Ruoqing Zhu

 Ruoqing Zhu

Contact Information

116 D Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820
Assistant Professor
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2006 - Affiliate, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2015 - Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2013 - 2015 Postdoctoral Associate, Biostatistics, Yale University, New Haven, CTAdvisors: Dr. Hongyu Zhao and Dr. Shuangge Ma

Research Interests

  • Tree-based methods
  • High-dimensional data
  • Survival analysis
  • Personalized medicine
  • Cancer genetics/genomics
  • Sufficient dimension reduction


  • PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
  • MA., Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 2008
  • B.S., Mathematics, Nanjing University, 2006
  • B.S., Financial Engineering, Nanjing University, 2005