Mengdi Wang

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning


Office: Sherrerd Hall, 226

Phone: 609-258-8773

Research interests: Decision making and reinforcement learning problems involving uncertainty or hidden information; modeling uncertainty and designing algorithmic approaches that "learn" the best decisions as information is revealed. optimization (stochastic, online, and even more), stochastic programming, variational inequalities, dynamic programing, statistical learning, and game dynamics.


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    Mengdi Wang makes a play at decoding disease

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    New initiatives bring Princeton to the fore of AI innovation

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    Can language models read the genome? This one decoded mRNA to make better vaccines.

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    Princeton Engineering faculty members receive grants for COVID-19 research from Digital Transformation Institute

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    Schmidt DataX Fund supports research projects that harness data science to speed up discovery

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    Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Funds Research on Carbon Capture and Storage


  • Applied Math

  • Data Science

  • Financial Technology

  • Robotics


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    Electrical and Computer Engineering

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    Center for Statistics and Machine Learning