CCGS: GSB 4250

(Genome Sciences Building)

Phone: (919) 962-4475

 

STOR Hanes Hall 354

Phone: (919) 843-1899

Fax:   (919) 962-1279

 

Yufeng Liu

Professor

Department of Statistics and Operations Research

Department of Genetics

Department of Biostatistics

 

Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC)

 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

CB 3260, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

yfliu at email dot unc dot edu


Education

Ph.D. (2004) The Ohio State University

M.S. (2001) The Ohio State University

B.S. (1999) Nankai University

 


Selected Honors and Awards

·       Elected Member – The International Statistical Institute (ISI), 2014.

·       Elected Fellow – The American Statistical Association (ASA), 2013.

·       Ruth and Phillip Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, UNC, 2010.

·       Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, 2008.

·       UNC Junior Faculty Development Award, 2006.

·       Ransom Marian Whitney Research Award, Statistics, The Ohio State University, 2004.

·       Paper Competition Award Winner for the ASA’s Sections on Statistical Computing and Graphics, 2003.

 


Faculty Positions

7/2013 – present: Professor (with tenure), UNC-Chapel Hill.

7/2009 – 6/2013: Associate Professor (with tenure), UNC-Chapel Hill.

7/2004 – 6/2009: Assistant Professor (tenure track), UNC-Chapel Hill.

 


Research Interests

·       Statistical Machine Learning and Data Mining

·       High-dimensional Data Analysis

·       Nonparametric Statistics and Functional Estimation

·       Bioinformatics

·       Design and Analysis of Experiments

 


Selected Professional Services

   ·       Conference Program Chair,   Conference on Statistical Learning and Data Science,   Chapel Hill, NC, June 2016.

   ·       Chair-Elect, Chair, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science of ASA, 2014-2015.

   ·       Program Chair-Elect, Program Chair, Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science of ASA, 2012-2013.

   ·       Associate Editor (2015 – present), Journal of Multivariate Analysis.

   ·       Associate Editor (2013 – present), Journal of Royal Statistical Society, Series B.

   ·       Associate Editor (2011 – 2014), Statistica Sinica.

   ·       Guest Editor (2011 – 2012), A Special Issue for Statistical and Its Interface.

   ·       Associate Editor (2008 – 2011), Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory and Methods).

 


Publications


Students


Teaching

·      STOR 665 (Applied Statistics II): Spring 2010, Spring 2013.

·      STOR 891 (Statistical Machine Learning and Data Mining), Spring 2007, Spring 2015.

·      STOR 151 (STAT 11): Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2009.

·      STOR 664 (STAT 174: Applied Statistics I):  Fall 2007, Fall 2010, Fall 2015.


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·       Proud Achievements

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