Hui Li
Principal Staff Scientist, Data Science

Until her passing in March 2019, Dr. Hui Li was a Principal Staff Scientist of Data Science Technologies at SAS. Dr. Li’s most memorable contribution on this blog is her guide to machine language algorithms, which continues to be referenced by millions of data science enthusiasts around the world. Dr. Li's work focused on deep learning, cognitive computing and SAS recommendation systems in SAS Viya. She received her PhD degree and Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Duke University. Before joining SAS, she worked at Duke University as a research scientist and at Signal Innovation Group, Inc. as a research engineer. Her research interests included machine learning for big, heterogeneous data, collaborative filtering recommendations, Bayesian statistical modeling and reinforcement learning.