Tianbao Yang

Associate Professor
Computer Science, University of Iowa
also affiliated with Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences program
Email: [first-name]-[last-name] at uiowa.edu

I am an associate professor at the Computer Science Department at the University of Iowa. My research interests center around optimization, big data, machine learning and AI. I was a researcher at NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Before that, I was a Machine Learning Researcher at GE Global Research. I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University in 2012. Here is my Google Scholar Citations.

Associate Editor

Area Chair/SPC

PC Member


  • International Conference of Machine Learning (ICML) 2016
  • ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) 2016
  • International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) 2016
  • Advances in Neural Information Processing System (NIPS) 2014
  • Advances in Neural Information Processing System (NIPS) 2013
  • ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data
  • Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition
  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
  • Information Sciences