Ming Yu

I received my PhD in Econometrics and Statistics at University of Chicago, Booth School of Business under the supervision of Mladen Kolar and Varun Gupta.


  • Ph.D. in Econometrics and Statistics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    Advisors: Mladen Kolar and Varun Gupta
    09/2016 – 03/2020, Chicago, IL

  • Master in Statistics, The University of Chicago
    Advisor: Rina Foygel Barber
    09/2014 – 03/2016, Chicago, IL

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Peking University
    09/2010 – 07/2014, Beijing, China

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning

  • High dimensional statistical inference

  • Nonconvex optimization

  • Reinforcement learning

  • Network models and information diffusion


Email: ming93@uchicago.edu