Xiaofeng Shao

 Xiaofeng Shao

Contact Information

113 C Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820
PhD Program Director, Professor
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Biography

2016 – Present: Full Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016 – Present: Ph.D. Program Director, Department of Statistics

2006 – 2016: Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

  • Long memory and nonlinear time series
  • Spatial statistics
  • Spectral analysis
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Functional data analysis
  • High dimensional data analysis
  • Resampling methods
  • Time series analysis
  • Applications in atmospheric science, economics, finance and neuroscience

Education

  • PhD, Statistics, University of Chicago, 2006

Distinctions / Awards

  • The Tjalling C. Koopmans Econometric Theory Prize, 2009 (with Wei Biao Wu)
  • Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, UIUC 2010 Econometric Theory Multa Scripist Award, 2011.
  • Centennial Scholar, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2013-2016

Grants

  • NSF-CMG0724752 (co-PI)
  • NSF-DMS0804937 (PI)
  • NSF-DMS1104545 (PI)
  • NSF-DMS1407037 (PI)
  • NSF-DMS1607489 (PI)
  • Research Board at UIUC
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