The CIS Department invites you to join us as we welcome Dr. Tianbao Yang on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 at 11:00am.
Tianbao Yang is an associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research interests center round optimization, machine learning and AI. He received the best student paper award at COLT in 2012, NSF Career Award in 2019, and was named Dean’s Excellence in Research Scholar. He is one of the early pioneers in Federated learning by publishing the first paper in 2013 that inspires the Federated learning paradigm. His group recently developed a deep learning library LibAUC, which has been downloaded more than 14K times and has won several competitions. He has published more than 140 papers and served as associate editor of Neurocomputing, and area chairs of ICML/NeurIPS/AAAI/IJCAI.
Please join us in person in SERC 306.