Christina Lee Yu (formerly Christina E. Lee) is an Assistant Professor at Cornell University in Operations Research and Information Engineering. Prior to Cornell, she was a postdoc at Microsoft Research New England. She received her PhD in 2017 and MS in 2013 in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems. She received her BS in Computer Science from California Institute of Technology in 2011.  She received honorable mention for the 2018 INFORMS Dantzig Dissertation Award, and was a participant of the 2016 EECS Rising Stars workshop hosted by CMU.  Her research focuses on designing and analyzing scalable algorithms for processing social data based on principles from statistical inference.

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Statistical learning and inference