Dr. Zhigen Zhao

Associate Professor

Department of Statistical Science
Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics
342 Speakman Hall
1801 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, 19122
Phone: (215) 204-6208
E-mail: zhaozhg@temple.edu


Research Interest

  • High Dimensional Data Analysis
  • Bayesian/Empirical Bayesian Statistics
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Selective Inference
  • Multiple Comparison
  • Bioinformatics
  • Sufficient Dimension Reduction in High Dimensiona

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, 2009, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • B.S. in Mathematics, 2003, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics (Secondary appointment), Temple University, 2016-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Science, Fox School of Business, Temple University, 2016-present
  • Charles E. Beury Research Fellow, Fox School of Business, Temple University, 2016-present
  • Visiting Scholar, Cornell University, May-August, 2010
  • Assistant Professor, Temple University, 2009-2016

Grants

  • Principle Investigator. National Science Foundation. BIGDATA: Collaborative Research: F: Statistical Theory and Methods beyond the Dimensionality Barrier. 2016-2019. NSF IIS-1633283.
  • Co-Principle Investigator. Penn Department of Transportation. Winter Roadway Maintenance Material Enhancers (Field) Evaluation. 2016-2018.
  • Co-Principle Investigator. Fox School of Business and Management Young Scholars Forum. Determining an Optimal Design of Service Attributes for Mass Participation Sport Events. 2013
  • Principle Investigator. National Science Foundation. Bayesian Decision Theoretic Methods for Some High-Dimensional Multiple Inference Problems. 2012-2015. NSF DMS-1208735.
  • Co-Principle Investigator. For School of Business and Management Young Scholars Forum. The Fama-MacBeth Method Revisited: A More Powerful Test Based. 2010.

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