Sharpen the statistics toolbox for big data.
Jian Cao obtained his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Professor Marc Genton at the "spatio-temporal statistics and data science" research group. His research focused on Monte Carlo simulation, hierarchical matrices, tile-low-rank matrices, and solving high dimensional multivariate normal or Student-t probabilities.
Education and Early Career
- Ph.D. degree from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
- Master from Shanghai Jiaotong University
- Bachelor from University of Science and Technology of China.
- Scientific computing and high-performance computing
Awards and Distinctions
Best Student Paper Award (2018) from the Statistics Computing Section of the American Statistics Association