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Academic Profile

Asst Prof Li Yi

Assistant Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Email: yili@ntu.edu.sg
Asst Prof Li Yi

Biography
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).

Education:
- PhD (Computer Sci and Eng) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2013
- MSc (Computer Sci and Eng) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2010
- BEng (Computer Sci and Eng) Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2008

Awards:
SPMS Outstanding Mentor Award 2018
SPAA'17, Best Paper Award (cowinner)
Research Interests
Algorithms for massive data sets, data streaming algorithms
Low-distortion metric embeddings
Compressive sensing and signal processing
Theoretical computer science

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