• University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Mathematics
    Ph.D. (2016)
    Dissertation: Asynchronous Parallel Coordinate Update Methods for Large Scale Problems
    Advisor: Wotao Yin

  • Rice University, Computational & Applied Mathematics
    Master of Art (2013)
    Dissertation: Parallel and Distributed Sparse Optimization
    Advisor: Wotao Yin

  • Xi'an Jiaotong University, Information and Computing Science
    Bachelor of Science (2011)


  • Amazon
    Research Scientist (2018 - present)

  • Twilio
    Sr. Data Scientist (2016 - 2018)

  • U.S. Army Research Lab, Machine Learning Group
    Research Intern (Summer 2012)