Xiaohui Chen

Xiaohui Chen

Associate Professor
Department of Statistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Office: Room 141, Computing Applications Building
605 E. Springfield Ave, Champaign, IL 61820 USA
Email: xhchen@illinois.edu
Phone: (217)-244-6018
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Faculty Affiliate:
Discovery Partners Institute
Illinois Informatics Institute
Computational Science and Engineering

Education: Ph.D. (2013) University of British Columbia

Selected awards:
Simons Fellowship in Mathematics, Simons Foundation (2020-2021)
Associate, Center for Advanced Study, UIUC (2020-2021)
ICSA Outstanding Young Researcher Award (2019)
NSF CAREER Award (2018)
Arnold O. Beckman Award, University of Illinois (2018)
University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (2015, 2016, 2018, 2021)

Editorial board:
Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica (2020 September – Present)
Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Statistics (2019 January – Present)

Research:
low resolution: mathematics of data science, artificial intelligence.
high resolution: high-dimensional probability and statistics, machine learning, optimal transport.

Current Ph.D. students:
Han Cui
Andrew Gracyk
Peng Xu
Rentian Yao
Yubo Zhuang

Past Ph.D. students:
Yifeng (Kevin) He: Associate Director, Blueprint Medicines
Mengjia Yu: Senior Statistician, AbbVie

UIUC Statistics seminar

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