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刘卫东教授获2018年度国家自然科学基金委杰出青年科学基金 Professor Weidong Liu Sponsored by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars

On August 3, the National Natural Science Foundation of China announced the results of the 2018 Distinguished Young Scholars Fund review. Professor Liu Weidong from the Institute of Natural Science, and School of Mathematical Sciences of Shanghai Jiao Tong University got sponsored by the project. Dr. Weidong Liu earned his Ph.D from Zhejiang University in 2008. During 2008-2009, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. After finishing postdoctoral research at HKUST, he joined Wharton School in University of Pennsylvania as a postdoctoral fellow. In January 2011, he joined in the School of Mathematical Sciences, and the Institute of Nature Science of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests are focused on statistics and probability, time series analysis and machine learning. More than 40 of his research results were published in the top journals such as JASA, Ann.Stat., Biometrika, Ann. Appl. Probab.

8月3日,国家自然科学基金委公布了2018年杰出青年科学基金评审结果。上海交通大学自然科学研究院、数学科学学院刘卫东教授获得该项目资助。

刘卫东教授2008年毕业于浙江大学,获博士学位。2008-2009 赴香港科技大学从事博士后研究工作,2009-2011赴美国宾夕法尼亚大学沃顿商学院从事博士后研究工作。2011年1月进入上海交通大学自然科学研究院/数学科学学院工作至今。

刘卫东教授的研究方向包括高维数据的统计推断、时间序列分析、机器学习等。截止2017年12月,已在统计学四大顶尖期刊Ann.Statist.、JASA、JRSSB、 Biometrika和概率论顶尖期刊Ann.Probab.等发表40余篇重要学术论文。