Department of Statistics, University of Toronto

Fang Yao

Professor

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Mailing

Address

Department of Statistics

University of Toronto 

100 St. George Street 

Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

Canada

Office

Room 6027B, Sidney Smith Hall

Phone

+1(416) 946-5970

Fax

+1(416) 978-5133 

E-Mail

fyao"AT"utstat[.]toronto[.]edu

 
Research Interest

  • Functional and longitudinal data analysis
  • Nonparametric regression and smoothing methods
  • Statistical modeling of high-dimensional and complex data
  • Applications involving functional objects, e.g., medical studies, evolutional biology, human genetics,  finance and e-commerce, chemical engineering, etc.

Publications               


Software PACE: Collection of Approaches Developed for Functional Data Analysis in Matlab


Honors & Awards


Editorial  Boards

  • Associate Editor for Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2014--present.
  • Associate Editor for Annals of Statistics, 2013--present.
  • Associate Editor for Bernoulli Journal, 2013--present.
  • Associate Editor for Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2012--present.
  • Associate Editor for Statistica Sinica, 2011--present.
  • Associate Editor for Canadian Journal of Statistics, 2010--present.
  • Completed: Associate Editor for Annals of Statistics (2008--2009), Electronic Journal of Statistics (2010--2012), Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (2012--2014).

Graduate Supervision


Teaching: on parental leave in Winter 2014.


Education

  • PhD in Statistics, 2003, University of California at Davis
  • MS in Statistics, 2002, University of California at Davis
  • BS in Statistics, 2000, University of Sciences and Technology of China