He is an assistant professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington.

His research interests are primarily in algorithms and they span a wide range of topics such as convex optimization, convex geometry, spectral graph theory, and online algorithms. His primary research goal is to find algorithms for solving a general class of convex optimization problems.

He has received a variety of awards for his work, including Best Paper Award at SODA, Best Paper Award and 2 x Best Student Paper Award at FOCS, Sprowls Award and NSF CAREER Award, and A.W. Tucker Prize.

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Current funding: NSF CAREER Award and NSF TRIPODS

Email: yintat@ignoreme-uw.edu
Office: CSE 562