Yi Tang (唐毅)

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Research Interests

Lattice Problems, Post-quantum Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Theoretical Machine Learning, Theoretical Computer Science in general.


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, MI present

Ph.D. in CSE | GPA: 4.0

Courses: Randomness and Computation; Algebra.

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, NY May 2020

M.S. in Computer Science | GPA: 3.972

Courses: Quantum Computation, Introduction to Cryptography, Hardness of Approximation, Foundations of Machine Learning, Bayesian Machine Learning, Mathematics of Deep Learning, Deep Learning, Numerical Methods, Numerical Optimization, Convex and Nonsmooth Optimization.

School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China July 2018

B.S. in Computer Science | Major GPA: 3.94 | Overall GPA: 3.71

Selected courses: Algorithm Design and Analysis, Theoretical Computer Science, Information Theory, Java Programming, JavaScript Web Programming, Functional Programming, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Compiler Design, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Machine Learning; Mathematical Analysis, Advanced Algebra, Stochastic Processes, Functional Analysis; Atomic Physics, Quantum Mechanics.


Multicast Key Agreement, Revisited December 2020

Alexander Bienstock, Yevgeniy Dodis, Yi Tang


The Shift PUF: Technique for Squaring the Machine Learning Complexity of Arbiter-based PUFs Work-in-Progress, June 2020

Yi Tang, Donghang Wu, Yongzhi Cao, Marian Margraf


Continuous LWE April 2020

Joan Bruna, Oded Regev, Min Jae Song, Yi Tang

STOC 2021. arXiv:2005.09595, ECCC:TR20-080.

Nearly Optimal Embeddings of Flat Tori April 2020

Ishan Agarwal, Oded Regev, Yi Tang

APPROX 2020. arXiv:2005.00098.

Sample Essentiality and Its Application to Modeling Attacks on Arbiter PUFs October 2019

Siwen Zhu, Yi Tang, Junxiang Zheng, Yongzhi Cao, Hanpin Wang, Yu Huang, Marian Margraf.

ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, Volume 18, Issue 5, Article 42. DOI: 10.1145/3344148.


Nearly Optimal Embeddings of Flat Tori into Hilbert Space May 2020

Master's thesis.

A Structural Improvement to XOR Arbiter PUFs and Its Security Analysis May 2018

Undergraduate thesis.


Research Assistant, New York University, NY Summer 2019

Grader for Fundamental Algorithms, New York University, NY Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Research Projects

Efficiency Comparison of TreeKEM Variants June 2019, long-term

Implementation of Generic Signal Messaging Protocol April 2019, long-term


Web Application Developer, Sinosoft Company Ltd., Beijing, China July 2016

Web Frontend Developer, Sina Corp., Beijing, China January 2016


Programming Languages

JavaScript (HTML/CSS), C/C++, Scheme, Python, Haskell, Go, Java, Matlab, shell (Bash, Zsh).