Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Biostatistics, 2009.
B.Sc., Peking University, Applied Mathematics, 2003.
Functional/longitudinal data analysis, hypothesis testing, statistical genetics, semiparametric/nonparametric models, as well as their applications to public health and biomedical studies.
(Reading, Writing, Speaking)
Chinese, Mandarin: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)
English: (Fluent, Fluent, Fluent)
American Statistical Association
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
International Biometric Society (ENAR)
International Chinese Statistical Association
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Honors and Awards
2009-2009, Statistics in Epidemiology Section travel award for JSM, American Statistical Association
2009-2009, Margaret Merrell Award for excellence in research, Margaret Merrell Fund, Johns Hopkins University
2008-2008, ENAR distinguished student award, International Biometric Society
2008-2008, IMS Laha award, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
2004-2009, Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Biostatistics
Multilevel latent class models with dirichlet mixing distribution.. Biometrics. 67(1):86-96.. 2011.
Likelihood ratio testing for admixture models with application to genetic linkage analysis.. Biometrics. 67(4):1249-59.. 2011.
Generalized Multilevel Functional Regression.. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 104(488):1550-1561.. 2009.