Jie Wang

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Jie Wang
Third Year Ph.D. Student
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering(ISyE)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Contact: Email, Github
CV (Updated on 2023-02-04)


Advisor: Professor Yao Xie

My research interest lies in optimization and statistics. Currently I am focusing on various machine learning problems with Optimal Transport.

I am very fortunate to learn how to do research from Professor Rui Gao, Professor Hongyuan Zha, Professor Shenghao Yang, Professor Yin Zhang, and Professor Xinyun Chen.


Reviewer for TIT, JSAIT, TSP, AISTATS, NeurIPS.


  • I passed the thesis proposal in 2023-01-27!

  • I am planning to give thesis proposal presentation on 2023 spring semester!

  • Win the 2022 ISyE Robert Goodell Brown Research Excellence award (Data Science and Statistics Track)!

  • Win the Best Student Poster Award (Honorable Mention) at Georgia Statistics Day 2022!

  • Win the 2022 INFORMS Best Poster Award! Poster titled “Sinkhorn Distributionally Robust Optimization”.

  • Win the Best Performance Award for Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam in Statistics in 2021!

  • I am back to Atlanta and start my second-year Ph.D. study.

  • Due to visa restrictions, I will start the Ph.D. study online at the first year. Currently I am also a visiting student at SSE until August, 2021.

  • Obtained Bachelor's degree in Pure of Mathematics Major from CUHK(SZ) in June, 2020.