Tianyi Lin

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Postdoctoral Associate

Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems (LIDS)
The Stata Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139

E-mail: tl3335@columbia.edu

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About Me

I am currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the Laboratory for Information & Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT, working with Asuman Ozdaglar.

I got my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley, where I was fortunate to be advised by Michael I. Jordan; I was also associated with the Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research and RISELab. Prior to that, I got a B.S. in Mathematics from Nanjing University, a M.S. in Pure Mathematics and Statistics from University of Cambridge and a M.S. in Operations Research from University of California, Berkeley.

My research interests lie broadly in the span of optimization, game theory, machine learning and networks. In particular, I have been developing methods appropriate for equilibrium computation with structured model and data, and understanding the efficiency of social learning in terms of network topology. I am also interested in problems arising from optimal transport and large-scale text analytics.

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