Ziling is a doctoral student in Statistics at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), where she is conducting her research under the mentorship of Professor Hernando Ombao in the Biostatistics research group and Professor Ying Sun in the Environmental Statistics research group.

Education and Initial Professional Experience

Ziling Ma earned her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Tianjin Normal University in China. She then furthered her education at KU Leuven in Belgium, where she was awarded a Master's degree in Mathematics. Ziling embarked on her Ph.D. journey in Statistics in August 2023.

Research interests

Ziling Ma's research interests are situated at the crossroads of time series analysis, robust statistics, and functional data analysis.