I am a second-year Ph.D. Candidate at ICME. Before coming to Stanford, I graduated from Peking University with B.S. degrees in Computational Mathematics and Computer Science. My current research interests lie in optimization and machine learning theory.

Honors & Awards

  • Excellent Graduate Award, Peking University (2017)
  • National Scholarship, Ministry of Education of China (2016)
  • National Innovative Fund for Undergraduate Research, Ministry of Education of China (2015)
  • Houston BAA Scholarship, Peking University (2015)
  • Founder Scholarship, Peking University (2014)

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Member, Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) (2019 - Present)
  • Member, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (2018 - Present)

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Peking University, Computational Mathematics (2017)
  • B.S. (Double Degree), Peking University, Computer Science (2017)

Stanford Advisors

  • Tengyu Ma, Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)

Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, EECS, Peking University (9/2014 - 1/2015)

    Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Computation (A). Topics include fundamentals of computer science, C++ programming and algorithms.


    Peking University, Beijing, China

  • Course Assistant, Stanford University (1/2019 - 3/2019)

    Course Assistant for CME 307 / MS&E 311: Optimization, Winter 2019.


    Stanford University

All Publications

  • Global Optimization with Orthogonality Constraints via Stochastic Diffusion on Manifold Journal of Scientific Computing Yuan, H., Gu, X., Lai, R., Wen, Z. 2019