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Yongkai Wu

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D., 2020 - University of Arkansas 
Computer Science
B.E., 2014 - Tsinghua University
Electronic Information Science and Technology

Contact Information
Email: yongkaw@clemson.edu 

Personal webpage

Professional 

Dr. Yongkai Wu received the B.E. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from Tsinghua University in 2014. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Arkansas in 2020. In August 2020, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University as an assistant professor.

Research
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have drawn tremendous attention in recent years due to their capacity of tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems. However, the concerns are growing that artificial intelligence and machine learning are potentially violating fairness, privacy, transparency, etc. Dr. Wu’s research group at Clemson works on achieving fairness, trustworthiness, and transparency in machine learning and artificial intelligence systems using causal inference.