In a world with more and more extreme events happening, modeling extremes has become a necessity. My research interests aim at providing flexible tools to evaluate the risk and the impact of such extreme events.


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Peng Zhong is a Ph.D. student in Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Prof. Raphaël Huser.

Education and Early Career

Peng obtained his Bachelor of Economics in Financial Mathematics in 2017 from the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China. He joined the PhD program in Statistics at KAUST in 2017.

Research interests

Peng Zhong's research interests focus on extreme-value statistics with a particular attention to max-infinitely divisible models, Bayesian statistics, and spatio-temporal statistics.