Yang Cai is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Economics (secondary appointment) at Yale University. He finished his PhD at MIT in Computer Science and received his BSc in EECS at Peking University. His research interests lie in theoretical computer science and its interface with economics, probability, learning and statistics. He has been honored with the Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, the William Dawson Scholarship, and the Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship. His dissertation has been recognized by the George M. Sprowls Award and the SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award.