yuxin Chen

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I have joined the Department of Statistics and Data Science at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania since Jan. 2022, with a secondary appointment in Electrical and Systems Engineering. I was an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and an associated faculty member of Computer Science and Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University from 2017 to 2021. Prior to this, I was a postdoc in Statistics at Stanford University from 2015 to 2017, and obtained my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in Jan 2015.

Research areas: mathematical data science, statistics, reinforcement learning, optimization, information theory, and their applications to medical imaging, power electronics, and computational biology.

313 Academic Research Building
265 South 37th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Email: yuxinc at wharton dot upenn dot edu


I'm looking for highly motivated postdocs and Ph. D. students with strong mathematical background and interest in machine learning theory (particularly reinforcement learning), statistics, and optimization.

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