University of Missouri



Recruiting students interested in deep learning computation!
Sep. 2020: Our paper "Directional pruning for deep neural networks" is accepted by NeurIPS 2020!
Feb. 2020: Pre-trained parameters of ResNet50 on ImageNet achieving 73% top 1 acc with only 8% active parameters can now be downloaded from our GitHub

Research interests

The main thrust of my research is resource-aware statistical inference/machine learning.
  • Sparse deep neural networks and applications
  • Distributed inference and computation (for big data)
  • Structurally-aware stochastic algorithms

Reviewing and editorial services

  • Associate editor for Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews