Education
  • BSE in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University
  • MS in Statistics, Stanford University
    Research Advisor: David L. Donoho
  • PhD Candidate in Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
    Research Advisor: Adrian S. Lewis

CITIZENSHIP: United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
CONTACT: xh332 at cornell dot edu

๐Ÿš€ I am on the 2022-2023 academic job market! (Curriculum Vitae)


Awards

๐Ÿ† ICLR 2022 Outstanding Paper Award

๐Ÿ† ICCOPT 2022 Best Paper Prize for Young Researchers (Finalist)


Recent and Upcoming Talks

Neural Collapse in Deep Net Training
SILO Seminar, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Talk Recording [60 mins]

Survey Descent for Nonsmooth Optimization
INFORMS Annual Conference
SE35. Advances in Algorithms for Nonsmooth Optimization


Research Interests

Nonsmooth Optimization, Deep Learning Theory and Applications,
Data Science, Massive Computational Experimentation