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About Me

I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Econometrics and Statistics group at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. I hold a MSc in Statistics from U of C  and a BSc in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics fron Zhejiang University(China).

My primary research interests are bayesian statistics, machine learning and network science. I am currenly working with Prof. Nick Polson and Prof. Veronika Rockova.



  1. Wang, Y. & Ročková, V. (2020). Uncertainty Quantification for Sparse Deep Learning. Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (2020)
  2. Wang, Y., Polson, N. G., & Sokolov, V. O. (2019). Scalable Data Augmentation for Deep Learning.
  3.  Liu, Y., Ročková, V., & Wang, Y. (2018). Variable Selection with ABC Bayesian Forests. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B (in revision)
  4. Feng, G., Polson, N., Wang, Y., & Xu, J. (2018). Sparse Regularization in Marketing and Economics.


Work in progress:

  1. Deep Learning Paticle Filtering, with Jingyu He and Nicholas Polson.



  1. Big Data (2019 Spring)
  2. Business Statistics (2019 Fall)