Yangyang Xu


Yangyang Xu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180

Office: Amos Eaton 310
Phone: 518-276-6902
Email: xuy21@rpi.edu  OR  yangyangxu.rpi@gmail.com

  • Prospective graduate students: We are always interested in students with strong self motivations and strong math background. One graduate research assistant position is available. Please drop me an email if you are interested in our research.

Research Interests

  • Continuous optimization: stochastic programming, distributed optimization, tensor optimization,

  • Methods: stochastic approximation, first-order methods, block update methods, operator splitting

  • Computing: parallel and distributed computing

  • Applications: machine learning, signal processing, compressed sensing, data mining

Editorial Board

  • Mathematics of Operations Research (Jan. 2023 – )

Research partly supported by