Zhiyuan Li (李志远)


I am an incoming (Fall 2023) Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC). I received my PhD from the Computer Science Department at Princeton University in 2022, where I was advised by Prof. Sanjeev Arora. I did my undergraduate study at Yao Class(2013-2017), Tsinghua University.

I'm currently a postdoctoral fellow in Computer Science Department at Stanford University, working with Tengyu Ma. My research focuses on machine learning and optimization, especially on deep learning theory.

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Prospective Students: I have PhD openings at TTIC since Fall 2023. Please submit your application and mention me as one of your faculty of interest.

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Conference Papers



Reviewers for JMLR, Machine Learning, Neurips, COLT, ALT, AISTATS, ICML, ICLR