Yan Leng

Connection Science Faculty

Yan Leng is Assistant Professor at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas, Austin. She holds master degrees in Computer Science and Transportation Engineering, both from MIT. Professor Leng is a network scientist working on social science problems. Her research lies in the intersection of machine learning, network theory, and causal inference. She uses large-scale behavioral data to understand collective human behavior over social networks and builds computational techniques for solving societal and organizational issues.