Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Peking University, 2001; M.S., 2003; Ph.D., Princeton University, 2007. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2009-15; Professor, 2015-.
Research Areas: Mathematics
Yi works in Low Dimensional Geometry and Topology. His research focuses on Heegaard Floer homology and its applications, Gauge theory, Symplectic Geometry and Khovanov homology. He is also interested in hyperbolic geometry, combinatorial topology, geometric group theory, foliations and laminations, and dynamics.