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


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


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

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

B.S. Tsinghua University (2006-2010)

Research Interests

  • Signal, Image, and Geometry Processing in Applied 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