Professional

Significant Academic Positions
Tenured Professor (2016.4-)
Center for Statistical Science & Department of Industrial Engineering
Tsinghua University
Beijing, 100084 China
yanglijian@tsinghua.edu.cn

Specially-Appointed Professor and Director (2011-16)      Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (1997-2001/2001-2006/2006-2014)
Center for Advanced Statistics & Econometrics Research Department of Statistics & Probability
Soochow University                                                                  Michigan State University
Suzhou, Jiangsu 215006, China                                               East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

Honors
Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2017
Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association, 2011
Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, 2006
State Specially-Recruited Expert, Organization Department of the CPCCC,, 2013-
Overseas Leading Creative Talent (Thousand Talent), Organization Department of the CPCCC, 2012-
Jiangsu Leading Creative and Entrepreneurial Talent, Jiangsu, China, 2011-
Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor, Jiangsu, China, 2010-
Shoemaker Lecturer, University of Toledo, 2010
Tjalling C. Koopmans Econometric Theory Prize for 2000-2002, 2003
Merit Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990-1991

Professional Services
Associate Editor, Stat, 2015-
Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2012-
Associate Editor, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 2007-
Editor, Sankhyā Series B, 2012-2016
Associate Editor, Journal of Data Science, 2007-2012
Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica, 2006-2011
Associate Editor, Computational Statistics, 2000-2005
Executive Member Board of Directors, Chinese Society of Probability and Statistics, Section on High Dimensional Data Statistics, 2015-
Member Board of Directors, Chinese Society of Probability and Statistics, 2014-
Member Board of Directors, Chinese Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-
Member Board of Directors, Jiangsu Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-
Scientific Advisor, Jiangsu Society of Probability and Statistics, 2013-
President, Suzhou Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-

Funding Acknowledgement:
1. China (2011-2017, P. I. ): Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor Program SR10700111, Jiangsu Province Key-Discipline Program ZY107002, ZY107992 (Statistics at Soochow University), National Natural Science Foundation of China Award NSFC 11371272, Research Fund
for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China Award 20133201110002, Approx. total: ¥7,600,000
2. USA (1999-2013, P. I.): NSF Awards DMS 9971186, 0405330, 0706518, 1007594, ASA/NSF/BLS Research Fellowship from NSF Award SES 0127722, Approx. total: US$710,000
3. Germany (1995-2002, Co-Investigator): Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Sonderforschungsbereich 373 “Quantifikation und Simulation Oekonomischer Prozesse”, at Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Humboldt Universität, Approx. total: US$100,000
4. Singapore (2010, P. I.): Credit Rating Grant, at Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore, Approx. total: US$30,000

Education:
Postdoc (1997) in Econometrics, Humboldt Universität, Advisor: Wolfgang K. Härdle, Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz Professor of Statistics
Ph. D. (1995), M.S. (1993) in Statistics, University of North Carolina, Advisor: James S. Marron, Amos R. Hawley Distinguished Professor
B. S. (1987) in Mathematics, Peking University

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