ECE Ph.D. Student Yingjie Li Named Rising Star by ML Commons

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ECE Ph.D. student Yingjie Li has been named a 2024 ML and Systems Research Rising Star from ML Commons.  She is one of 41 students from 33 global institutions chosen for this honor.  Recipients are chosen based on their demonstration of excellence in Machine Learning (ML) and Systems research.

ML Commons is an artificial intelligence engineering consortium focused on collaboration between industry and academia in building and improving AI systems that will benefit society.  It will host the 2024 Rising Stars Workshop at the NVIDIA headquarters in Santa Clara, CA in July, providing a platform for young researchers working at the intersection of ML and systems.

Li earned a B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China and a MS from Cornell University. Her research interests include physics-aware infrastructure for optical computing platforms, hardware-software co-design and efficient AI/ML algorithms, as well as electronic design automation (EDA) with a focus on machine learning for synthesis and verification. She is advised by Professor Cunxi Yu.

Other awards recently received are the Best Paper Award from the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2023, American Physical Society Division of Laser Science (DLS) Poster Award 2022, and second place at the 2023 Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Design Automation (ACM/SIGDA) Student Research Competition.  She was named an EECS Rising Star in 2023.

Published June 26, 2024