About Me

I am now a tenure-track assistant professor at Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), School of Electronic Information and Communications (EIC), where I’m awarded the Wuhan Youth Talent and East Lake Youth Talent Fellowship 2021. Before that, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Statistics and ICSI, in 2020, hosted by Prof. Michael Mahoney. I received my Ph.D. from CentraleSupélec, University Paris-Saclay, in 2019, where I worked under the supervision of Prof. Romain Couillet and Prof. Yacine Chitour. I received my B.Sc degree in Optical and Electronic Information from Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China, in 2014, and my M.Sc. degree in Signal and Image Processing (ATSI) from University Paris-Saclay, France, in 2016. My research interests are broadly in (statistical) machine learning, signal processing, random matrix theory, and high-dimensional statistics.

Curriculum Vitae

Here is my CV in English and in Chinese.

My Erdős number is 4, via Romain Couillet, Zhidong Bai, and Gutti Jogesh Babu.


I am looking for self-motivated research interns with strong background in math/stats and a general interest in machine learning, on the following topics:


For more information please refer to my detailed CV.

Contact Me

E-mail: zhenyu_liao at hust.edu.cn