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Zhou, Mingyuan

Mingyuan Zhou

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences


Phone: 512-232-6763

Office Location
CBA 6.458

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712
Mingyuan Zhou joined The University of Texas at Austin faculty in 2013. He is with the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management (IROM) at the McCombs School of Business, and also a core faculty member in the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences (SDS) at the College of Natural Sciences. He has served as the 2018-2019 treasurer of the Bayesian Nonparametrics Section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, and as area chairs for leading machine learning conferences, including NeurIPS 2017-2019, ICLR 2019, and AAAI 2020. 

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, 2013
My research lies at the intersection of Bayesian statistics and machine learning, covering a diverse set of research topics in statistical theory and methods, hierarchical models, Bayesian nonparametrics, statistical inference for big data, and deep learning. I am currently focused on advancing both statistical inference with deep learning and deep learning with probabilistic methods.