Faculty Profile

Ruoyu Sun

Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Ruoyu Sun
Ruoyu Sun
Assistant Professor
209D Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-0166

Primary Research Area

  • Data Analytics


  • B.S. in Mathematics, Peking University, China, 2009
  • Ph.D in Electrial Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015.

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, 2015.06-2016.05
  • Visiting Scientist, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research, 2016.06-2016.12

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Research Areas

  • Data Analytics
  • Operations Research

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings


  • System and Method for Transmission Point (TP)Association and Beamforming Assignment in Heterogeneous Networks . Ruoyu Sun, Mingyi Hong, Hadi Baligh, Zhi-Quan Luo, and Meisam Razaviyayn. U.S. Patent App. 13/757,303, filed Feb. 2013.


  • INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Competition, Honorable Mention (2015)
  • INFORMS George Nicholson Student Paper Competition, Second Place (2015)