Yi Xu, PhD

Senior Algorithm Engineer
Machine Intelligence Technology Team
Alibaba Group (U.S.) Inc.

Address: 205 108th Ave NE, Suite 400, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Email: yixu AT alibaba-inc DOT com, statxy AT gmail DOT com



I am a machine learning researcher at Alibaba DAMO Academy. I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Department of Computer Science, The University of Iowa in 2019. I was very fortunate to have Prof. Tianbao Yang as my advisor and Prof. Qihang Lin as my co-advisor. My Ph.D. dissertation received the Spring 2019 Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Fellowships at the University of Iowa. Prior to that, I received my master's degree from South Dakota State University and my bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University. Here is my Google Scholar Citations.

Research Interests

    Machine Learning, Optimization, Learning Theory

Preprints

Publications

Working Experience

  • Research Intern, May-August, 2018
    Machine Intelligence Technology, Damo Academy, Alibaba Group, Seattle, WA
  • Research Intern, May-August, 2017
    Institute of Data Science and Technologies (iDST), Alibaba Group, Seattle, WA

Services

  • PC Memeber
    The 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2020)
    The 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019)
    The 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019)
    The 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-ECAI 2018)
  • Reviewer
    Advances in Neural Information Processing System (NeurIPS 2019)
    The 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017)
    Advances in Neural Information Processing System (NIPS 2016)
    The 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016)
    ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data
    Neurocomputing
    Frontiers of Computer Science
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    IEEE Transactions on Big Data
    IEEE Access
  • Session Chair
    SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP17), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2017

Miscellaneous

Last update: May 08, 2021