Ph.D. student

Lehigh University


Yutong is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University, working under the supervision of Professor Daniel P. Robinson.

His current research focus on designing and analyzing algorithms for large scale convex non-smooth optimization problems arisen in machine learning.


  • Optimization in Machine Learning


  • M.S. in Statistics, 2019

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • B.S. in Statistics (with honors), 2017

    Sichuan University



Data Scientists Intern

Bud Analytic Lab of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Jan 2018 – May 2019 Urbana, IL
Leverage the power of the machine learning algorithms and domain knowledge to support global agronomist teams manage Barley in a smart way.



Real Estate Market Data Analysis

Develope data products to help Airbnb hosts to determine listing prices.

Show and Tell: A Neural Image Caption Generator

Feed in an image, AI will generate the caption for you!

Variational Gaussian Mixtures

Clustering under the variation inference framework.