Professor Xiaofeng Shao named 2019 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Dr. Xiaofeng Shao received his PhD in Statistics from the University of Chicago
in 2006. He joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as an Assistant Professor
right after that and is now a Full professor and Director of the PhD program
in the Department of Statistics. Dr. Shao's research mainly focuses on time series analysis,
functional data analysis, econometrics and high dimensional statistics. Professor Shao has served on the
editorial boards of several journals including the Journal of the American