Dennis Shen

Dennis Shen

Postdoc

UC Berkeley

Biography

I am on the 2022-2023 academic job market!

Hi! I am a FODSI postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley, where I am fortunate to be hosted by Professors Peng Ding, Jasjeet Sekhon, and Bin Yu. Previously, I completed my PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from MIT, where I was fortunate to be advised by Professor Devavrat Shah.

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Interests

  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • High-dimensional Statistics
  • Matrix/Tensor Completion

Education

  • PhD in EECS, 2020

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • MS in EECS, 2017

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • BS in EE, 2015

    University of California, San Diego

Publications

Public health implications of opening National Football League stadiums during the COVID-19 pandemic

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2022

Causal Imputation via Synthetic Interventions

Causal Learning and Reasoning (CLeaR), 2022.

Causal Matrix Completion

Working paper, 2022.

Industry Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Consultant

Uber Technologies

Jul 2021 – Present
 
 
 
 
 

Consultant

TauRx Therapeutics

Oct 2020 – Present
 
 
 
 
 

Core Data Science Research Intern

Facebook

Jun 2018 – Aug 2018 Menlo Park, California

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