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I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.


I am looking for dedicated students from undergraduate to Ph.D. levels with strong backgrounds in statistics/statistical learning/computation to work together on various projects. Please email me your CV if you are interested in data integration, transfer learning, electronic health records, risk prediction, health disparity, and related topics.

For prospective Ph.D. students: Our admission committee carefully reviews every application to select future students. Feel free to mention my name in your application - I look forward to potentially working with you in the future.


Selected Awards & Honors

  • IMS New Researcher Travel Award

  • ASA Stat in Epid Section Young Investigator Award

  • Harvard Data Science Initiative Postdoc Fellow Research Fund

  • Biometrics Journal Excellent Referee Award

  • ASA Biopharm Section Student Paper Award

  • University of Michigan Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Training & Education


Between 2021--2023, I was a postdoc research fellow at Harvard Biostatisticsworking for Dr. Rui Duan. We developed statistical and machine learning methods that facilitate robust and efficient data integration to improve precision health for underrepresented populations.

I received my Ph.D. of Biostatistics from the University of Michigan in 2021, co-advised by Drs. Jeremy Taylor and Bhramar Mukherjee

Before that, I received my dual Bachelor’s degrees from Colorado State University and East China Normal University through a 2+2 dual-degree program, where I finished my junior and senior years in the US.

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