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Zhongwei Zhang is a Ph.D. student in Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Prof. Raphaël Huser. Zhongwei successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Flexible Extremal Dependence Models for Multivariate and Spatial Extremes" on October 25th, 2022; his PhD thesis will be available for download soon. His PhD committee was composed of Professors Raphaël Huser (chair), Jonathan Tawn (external examiner from Lancaster University, UK), David Bolin, and Ajay Jasra. After his PhD at KAUST, Zhongwei will be going to the University of Geneva, Switzerland, for a postdoctoral position under the supervision of Prof. Sebastian Engelke, due to start in January, 2023.

Education and Early Career

Zhongwei Zhang obtained his Master degree in pure mathematics in 2018 from the Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany. He joined the PhD program in Statistics at KAUST in 2018, and successfully defended on October 25th, 2023 (details above).

Research interests

Zhongwei Zhang's research interests focus on Extreme Value Theory and its applications, stochastic partial differential equations, and graphical models.