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Yao Xie

Yao Xie

Coca-Cola Foundation Chair and Professor and Associate Director of Machine Learning Center
Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and minor in Mathematics (2011), Stanford University
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (2006), University of Florida
B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2004), University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Yao Xie

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Yao Xie is a Coca-Cola Foundation Chair and Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. She also serves as Associate Director of Machine Learning and Data Science of the Center for Machine Learning. From September 2017 until March 2023 she was the Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Early Career Professor.

Her research interests are in sequential statistical methods, statistical signal processing, big data analysis, compressed sensing, optimization, and has been involved in applications to wireless communications, sensor networks, medical and astronomical imaging.

Dr. Xie previously served as Research Scientist in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Duke University after receiving her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (minor in Mathematics) from Stanford University in 2011.

  • Statistics
  • Big Data
  • Signal/Information Processing
Finalist of Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) - April 2007
Donald P. Gaver, Jr. Award for Excellence in Operations Research - 2022
General Yao-Wu Wang Stanford Graduate Fellowship - 2007-2010
First place of Best Student Paper Award, Annual IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers - 2005
First place in ECE departmental research poster contest, University of Florida - 2005
President's Recognition of Outstanding Student, University of Florida - 2004-2006
Best Undergraduate Thesis Award, USTC - 2004
Outstanding Graduates of USTC. Outstanding Graduates of Anhui Province, China - 2004
First Prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modelling (CUMCM) - 2003
Zhongzhi Zhang Science and Technology Scholarship, USTC - 2003
Outstanding Student Scholarship of USTC - 2001-2003
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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343