Tingran Gao
William H. Kruskal Instructor
Department of Statistics
University of Chicago
5747 S Ellis Avenue Jones 316
Chicago IL 60637-1441

Professional

William H. Kruskal Instructor (Sep. 2017 — present)
Department of Statistics (Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative), The University of Chicago

Visiting Assistant Professor (Aug. 2015 — Aug. 2017)
Department of Mathematics, Duke University

Education

Ph.D. Mathematics Duke University (2010—2015)

M.S. Computer Science Duke University (2013—2015)

B.S. Tsinghua University (2006—2010)

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Research Interests

  • Signal/Image/Geometry Processing in Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis
  • Differential Geometry and Algebraic Topology of Massive, High-Dimensional Datasets
  • Nonparametric and High-Dimensional Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics in Evolutionary Anthropology and Medical Data Analysis

Latest News

[2019-02-12] Two Gaussian process landmarking papers published in the inaugural issue of SIMODS!

[2019-02-04] New preprint "Uniform-in-Time Weak Error Analysis for Stochastic Gradient Descent Algorithms via Diffusion Approximation" with Yuanyuan Feng, Lei Li, Jian-Guo Liu, and Yulong Lu available on arxiv

[2019-01-24] New preprint "Multi-Frequency Phase Synchronization" with Zhizhen Zhao available on arxiv

[2019-01-08] Paper "Gaussian Process Landmarking on Manifolds" with Shahar Z. Kovalsky and Ingrid Daubechies accepted by SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science (SIMODS)

[2018-12-27] Paper "Gaussian Process Landmarking for Three-Dimensional Geometric Morphometrics" with Shahar Z. Kovalsky, Doug M. Boyer, and Ingrid Daubechies accepted by SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science (SIMODS)