Hao Chen

Associate Professor

Department of Statistics
University of California, Davis

Hao Chen 

Ph.D., Stanford University
B.S., Tsinghua University

Research Interests
Methodology: Practical tools for fundamental statistical tasks, including two-sample testing, change-point analysis, clustering, and classification, on high-dimensional data and non-Euclidean data (e.g. images, networks)
Theory: Behaviors of similarity graphs and inter-point distances when the dimension grows with the sample size; tail probability of scan statistics
Application areas: Neuroscience, Genomics, Social networks

NSF CAREER Award, 2019

Editorial Services
Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 2019 – present
Associate Editor, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2019 – present
Associate Editor, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2017 – 2019

PhD Students
Current: Yi-Wei Liu, Hoseung Song, Xiangbo Mo, Yuxuan Zhang, Yejiong Zhu, Xiancheng Lin, Doudou Zhou
Graduated: Lynna Chu (Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University)


4218 Mathematical Sciences
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 554-1379
Email: hxchen at ucdavis dot edu