Yiqiao Yin holds an M.A. in statistics from Columbia University, an M.S. in finance from the University of Rochester, and a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Rochester. He is currently a PhD candidate at Columbia University. His research interests include feature learning and representation learning, deep learning, computer vision (CV), natural language processing (NLP), and reinforcement learning (RL). He has held professional appointments as an enterprise-level data scientist at Bayer Crop Science, a quantitative researcher at AQR working on alternative quantitative approaches to portfolio management and factor-based trading, and a trader at T3 Trading on Wall Street. Yiqiao was an instructor at Trilogy Education, supervises a small fund specializing in algorithmic trading, and runs his own YouTube Channel in which he discusses topics in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.