Yingying Li
Postdoc at University of Houston
Office:W330 Engineering Building
Email:yingyingli@math.ucla.edu

Education
Sep 2006–Jun 2010 University of California, Los Angeles    Ph.D candidate in Applied Math
Thesis: Effective Algotithms for L1 Optimization and its applications    Advisor: Professor Stanley Osher
Sep 2002–Jul 2006 Peking University, P. R. China   B.A. in Math
Thesis: Survey on Statistical Learning Theory    Advisor: Professor Minghua Deng
Research Experience
2008–2010 University of California, Los Angeles
Project: Heat Source Identification    Advisor: Professor Stanley Osher and Professor Richard Tsai
2008–2009 University of California, Los Angeles
Project: Fast Algorithms for Compressed SensingPDF    Advisor: Professor Stanley Osher
2008–2009 University of California, Los Angeles
Project: Coordinate Descent for Solving ROFPDF    Advisor: Professor Stanley Osher
2007 Summer University of California, Los Angeles
Project: Nonlocal Methods for Hyperspectral Image Processing   Advisor: Todd Wittman
2006 Peking University, P. R. China
Project: The Development of Complex Dynamic System    Advisor: Professor Shengjian Wu
2006 Peking University, P. R. China
Project: Survey on Statistical Learning Theory   Advisor: Professor Minghua Deng
Teaching Experience
2008 Winter & 2007 Fall Applied Partial Differentical Equations    266A & 266B    graduate level
2008 Spring Stochastic Processed    171A   upper division
Conference Experience
2010 2010 Joint Mathematics Meeting Coordinate Descent for L1 MinimizationPDF
2009 DTRA/NSF Algorithms Workshop in Charleston Adaptive Solution of Heat Source IdentificationPDF
2009 20th Intnl. Symp. Programming in Chicago Heat Source Identification Based on L1 OptimizationPDF
Mathematical Modeling Contests
2005 & 2004 “Honorable Mention” of American Mathematical Contest (ACM) in Modeling
2004 First Prize in the Chinese Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Awards
2008–2010 UCLA Research Fellowship
2007 UCLA Graduate Student Fellowship
2006 Presidents Undergraduate Research Fellowship      Peking University, P. R. China
Language Skills: Native in Mandarin and fluent in English.
Programming Skills: 4+ years in Matlab and C/C++, familiar with Java.