Yanan Sui

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Postdoctoral Researcher
Computer Science Department
Stanford University

Address: Gates Building #240, Stanford, CA 94305
Email: ysui@cs.stanford.edu


ABOUT ME

I'm a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford AI Lab working with Fei-Fei Li, Silvio Savarese, and Juan Carlos Niebles. I was a graduate student in Computation and Neural Systems and postdoctoral researcher in Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech, supervised by Joel W. Burdick and Yisong Yue. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2010. I spent one year after college working at the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences with Mu-ming Poo and Yang Dan.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests are in the areas of Machine Learning, Neural Engineering, AI-Assisted Healthcare, and Robotics. I work on methodologies for bandit problems, Bayesian optimization, computer vision, reinforcement learning; and their applications in neuromodulation, robot control, and other healthcare problems.


PUBLICATIONS

D3TW: Discriminative Differentiable Dynamic Time Warping for Weakly Supervised Action Alignment and Segmentation
Chien-Yi Chang, De-An Huang, Yanan Sui, Li Fei-Fei, Juan Carlos Niebles
In IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019 [pdf]

Motor Control after Human SCI through Activation of Muscle Synergies under Spinal Cord Stimulation
Richard Cheng, Yanan Sui, Dimitry Sayenko, Joel Burdick
In IEEE Trans on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2019 [pdf]

Automatic Sleep Stage Classification Based on Subthalamic Local Field Potentials
Yue Chen, Chen Gong, Hongwei Hao, Yi Guo, Shujun Xu, Yuhuan Zhang, Guoping Yin, Xin Cao, Anchao Yang, Fangang Meng, Jingying Ye, Hesheng Liu, Jianguo Zhang, Yanan Sui*, Luming Li* (* corresponding authors)
In IEEE Trans on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2019 [pdf]

On Muscle Activation for Improving Robotic Rehabilitation after Spinal Cord Injury
Richard Cheng, Yanan Sui, Dimitry Sayenko, Joel Burdick
In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018 [pdf]

Stagewise Safe Bayesian Optimization with Gaussian Processes
Yanan Sui, Vincent Zhuang, Joel Burdick, Yisong Yue
In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018 [pdf]

Advancements in Dueling Bandits
Yanan Sui, Masrour Zoghi, Katja Hofmann, Yisong Yue
In International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2018 [pdf]

Safe Exploration and Optimization of Constrained MDPs using Gaussian Processes
Akifumi Wachi, Yanan Sui, Yisong Yue, Masahiro Ono
In AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018 [pdf]

Quantifying performance of bipedal standing with multi-channel EMG
Yanan Sui, Kun ho Kim, Joel Burdick
In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017 [pdf]

Correlational dueling bandits with application to clinical treatment in large decision spaces
Yanan Sui, Yisong Yue, Joel Burdick
In International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017 [pdf]

Multi-dueling bandits with dependent arms
Yanan Sui, Vincent Zhuang, Joel Burdick, Yisong Yue
In Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 2017 [pdf]

Safe Exploration for Optimization with Gaussian Processes
Yanan Sui, Alkis Gotovos, Joel Burdick, Andreas Krause
In International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2015 [pdf]

Clinical online recommendation with subgroup rank feedback
Yanan Sui, Joel Burdick
In ACM Conference on Recommender systems (Recsys), 2014 [pdf]

Tonotopic reorganization and spontaneous firing in inferior colliculus during both short and long recovery periods after noise overexposure
Feng Wang, Li Zuo, Bo Hong, Dongyi Han, Ethan M Range, Lingyun Zhao, Yanan Sui, Weiwei Guo and Liangfa Liu
Journal of Biomedical Science 2013, 20:91 [pdf]

Axon position within the corpus callosum determines contralateral cortical projection
Jing Zhou, Yunqing Wen, Liang She, Yanan Sui, Lu Liu, Linda J. Richards, and Mu-ming Poo
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 110.29 (2013): E2714-E2723 [pdf]

Forward transport of proteins in the plasma membrane of migrating cerebellar granule cells
Dong Wang, Liang She, Yanan Sui, Xiao-bing Yuan, Yunqing Wen and Mu-ming Poo
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 109.51 (2012): E3558-E3567 [pdf]


EDUCATION

2011 - 2016,    California Institute of Technology

2006 - 2010,    Tsinghua University


TEACHING

2009, Teaching Assistant for Contemporary Methods in System Neuroscience Research, Tsinghua University


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