Tianyi Chen

Assistant Professor
Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

Tianyi Chen has been with the Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as an assistant professor since August 2019. He received the bachelor degree from Fudan University, and the doctoral degree from the University of Minnesota, respectively. He has also held visiting positions at Harvard University, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
His background is in machine learning, optimization, signal processing, and communication networks. His current research focuses on the theory and application of optimization, machine Learning, and statistical signal processing to problems emerging in data science and communication networks.

Education

Ph.D, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA, 2019

M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA, 2017

B.S., Communication Science and Engineering, Fudan University, China, 2014

Focus Area

Machine Learning, Large-Scale Optimization, Data Science, Communication Networks