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Professor Chenlei Leng (冷琛雷), Co-Director, OxWaSP CDT

Chenlei is a statistician interested in developing new methods for analysing large complex data of high-dimensional, longitudinal, networked, and correlated nature.

He joined Warwick in 2013 as a Professor of Statistics. He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and PhD in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.

He co-directs the Oxford-Warwick Statistics Programme (OxWaSP), the EPSRC & MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generational Statistical Science.

Research Activities

Software and papers

Tutees: For term 3 meetings in AY 2015/2016, please sign up to meet on 27 April or 28 April.

Office Hours in Term 1, AY 2016/2017: TBA.

Students, Postdocs, Visitors, Collaborators:

  • Enquiry about research collaboration or supervision is welcome;
  • Students with good theoretical background: Please get in touch for PhD projects;
  • Postdocs: He is happy to host those who are interested in applying for Open Research Fellowships;
  • He welcomes enquiry about research opportunities from those who are externally funded, e.g. by the China Scholarship Council.


Office: Room D0.13, Zeeman Building.

Email: C dot Leng at warwick dot ac dot uk

Phone: +44 (0)24 7615 0779

Fax: +44 (0)24 7652 4532

Address: Department of Statistics, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK.

Links: WDSI, WCPM.