Sharpen the statistics toolbox for big data.


Honors & Awards

Best Student Paper Award (2018) from the Statistics Computing Section of the American Statistics Association

Jian Cao has an undergraduate background of applied math. He is doing PhD in Statistics under supervision of Prof. Marc Genton, with a focus on computational statistics. His research focuses on Monte Carlo simulation, hierarchical matrices, tile-low-rank matrices, and solving high dimensional multivariate normal or Student-t probabilities. 

Education and Early Career

  • Master from Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Bachelor from University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interest

  • Scientific computing and high-performance computing