Jun Yang

Jun Yang


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Toronto, 2020.


  • 2020/07- Florence Nightingale Bicentennial Fellow and Tutor in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning, Dept. of Statistics, University of Oxford.
  • 2020/10- Stipendiary Lecturer in Applied Mathematics and Probability, St Peter's College, University of Oxford.


  • 2020/10-2021/09 Stipendiary Lecturer in Statistics, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford.
  • 2020/03-2020/06 Research Assistant, Dept. Statistics, University of Warwick.
  • 2017-2020 PhD Student Affiliate, Vector Institute, Toronto.
  • 2017/03-2017/05 Visiting Student Researcher, Simons Institute, UC Berkeley.


Selected scholarships:

  • 2020-2022 (declined) NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (NSERC PDF).
  • 2019-2020 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)
  • 2018-2019 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
  • 2016-2018 Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (NSERC CGS D)

Recent reviewer awards:

  • 2019 NeurIPS Best Reviewer (Top 400 Highest-scoring Reviewers) (link)
  • 2013 IEEE Wireless Communications Letters Exemplary Reviewer, IEEE Communications Society (CERT)
  • 2012 IEEE Wireless Communications Letters Exemplary Reviewer, IEEE Communications Society (CERT)

Recent travel awards:

  • 2019 NeurIPS Travel Award, NeurIPS
  • 2018 ISBA World Meeting Travel Award, International Society for Bayesian Analysis
  • 2018 SSC Student Travel Award, Statistical Society of Canada
  • 2016 SGS Conference Grant, University of Toronto
  • 2015 ISIT Student Travel Award, IEEE Information Theory Society



Since 2020 (Oxford)

  • Dept/Dissertation Supervisor, M.Sc. Statistical Science
  • Dissertation Supervisor, MMath (Part C) and OMMS
  • UG Admission, St Peter's College
  • M.Sc Admission, M.Sc. Statistical Science
  • DPhil Admission, StatML CDT
  • OxCSML Seminar Organizer
    • Reviewer for some selected journals and conferences:

      • Bernoulli
      • Electronic Journal of Statistics
      • Statistics and Computing
      • Statistics and Probability Letters
      • Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
      • IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
      • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
      • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
      • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
      • IEEE Transactions on Communications
      • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
      • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems
      • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
      • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
      • IEEE Wireless Communication Letters
      • IET Signal Processing
      • IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation
      • IET Communications
      • Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2018, 2019
      • International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018, 2019
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