Qian Yu

Qian Yu, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering

Qian Yu

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


(805) 893-3977
3123 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


Distributed Algorithms, Machine Learning and Data Mining

Yu's research interests span information theory, machine learning theory, distributed computing, and many other problems math-related. His research goal is to establish the fundamental limits of physical systems, which involves inventing new mathematical tools to prove impossibility results, and algorithmic designs to achieve optimality. 


PhD  Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California
MS    Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS    Physics and Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology