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Academy of Technology LogoResearch Staff Member
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA



Lei Yu is a Research Staff Member at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research. His research interests include data privacy, big data analytics & systems, the security and privacy of machine learning, large-scale machine learning systems, and deep learning. He received his Ph.D. on the topic of big data privacy and deep learning with differential privacy from the School of Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology.  More info can be found on his personal webpage.


  • Program chair of 2020 International Conference on Cognitive Computing (ICCC 2020)
  • Program committee of IEEE CogMI 2019 (The FIRST International Conference on Cognitive Machine Intelligence).
  • Workshop chair of The First International Workshop on Machine Learning Security and Privacy: Experiences and Applications with IEEE MASS 2019.