I am currently a Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Statistics , Pennsylvania State University, expecting to graduate in 2021. My advisor is Dr. Runze Li .

I obtained my Bachelor degree from School of Statistics, Renmin University of China in 2016.

I am also a member of Capital of Statistics.

My research interests origins in dynamic modelling and independence test.

Email: X@Y with X = zxc55 and Y = psu.edu

Online Sufficient Dimension Reduction Through Sliced Inverse Regression. Under review at Journal of Machine Learning Research

A Consistent Independence Test via Projected Mutual Information. Submitted

A Distribution-Free Conditional Independence Test with Application to Causal Discovery. Submitted

Causal Inference for High Dimensional Mediation Models.

Differentially Private Data Synthesization with Oracle Efficiency.

Dynamic Social Network via Functional Data Analysis.

Teaching Experience

STAT 200 (Elementary Statistics), Instructor, Summer 2017

STAT 500 (Introduction to Statistics), Teaching Assistant, Fall 2017

STAT 462 (Autocorrelation and Time Series Methods), Teaching Assistant, Spring 2018

STAT 200 (Elementary Statistics), Teaching Assistant, Fall 2018

STAT 401 (Experiment Design and Methods), Instructor, Spring 2019

STAT 414 (Introduction to Probability Theory), Instructor, Summer 2019

Conferences and Slides

Online learning for sufficient dimension reduction. The 12th China-R Conference. Beijing. May, 2019. Slides

A Consistent Independence Test via Projected Mutual Information. The 2019 Joint Statistical Meeting. Denver. Jul, 2019. Slides. Longer version.

A Distribution-Free Conditional Independence Test with Application to Causal Discovery. SMAC Talk, Penn State. Oct, 2019. Slides

Awards

Award for Distingushed Performance on the Ph.D. qualifier exam. Penn State.

Distinguished Graduate Fellowship. Penn State.

University Graduate Fellowship. Penn State.