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 analyzing high-dimensional and non-Euclidean data
Theory: Behaviors of similarity graphs and inter-point distances as the dimension grows
Application areas: Neuroscience, Genomics, Social networks

Dean's Faculty Fellow, 2021
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: Xiangbo Mo, Yejiong Zhu, Xiancheng Lin, Jing Lyu, Biying Zhang, Mingshuo Liu
Graduated (Current position):
Lynna Chu (Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University)
Hoseung Song (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
Yi-Wei Liu (Machine Learning Engineer, LinkedIn)
Doudou Zhou (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University)
Yuxuan Zhang (Financial Engineer, ChinaBond)


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