I am a statistician interested in developing new methods for analysing large complex data of high-dimensional, longitudinal, networked, and correlated nature.
I joined Warwick in 2013 as a Professor of Statistics, having 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.
I co-direct the Oxford-Warwick Statistics Programme (OxWaSP), the EPSRC & MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generational Statistical Science.
- Associate editor, the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B.
- Chair, the Research Section Committee of the Royal Statistical Society.
- Faculty fellow, the Alan Turing Institute for data science.
Current PhD Students: Hilmi Bin Abdul Majid, Lizhu Tao
Future PhD Students: I am always looking for talented PhD students to work with me. Some indicative projects on offer can be found here and here. I am currently advertising an icase studentship on "Statistical Machine Learning with Applications to Industrial Processes" joint with Tata Steel.
Office Hours in Term 2 AY 2016/2017: M 9:30-10:30, F 12:30-13:30. Please send an email for appointment in advance.
Postdocs, Visitors, Collaborators:
- Enquiry about research collaboration or supervision is always welcome.
- I am happy to host those who wish to apply for Open Research Fellowships or are externally funded, e.g. by the China Scholarship Council.