Significant Academic Positions
Tenured Professor (2016.4-) (Appointment Certificate)
Center for Statistical Science & Department of Industrial Engineering
Tsinghua University
Beijing, 100084 China

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

Distinguished Fellow, International Engineering and Technology Institute, 2020
Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2017
Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association, 2011
Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, 2006
Overseas Leading Creative Talent (Thousand Talent), Organization Department of the CPCCC, 2012, State Specially-Recruited Expert
Jiangsu Leading Creative and Entrepreneurial Talent, Jiangsu, China, 2011
Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor, Jiangsu, China, 2010
Tjalling C. Koopmans Econometric Theory Prize for 2000-2002, 2003
Merit Assistantship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990-1991

Professional Services
Member, IMS-China Committee, 2023-
Editorial Board Member, Brain Sciences, December, 2021-
Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica, 2020-
Associate Editor, Stat, 2015-
Editorial Board Member, Series in Statistics & Data Science, Science Press, September 15, 2018-
Associate Editor, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 2007-17
Editor, Sankhyā Series B, 2012-16
Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2012-16
Associate Editor, Journal of Data Science, 2007-12
Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica, 2006-11
Associate Editor, Computational Statistics, 2000-05
Board Member, Asia-Pacific Seminar in Probability and Statistics (APSPS), 2021-
Member, Tsinghua University Mathematical Sciences Degree Program Committee, October 22, 2019–-
Member, Tsinghua University School of Science Academic Committee, December 2018–
Member Advisory Board, Suzhou Association for Applied Statistics, 2018-
Executive Council Member, Chinese Association for Applied Statistics, Section on Survival Analysis, 2018-
Executive Council Member, Chinese Association for Applied Statistics, Section on High Dimensional Data Statistics, 2015-
Adjunct Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute, November 25, 2018-November 25, 2021
Council Member, Chinese Society of Probability and Statistics, 2014-18
Council Member, Chinese Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-17
Council Member, Jiangsu Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-17
Scientific Advisor, Jiangsu Society of Probability and Statistics, 2013-17
President, Suzhou Association for Applied Statistics, 2013-18

Funding Acknowledgement:
A. China (2011-):

  1. National Natural Science Foundation of China Award NSFC12171269, sole P. I., 2022-26,  “Statistical Analysis of Dependent Functional Data: Theory and Methods”, 510,000 CNY
  2. Denovo Biopharma Award, sole P. I., 2021-22, “Studies on the Relationship between Schizophrenia Symptoms and Electroencephalogram”, 500,000 CNY
  3. National Natural Science Foundation of China Award NSFC12026242, sole P.I., 2021-22, “Statistical Analysis of Functional Data based on Expo Rational B-splines”, 200,000 CNY
  4. National Natural Science Foundation of China Award NSFC11771240, sole P. I., 2018-22,  “Statistical Analysis of Complex Time Series and Functional Data”, 480,000 CNY
  5. National Natural Science Foundation of China Award NSFC11371272, sole P. I., 2014-18,  “Statistical Inference for Functional Data”, 500,000 CNY
  6. Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China Award 20133201110002, sole P. I., 2014-17, “Statistical Inference for Functional Data”, 120,000 CNY
  7. Jiangsu Province Key-Discipline Program ZY107002, ZY107992 (Statistics at Soochow University), discipline leader, 2012-16, 6000,000 CNY
  8. Jiangsu Specially-Appointed Professor Program SR10700111, sole P. I., 2011-14,  1000,000 CNY

B. USA (1999-2013): NSF Awards DMS 9971186, 0405330, 0706518, 1007594, ASA/NSF/BLS Research Fellowship from NSF Award SES 0127722, sole P. I., Approx. total: US$710,000
C. Germany (1995-2002): Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Sonderforschungsbereich 373 “Quantifikation und Simulation Oekonomischer Prozesse”, at Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Humboldt Universität, , Co-Investigator, Approx. total: US$100,000
D. Singapore (2010): Credit Rating Grant, at Risk Management Institute, National University of Singapore, P. I., Approx. total: US$30,000

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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