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The Lab for Statistics, Computing, Algorithms, Learning, and Economics (SCALE) at UCLA, led by Prof. Xiaowu Dai

People​ [Photo Galary]

Current PhD students

Yingqi Gao

Jiale Han

Abhishek Devarajan

Wenlu Xu

Ali Mofrad

Hengzhi He

Past PhD students

Yuantong Li (Research Scientist at Meta)

Undergraduate/Master research interns

Huiying Zhong (Peking University, 2023-2024) (next PhD student at MIT)


Reading​ Group

The weekly reading group focuses on the state-of-the-art of machine learning, mechanism design, statistics, and biostatistics. Note: The 2024 Spring reading group is on Thursdays from 2-3pm, PST.

If you are interested in joining the reading group or joining the lab, please contact me at

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