Honors and Awards

Professional Societies/Responsibilities/Honors:

  • Brad and Karen Smith Professorial Scholar, College of LAS, UIUC, 2017-2020
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), 2016
  • Section Chair, Statistical Learning and Data Science of American Statistical Association, 2017
  • Chair of Biometrics Section, ICSA, 2017
  • Chang-Jiang Scholar at Yunnan University, awarded by Chinese Ministry of Education, 2016-2019.
  • Overall program chair of 2015 Joint Statistical Meeting, Seattle, 2014-2015
  • Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, Research Board, UIUC, 2011, 2014
  • Elected fellow, American Statistical Association, 2010
  • Among list of teachers ranked as excellent by their students, UIUC, Spring 2011, 2014, 2017
  • Thomas T. Sugihara Young Faculty Research Award, College of Science, Oregon State University, 2005
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2004-2009
  • Associate Editor: Electronic Journal of Statistics, 2013-
  • Associate Editor: Statistical Science, 2011-2013
  • Associate Editor: JASA, 2008-
  • Associate Editor: Biometrics, 2006-2012
  • Guest Co-Editor of Statistics and Its Interface (2014): a special issue for IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability, 2013
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods (SACATM), NIEHS/NIH, 2006-2010
  • ENAR Student Award, 1999
  • Davey – Homeyer Fellowship Award, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1996
  • Vollmer – Kleckner Scholarship Award, The Pennsylvania State University, 1995