I am an assistant professor in the Marketing Department of the Warrington College of Business, the University of Florida. I’m also an affiliate assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, and an affiliated member in the UF Artificial Intelligence Academic Initiative.
Previously, I was a postdoctoral scholar at the Data Science Institute, Columbia University, mentored by Prof. David M. Blei and Prof. Simon Tavaré. I received my Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin, supervised by Prof. Mingyuan Zhou. Before coming to UT, I spent four years as undergraduate at the math department of Fudan University, Shanghai.
My research focuses on the intersection of Bayesian statistics, machine learning, causal inference, and marketing research. The topics I am interested in include