Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, 08/2014 - Present
  • Core Faculty Member, GAUSSI Program, Colorado State University, 04/2015 - 05/2016
  • Research Assistant, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, 06/2012 - 06/2014. Mentor: Professor Peng Liu
  • TFS Statistics Intern, Monsanto Co. Chesterfield, MO, 05-08/2013
  • Visiting Scholar in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, 01/2011 - 05/2013. Mentor: Professor Zhijun Wu
Education
  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Iowa State University, 2014
  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Iowa State University, 2010
  • B.Sc. in Computational Mathematics, Chongqing University, 2003
Honors & Awards
  • Los Alamos Statistical Sciences Conference Grant, 2014
  • Top 5 Finish in the 14th Data Mining Cup Competition, Prudsys AG, 2013
  • Chair's Award on Academic Excellence, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, 2012
  • Graduate Teaching Excellent Awards, Iowa State University, 2010
  • Robert J. Lambert Award for Excellecne in Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, 2008
  • Professional Advancement Grant, Iowa State University, 2007