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Sharon Yixuan Li

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Sharon Yixuan Li (Facebook AI)

Sharon Y. Li is currently a postdoc researcher in the Computer Science department at Stanford, working with Chris RĂ©. She will be joining the Computer Sciences Department at University of Wisconsin Madison as an assistant professor, starting in Fall 2020. Previously, she completed her PhD from Cornell University in 2017, where she was advised by John E. Hopcroft. Her thesis committee members are Kilian Q. Weinberger and Thorsten Joachims. She has spent time at Google AI twice as an intern, and Facebook AI as a Research Scientist. She was named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science in 2020. Her principal research interests are in the algorithmic foundations of deep learning and its applications. Her time in both academia and industry has shaped my view and approach in research. She is particularly excited about developing open-world machine learning methods that can reduce human supervision during training, and enhance reliability during deployment.

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