About me

Hi, I am Yilun Xu. I am a first year PhD student in MIT, advised by Tommi Jaakkola. I just obtained my Bachelor’s degree from Turing Class in EECS dept, Peking University. I had the privilege of working with Yizhou Wang and Yuqing Kong in PKU, and Stefano Ermon in Stanford.

My research interests are machine learning.

Contact: ylxu@mit.edu , xuyilun@pku.edu.cn


(*) denotes equal contribution


   Sept. 2020 - : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston

     PhD student

     Advisor: Tommi Jaakkola

   Sept. 2016 - July. 2020: Peking University, Beijing

     B.S. in Turing Class, Computer Science (summa cum laude)

     Advisor: Yizhou Wang

   Jun. 2019 - Sept. 2019: Stanford University, Palo Alto

     Visiting student

     Advisor: Stefano Ermon


I am a national second-class table tennis player in China XD.

I have been playing PUBG (mobile), LoL a lot. Find me out!


Conference Reviewer: NeurIPS 2020, 2021, 2022; ICLR 2021, 2022; ICML 2021, 2022

Workshop Reviewer: ICML-AI4Science 2022

PC member: ICLR 2022 PAIR2Struct Workshop