Will Wei Sun

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Assistant Professor
Department of Management Science
University of Miami School of Business Administration


Email: wsun@bus.miami.edu
Phone: 765-637-1119
Office: KE 404
Address: 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

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  • 2015, Ph.D. in Statistics, Purdue University
  • 2014, M.S. in Statistics and Computer Science, Purdue University
  • 2011, M.S. in Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2009, B.S. in Statistics, Nankai University, China

Research Interests

General Fields

  • Machine learning and big data

Specific Areas

  • Tensor-variate data analysis (tensor factorization, tensor regression, tensor clustering)

  • Convex/non-convex optimization (computational-and-statistical tradeoffs)

  • Stability of learning algorithms (nearest neighbor classifiers, K-means, recommendation systems)

  • Computational advertising (causal inference, personalized ads, real time bidding system)

  • Neuroimaging analysis and dynamic network analysis