Lingzhou Xue, Ph.D.

Lingzhou XueInvestigator, The Methodology Center  
Assistant Professor of Statistics, Eberly College of Science
Associate Faculty, Penn State Institute for CyberScience 
Assistant Director, National Institute of Statistical Sciences

318 Thomas Building
University Park, PA 16802


Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2012 (Statistics)
M.Sc., University of Minnesota, 2011 (Statistics)
B.Sc., Peking University, 2008 (Statistics)

Recent Honors

2019: Bernoulli Society (BS) New Researcher Award
2016: International Statistical Institute (ISI) Elected Member

Research Interests & Collaborators

My research focuses on the development and application of advanced statistical methods and computational algorithms for analyzing complex, high-dimensional data in biological science, information engineering, and public health, with a special emphasis on the variable selection, network analysis, high-dimensional hypothesis testing, and nonconvex statistical learning.

Recent Grants

Innovated Statistical Inference for Complex and High-Dimensional Data
National Science Foundation: DMS–1811552 
2018-2021; Role: PI

Collaborative Research: New Statistical Methods and Theory for High-Dimensional Data
National Science Foundation: DMS–1505256
2018-2021; Role: PI