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New Faculty

The Department of Statistics is very pleased to announce the following individuals will be joining our department in August 2021:

Antik Chakraborty

Antik Chakraborty will be an Assistant Professor of Statistics. Dr. Chakraborty received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Bani K. Mallick and Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya. His research interests include Scalable Bayes, Bayesian nonparametrics, Variable selection, Binary/Count data, Shrinkage priors, High-dimensional data, and Ecological applications.

Phyllis Ju

Nianqiao (Phyllis) Ju will be an Assistant Professor of Statistics. Phyllis is a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University, supervised by Dr. Pierre Jacob. Her research areas are agent-based models and Monte Carlo methods.

Haibo Liu

Haibo Liu will be an Assistant Professor of Statistics and Mathematics. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. in 2019 from the University of Iowa, supervised by Dr. Qihe Tang and Dr. Ambrose Lo. His research interests include pricing in incomplete markets, insurance-linked securities, and insolvency risk.


Fei Xue

Fei Xue will be an Assistant Professor of Statistics. Dr. Xue received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2019, advised by Dr. Annie Qu. Her research interests include data integration, missing data, mediation analysis, personalized modeling, precision medicine, high dimensional inference, variable selection, statistical genetics, and survival analysis.

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