Bo Li

 Bo Li

Contact Information

118 Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820
Associate Professor
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Biography

I did two years post graduate scientist (post-doc) atInstitute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences (IMAGe),National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO before I moved to Purdue in 2008, then I moved to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013.

Research Interests

  • Spatio-temporal modeling
  • Bayesian hierarchical modeling
  • Large-scale data in climatology, atmospheric and environmental science
  • Public health studies including childhood cancer and human morbidity

Research Description

Methods

Univariate and multivariate spatio-temporal modeling

Bayesian hierarchical modeling

Copula methods

Applications

Paleoclimate reconstruction

Large data analysis in climatology, atmospheric and environmental science

Public health including childhood cancer and human morbidity

Time series data analysis

Education

  • PhD, Statistics, Texas A&M University, 2006
  • M.S. in Statistics, Texas A&M University, May. 2004.
  • M.S. in Ship and Ocean Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
  • B.S. in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
  • Minor in Industrial Foreign Trade, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.