Y. Samuel Wang

Y. Samuel Wang

Post-doc (2018-2021)

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Sam Wang is currently an assistant professor at Cornell University. He was a post-doc at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business advised by Mladen Kolar. His theoretical and methodological research interests are focused on causal discovery, graphical models, and high-dimensional statistical methods; his applied research interests lie in the social sciences. He completed his PhD in 2018 at the University of Washington advised by Mathias Drton and received his undergraduate degree from Rice University. Prior to embarking on his PhD studies, he worked in management consulting.

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  • Causal Discovery
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • High-Dimensional Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • PhD in Statistics, 2018

    University of Washington

  • BA in Applied Math; Economics, 2010

    Rice Uiversity