Yang Liu


Yang Liu is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Santa Cruz (2019 - present). He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University (2016 - 2018) hosted by Yiling Chen. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Department of EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2015. He is interested in crowdsourcing and algorithmic fairness in machine learning. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the NSF Fairness in AI award (lead PI). He has been selected to participate in several high-profile projects, including DARPA SCORE and IARPA HFC. His research has been covered by media including WIRED and WSJ. His work on using machine learning to forecast future security incidents has been successfully commercialized and acquired by FICO. His recent works have won four best paper awards at relevant workshops.


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