Yang Cai
Associate Professor
Yale University

Prof. Cai Yang is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Economics at Yale University. Before joining Yale, he was an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at McGill University. He did his postdoctoral work with Christos Papadimitriou at UC Berkeley. He completed his PhD at MIT in Computer Science under the supervision of Mr. Kostis Daskalakis and received his B.Sc in EECS, Peking University. His research interests are in theoretical computer science and its relationship to economics, probability, learning and statistics.He has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, an NSF CAREER Award, a William Dawson Fellowship, and a Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship. His thesis has been recognized by the George M. Sprowls Award (for the best MIT PhD theses in CS) and the SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award.



The project “ARCHIMEDES Unit: Research in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Algorithms” with code OPS 5154714 is implemented by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan “Greece 2.0” and is funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU.

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