Jianyu Chen is an assistant professor in Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) at Tsinghua University. Prior to that, he was working with Prof. Masayoshi Tomizuka at the University of California, Berkeley and received his Ph.D. degree in 2020. He received his Bachelor degree from Tsinghua University in 2015.
Jianyu is working at an intersection of machine learning, robotics and control to build intelligent systems which can efficiently learn safe and reliable sensori-motor control policies. Applications of his work mainly focus on robotic systems such as autonomous driving and industrial robots. His research interests include reinforcement learning, optimal control, representation learning, robotics, and autonomous driving.