Instructor Profile

Yuxin Chen, Machine Learning for Cybersecurity instructor

Yuxin Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Yuxin Chen is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. Previously, he was a postdoctoral scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech, hosted by Prof. Yisong Yue. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from ETH Zurich, under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Krause. He is a recipient of the PIMCO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, a Swiss National Science Foundation Early Postdoc. Mobility fellowship, and a Google European Doctoral Fellowship in Interactive Machine Learning.

His research interest lies broadly in probabilistic reasoning and machine learning. Yuxin is currently working on developing interactive machine learning systems that involve active learning, sequential decision making, interpretable models and machine teaching. You can find more information in his Google scholar profile.