Jiming Jiang

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University of California - Davis
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Jiming Jiang is Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of California - Davis. Previously, he was Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis from  2001-2004. From 1995 - 2001, Jiang was Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Case Western Reserve University. Jiang was also a Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Spring 1998.

Jiang was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at NISS in 1995 where he worked on accurate estimation of travel times.

Jiang received his B.S. in Mathematics  and his M.S. in Probability and Statistics, Peking University in 1985 and 1988 respectively. He earned his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995.

Jiang's area of expertise includes Mixed effects models, generalized linear models, model selection, small area estimation, asymptotic theory, longitudinal data, statistical genetics/bioinformatics, testing hypotheses, spatial statistics, matrix algebra, probability theory, numerical analysis, Monte-Carlo methods, pharmacokinetics, reliability. He is the author of over 100 published, peer-reviewed papers and five books/monographs, two of which with second editions.

Jiang is a Fellow, Ameriican Association for the Advancement of Science, since 2019,  a Fellow, American Statistical Association, since 2007, a Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, since 2008, and an elected Member, International Statistical Institutes, since 2015. He gave the DSMD Distinguished Lecture, U.S. Census Bureau in 2013 and was the Primary Speaker of the Morris Hansen Lecture, Washington Statistical Society in 2023. Jiang, along with A. Gelman and F. Bois, won the Outstanding Statistical Application Award, American Statistical Association in 1998. He was a co-recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, National Institute of Statistical Sciences in 2015, which was the first time this award was established. In addition, he was a Yangtze River Scholar (Chaired Professor) in 2017-2020, which is widely regarded as the highest academic honor awarded to a foreigner by the People's Republic of China.

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