Students, post-docs, and visitors

Current graduate students (alphabetic order)

Current postdoc mentees

Current visitors

  • Tao Sun (Math PhD student, National U. of Defense Technology of China)

  • Xianghui Mao (EE PhD student, Tsinghua U.)

  • Di Huang (CS MS student, Telecom ParisTech/ Eurecom)

Undergraduate students (current and previous)

  • Yunbei Xu (2017, Peking U)

  • Yifan Chen (summer 2017, Tsinghua U)

  • Chuning Wang (summer 2017, Hong Kong UST)

  • Lingxi Lu (summer 2016, Peking U)

  • Shanyin Tong (summer 2016, Peking U)

  • Hao-Jun Michael Shi (2015 - 2016, UCLA Math)

  • Ruby Tushen (2015 - 2016, UCLA Math)

  • Yuejiao Sun (summer 2015, Peking U)

  • Wenjia Ba (summer 2015, Fudan U)

  • Kan Zhu (2015, UCLA Math)

  • Jialin Liu (2014 - 2015, Tsinghua U)

  • Yiyao Zhang (summer 2014, Jilin U)

  • Guang Yang (summer 2012 - 2013, Rice U, CAAM)

  • Shuyi Li (summer 2010 - spring 2011)

  • Yue Hu (summer 2009, Rice U, CAAM, won 2009 Chevron Undergraduate Prize)

  • Gerardo Garza (summer 2009, Rice U, AGEP)

  • Noel Cavazos Jr. (summer 2008, Rice U, AGEP)

Previous graduate students

  • Tianyu Wu (PhD 2017)
    Thesis: Coordinate update algorithms: theory and applications.
    Next position: data scientist at Citibank

  • Zhimin Peng (PhD 2016)
    Thesis: Asynchronous parallel coordinate update algorithms for large scale problems.
    Next position: data scientist at Twilio Inc.

  • Damek Davis (PhD 2015)
    Thesis: On the design and analysis of operator-splitting schemes.
    Next position: NSF postdoc, then an assistant professor at Cornell U.

  • Yangyang Xu (PhD 2014, MA 2013)
    Thesis: Block Coordinate Update in Tensor Optimization.
    Next position: postdoc at U. Waterloo

  • Wei Deng (PhD 2014, MA 2012, co-advisor: Yin Zhang)
    Thesis: Generalizations of the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Large-Scale and Distributed Optimization.
    Next position: Oracle

  • Chengo Li (PhD 2011, MA 2009, primary advisor: Yin Zhang)
    won 2011 BP Petroleum Geoscience Scholarship
    Thesis: Compressive Sensing for 3D Data Processing Tasks: Applications, Models and Algorithms.
    Next position: ConocoPhillips

  • Nabor Reyna Jr. (MA 2011)
    Thesis: Accelerated High-Performance Compressive Sensing using the Graphics Processing Unit
    Next position: Chevron

  • Jia Meng (PhD 2010, U.Houston, primary advisor: Zhu Han)
    Thesis: Compressive Sensing in Wireless Communications
    Next position: CGGVeritas

  • Yilun Wang (PhD 2009, MA 2008, co-advisor: Yin Zhang)
    Thesis: Enhanced Compressed Sensing using Iterative Support Detection
    Next position: postdoc at Cornell U., now Assoc. Professor at U. of Electrical Science and Technology of China

Previous postdoc mentees

Previous visitors

Scholars:

  • Yuanhai Shao (2016 - 2017, Zhejiang U of Tech)

  • Wenli Yan (2015 - 2016, Shanghai U)

  • Fusheng Wang (2015 - 2016, Professor at Taiyuan Normal U)

  • Lanchao Liu (ECE Ph.D., University of Houston)

  • Hyenkyun Woo (Research Fellow, 2014, Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

  • Zhikai Jiang (Associate Professor, 2012 - 2013, Huaihai Inst. of Technology)

  • Xin Liu (2010 - 2011, Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Students:

  • Zhaohui Du (2015 - 2016, Ph.D. student from Xi'an Jiaotong U)

  • Hong Wang (2015, Ph.D. student from HK Poly U)

  • Zhenbo Lu (2014 - 2015, Ph.D. student from USTC)

  • Jun Liu (2014 - 2015, PhD student, visiting from UESTC)

  • Wei Shi (2013 - 2014, PhD student, visiting from USTC)

  • Genming Ding (2013 - 2014, PhD student, visiting from Beijing Jiaotong U.)

  • Jinshan Zeng (2013 - 2014, PhD student, visiting from Xi'an Jiaotong U.)

  • Ruru Hao (2012 - 2014, PhD student, Dalian U. of Technology)

  • Hui Zhang (2011 - 2013, PhD student, National U. of Defense Technology of China)

  • Xiaoya Zhang (2012, PhD student, Zhejiang U.)