Yuting Wei

Yuting Wei
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    307 Academic Research Building
    265 South 37th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: high-dimensional and nonparametric statistics, statistical inference, reinforcement learning, statistical genetics

Links: Personal Website



Ph.D. in Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, 2018
Advisors: Martin Wainwright, Aditya Guntuboyina

B.S. in Statistics, Peking University, 2013

B.A. in Economics, Peking University, 2013

Academic Positions Held

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Science,
the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2021-present

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Science,
Carnegie Mellon University, 2019-2021

Stein’s Fellow / Lecturer, Statistics Department,
Stanford University, 2018-2019

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All Courses

  • STAT4300 - Probability

    Discrete and continuous sample spaces and probability; random variables, distributions, independence; expectation and generating functions; Markov chains and recurrence theory.

  • STAT9990 - Independent Study

    Written permission of instructor and the department course coordinator required to enroll.

Awards and Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2022
  • Stein Fellowship, Stanford University, 2018
  • Erich L. Lehmann Citation, University of California, Berkeley, 2018


Latest Research

Gen Li, Yuejie Chi, Yuting Wei, Yuxin Chen, Minimax-Optimal Multi-Agent RL in Zero-Sum Markov Games With a Generative Model.
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