Jiaming Xu is an assistant professor in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, which he joined in July 2018. Before that, he was an assistant professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University from August 2016 to June 2018, a research fellow with the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley from January 2016 to June 2016, and a postdoctoral fellow with the Statistics Department at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania from January 2015 to December 2015.
Jiaming received his PhD from UIUC in 2014, under the supervision of Bruce Hajek, his MS from UT-Austin in 2011, and his BE from Tsinghua University in 2009, all in electrical and computer engineering. His research interests include data science, high-dimensional statistical inference, information theory, convex and non-convex optimization, queueing theory, and game theory.
- Computational Complexity of Statistical Inference, Fall 2021. Workshop Organizer.
- Probability, Geometry, and Computation in High Dimensions, Fall 2020. Visiting Scientist.
- Counting Complexity and Phase Transitions, Spring 2016. Research Fellow.