2015  Now: Assistant professor in the statistics department of UC Davis
2013  2015: Postdoc in the statisitics department, Wharton school, University of Pennsylvania.
2013: Ph.D of Mathematics, Stanford University.
2008: Bachelor of Science with major in Mathematics, Peking University.
My CV and google citation page.
I am interested in understanding the mathematical structures of models and methods that arise from the practice of highdimensional learning and statistics. My current research interests include:
 Highdimensional statistics
 Network analysis
 Machine learning theory
Students:
 Xingmei Lou (Stats/Davis)
 Yucheng Liu (Stats/Davis)
 Xiaohan Hu (Math/Davis)
Alumni:
Awards:
 NSF CAREER Award DMS1848575
 2019 Information Theory Paper Award for the paper "Phase Retrieval via Wirtinger Flow: Theory and Algorithms"
Contact
4232 Math Sciences Bldg, 399 Crocker Lane, Davis, CA, 95616
Phone: 6502231084
Email: xdgli AT ucdavis DOT edu
