Ben Zheng

PhD Candidate

Statistics Department
Colorado State University
Address: 305 Statistics Building
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Email: zhengben(AT)colostate(Dot)edu

Research My research is concerned with statistical modeling and inference. Areas of current interest include:
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Extreme Value Theory
  • Statistics applications in Finance and Forestry study

Qichao Yao, Valerie Trouet, Ben Zheng, David Frank, Peter Brown, Monique Rocca, Haonan Chen, Haiming Tan and Futao Guo. Drought dipole over China linked to North Atlantic Oscillation. (In preparation).

Qichao Yao, Valerie Trouet, Ben Zheng, David Frank, Amy Hudson, Chen Zhu, Yinchao Li and Xiaochun Wang. Driving forces of 20th century fire in China. (In preparation).

Ben Zheng, Piotr Kokoszka, Hong Miao and Stilian Stoev. Risk analysis of cumulative intraday return curves. (In progress).

Piotr Kokoszka, Hong Miao and Ben Zheng (2017). Testing for asymmetry in betas of cumulative returns: Impact of the financial crisis and crude oil price. Statistics and Risk Modeling. 34.1-2: 33-53.

Qichao Yao, Peter M. Brown, Shirong Liu, Monique E. Rocca, Valerie Trouet, Ben Zheng , Haonan Chen, Yinchao Li, Duanyang Liu and Xiaochun Wang (2017). Pacific-Atlantic Ocean influence on wildfires in northeast China (1774 to 2010). Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 1025-1033.

Gaofeng Da, Ben Zheng and Taizhong Hu. (2012). Ordering consecutive k-out-of-n: F systems. Probability in the Engineering and informational Sciences. 26, 147-158.

Gaofeng Da, Ben Zheng and Taizhong Hu. (2012). On computing signatures of coherent systems. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 103, 142-150.

Teaching Instructor ( 2016 Duane C. Boes Excellence in Teaching Award winner )
  • STAT 204: Statistics for Business Students. CSU. Fall 2017
  • STAT 301: Introduction to Statistical Methods. CSU. Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017.
  • STAT 201: General Statistics. CSU. Summer 2014.
Teaching Assistant
  • STAT 305: Sampling Techniques. Fall 2013.
  • STAT 307: Introduction to Biostatistics. Fall 2012.
  • STAT 311: Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I. Spring 2013.
  • STAT 312: Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II. Fall 2012.
  • STAT 315: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. Fall 2013.
  • STAT 520: Introduction to Probability Theory. Fall 2014.
  • STAT 640: Design and Linear Modeling I. Spring 2014.
  • Distance Coordinator. STAA 553, 554: Experimental Design and Mixed models. Spring 2015.
  • Recitation Instructor. STAT 201: General Statistics. Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014.
Bio I have a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in Statistics, and I am a current Ph.D. student at Colorado State University in Statistics, under the direction of Prof. Piotr Kokoszka. Outside of academia, I enjoy hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, playing pingpong and Chinese calligraphy.

Consulting If you would like to work with me, please send me an email with a brief description of your question. We'll set up a meeting to chat.

Copyright Ben Zheng | Last updated September, 5 2017