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Yuan Yuan

Yuan Yuan

Assistant Professor
Management Information Systems


Ph.D., Social & Engineering Systems & Statistics, MIT, 2021
B.Eng., Computer Science, Tsinghua University, 2016
B.A., Economics, Tsinghua University, 2016


Yuan Yuan is a computational social scientist and an Assistant Professor of Management at the Daniels School of Business (MIS area) at Purdue University. Yuan also holds a visiting researcher position at Microsoft.His research focuses on (1) leveraging big data and advanced computational techniques (e.g., machine learning and causal inference) to study online social interactions and social networks; and (2) developing computational techniques that combine machine learning and causal inference, with applications to online field experiments (A/B testing). Yuan's paper has been published at top general science journals such as Nature Communications and PNAS, top Management journals such as Management Science, top computer science conferences such as EC and WWW. Before coming to Purdue, he did my Ph.D. in the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received his Bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Tsinghua University.

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