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Rose Yu

Assistant Professor

Affiliate Faculty with the Department of Physics


Office Location

177 Huntington Avenue
2224 – 177
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Rose Yu, 2210-177
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Spatiotemporal modeling


  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Southern California


Dr. Yu is an Assistant Professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. She is affiliated with Northeastern’s Department of Physics. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher in Caltech Computing and Mathematical Sciences. She earned her PhD in Computer Sciences at the University of Southern California and was a visiting researcher at Stanford University.

Her research focuses on developing machine learning techniques for large-scale time series and spatiotemporal data. She is generally interested in the theory and applications of sequential decision making, optimization, and spatiotemporal modeling. Her work has been successfully applied to intelligent transportation, climate informatics, and social media anomaly detection. Among her awards, she was nominated as one of the 2015 “MIT Rising Stars in EECS”.