Rex Ying is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Yale University. His research focus includes algorithms for graph neural networks, geometric embeddings, and trustworthy ML on graphs. He is the author of many widely used GNN algorithms such as GraphSAGE, PinSAGE and GNNExplainer. Rex worked on a variety of applications of graph learning in physical simulations, social networks, NLP, knowledge graphs and biology. He developed the first billion-scale graph embedding services at Pinterest, and the graph-based anomaly detection algorithm at Amazon. He is the winner of the dissertation award at KDD 2022.
The panel will explore the opportunities and challenges presented by cutting-edge US-China innovations in industries: AI, renewable, and semiconductors. Experts will discuss technological advancements and their potential to disrupt industries, with a focus on future possibilities.