School of Information Technology and Engineering
University of Ottawa;School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa
Yongyi Mao's research has spanned communication, information theory and machine learning. His present research interest primarily lies in understanding the modern paradigm of deep learning, improving the paradigm, and applying it to various application areas including natural language processing, knowledge bases, communications and biology and medicine.
Yongyi Mao regularly teaches graduate courses in information theory, error control coding, probabilistic graphical models, and deep learning and reinforcement learning.
Yongyi Mao served as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.