Researcher biography

Nan Ye's research interest spans machine learning, statistics and optimization. He has published papers on topics including sequential decision making under uncertainty, weakly supervised learning, probabilistic graphical models, statistical learning theory, in venues such as NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, UAI, JAIR, JMLR. He received an IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Prize in 2022, and a UAI Best Student Paper Award in 2014.

He is a Lecturer in Statistics and Data Science in the School of Mathematics and Physics in University of Queensland. He previously held postdoc positions at QUT and UC Berkeley from 2015 to 2018, and at NUS from 2013 to 2014. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from NUS, and completed double first-class honors in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, also from NUS.

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