Jun Yang

Jun Yang

ABOUT ME

Since July 2020, I have joined Department of Statistics, University of Oxford as a Florence Nightingale Bicentennial Fellow and Tutor in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning.

Since Oct. 2020, I also hold a Stipendiary Lectureship at St Peter's College in Oxford.

I received my PhD in Statistics from University of Toronto in 2020. My advisors are Daniel M. Roy and Jeffrey S. Rosenthal. I also worked closely with Zhou Zhou.

I spent Spring 2020 at University of Warwick advised by Krzysztof Łatuszyński and Gareth O. Roberts, and Spring 2017 at Simons Institute, UC Berkeley. I was affiliated with Vector Institute from 2017 to 2020.

I was born and raised in China, where I studied Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University. I have been a Canadian citizen since Dec. 2018.

RESEARCH

    My current research interests include computational statistics, machine learning, Bayesian inference, high-dimensional statistics, and applied probability.

    Link to a list of selected preprints and publications.

TEACHING

Current courses (2020-21):


Link to previous courses.

OTHERS

Research activities, non-work page (under construction).

 
 
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