Recent Publications

* The authors contributed equally.

. Plug-and-Play Methods Provably Converge with Properly Trained Denoisers. The International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2019.

. ALISTA: Analytic Weights Are As Good As Learned Weights in LISTA . The International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2019.


. Theoretical Linear Convergence of Unfolded ISTA and its Practical Weights and Thresholds. In Proceedings of Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Splotlight Oral, 2018.

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. Can We Gain More from Orthogonality Regularizations in Training Deep Networks?. In Proceedings of Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2018.

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

  • 12/2018, I gave a spotlight oral at NeurIPS 2018 in Montreal, Canada.
  • 11/2018, I attended a bio-seminar at ECE, Texas A&M to present my work about LISTA in NeurIPS 2018.
  • 03/2018, I attended Prof. Simon Foucart’s reading seminar on Compressive Sensing, extensions, and applications and gave a presentation about learning-based sparse optimization.

Teaching & Services

  • Reviewer, ICCV 2019
  • Reviewer, IEEE Signal Processing Letter 2019
  • Reviewer, NeurIPS 2019
  • Reviewer, WACV 2019.
  • Student volunteer for AAAI 2018.


  • 320 Harvey R Bright Building Texas A&M University College Station, TX, 77843, United States
  • Wed 4:30 - 5:30 pm or email for appointment