Yuguo Chen

 Yuguo Chen

Contact Information

103D Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820
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Research Interests

  • Monte Carlo theory and methodology, and their applications to scientific problems
  • Statistical inference on network data
  • State space models and dynamic systems
  • Bioinformatics and population genetics


  • PhD, Statistics, Stanford University, 2001
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, 1997

Distinctions / Awards

  • Fellow of American Statistical Association, 2018
  • Charles Edison Lecturer, University of Notre Dame, 2018
  • Lists of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018
  • Invited Lecture at the “Best of Computational and Graphical Statistics” session of Interface, 2015
  • ICSA Student Paper Award, 2001
  • Associate Editor, Journal of American Statistical Association, 2014-present.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2007-present.
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Algebraic Statistics, 2009-present.
  • Editorial Board, ISRN Computational Mathematics, 2011-present.

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