Portrait of Christina Lee

Christina Lee

Postdoctoral Researcher

About

Christina Lee recently received her PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems. She received her B.S. in Computer Science from California Institute of Technology in 2011, and she received her M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2013. Starting in fall of 2018, she will be starting as an assistant professor at Cornell University in the Operations Research and Information Engineering Department. She is a recipient of the MIT Jacobs Presidential Fellowship, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, and the Claude E. Shannon Research Assistantship. Her research focuses on designing scalable algorithms for processing social data based on principles from statistical inference. Applications include recommendation systems, low-cost crowdsourcing, social networks, and online marketplaces.