Incoming Assistant Professor Sharon Li Named One of Forbes 30 under 30

Sharon LiSharon Li has been named to Forbes 30 under 30-Science for her work in deep learning, specifically applied to image recognition problems. (Visit Sharon’s complete Forbes profile.) She is excited about the prospect of joining the UW-Madison Computer Sciences department in the fall of 2020, after completing her postdoc at Stanford University.

Forbes honorees are chosen among thousands of nominees in a three-layer process that relies on the knowledge and authority of their wide-reaching community, skilled reporters, and expert judges. The honorees are considered bold risk-takers putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade.