Tianyi Peng, 彭天翼

Tianyi Peng 

Tianyi Peng
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email: tianyi [at] mit [dot] edu

Research Interest

I am currently interested in data science, machine learning, and quantum information science.


I received the bachelor's degree in computer science from Yao Class (special pilot CS program led by Prof. Andrew C. Yao), Tsinghua University in 2017.
More detailed education experience:

  • 2017.9 - current, Graduate Student, MIT

  • 2016.6 - 2016.9, Visiting Student, MIT

  • 2016.1 - 2016.3, Visiting Student, Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • 2013.9 - 2017.7, Undergraduate Student, Tsinghua University

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications (ICNC), 2020

  • 1st place, MIT Quantum Hackthon, MIT, 2020

  • 2nd place, IEEE programming competition IEEExtreme 13.0, with Yuzhou Gu and Kevin Sun, 2019

  • Outstanding Thesis Award, Tsinghua University 2017

  • Andrew C. Yao Award, Tsinghua, 2016

  • Gold Prize, ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (Shanghai region), with Yuanming Hu and Kangning Wang, 2014

  • Reserve member in China national team (12 people) for International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), 2013

  • International Gold Prize, Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO), 2012

Professional Services

  • Reviewer of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (IEEE-JSAC)