Yifan Sun received her PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California
Los Angeles in 2015, with research focusing on convex optimization and semidefinite
programming. She was then Technicolor Research and Innovation, forcusing on machine
learning and data science applications. More recently, she completed two postdocs,
at the the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and L'Institut National
de Rechereche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA) in Paris, France.