Xiaoyun Li

My name is Xiaoyun Li. I’m a research scientist at Baidu Research Institute, developing algorithms and theory for big data and machine learning. Before joining Baidu, I received my Ph.D in statistics from Rutgers University.


Work experience


Statistics, Machine Learning, Randomized Algorithms, Information Retrieval, Privacy, Distributed Optimization, Deep Learning, Basketball, Guitar… and anything interesting!

Selected Publications

(* : alphabetical order)


Dimensionality Reduction & Compression:

Randomized Algorithms, Hashing, Kernel Methods:

Distributed/Federated Optimization:

Computer Vision:

Causal Inference:

Service and leadership