I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Affiliate Faculty Member in the Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences (MCIN) Program at the Colorado State Unversity, I am also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics at the Colorado School of Public Health. Before joining CSU, I received my Ph.D. in Statistics at Iowa State University in May 2014 under Professor Stephen Vardeman and Professor Huaiqing Wu's advisorships. I also received my Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at ISU in Aug 2010. Here is my mathematics genealogy.


My research interests include:

  • High dimensional and large scale inference, multivariate time series, factor model
  • Statistical machine learning
  • Network modeling and analysis, graphical modeling
  • Statistical genomics, connectomics, bioinformatics, system biology
  • Optimization and game theory

My research and work are partially supported by DOE DE-SC0018344 and NSF-IOS 1922701 ; and were generously suppported by NSF-IIS 1545994 and NSF-DMS 1730090 .