Yingying Fan  

Yingying Fan

Associate Professor
Data Sciences and Operations Department
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

fanyingy (at) marshall.usc.edu
Office: HOH 522
Phone: (213) 740-9916
Fax: (213) 740-7313

Ph.D. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University, 2007

Advisor: Professor Jianqing Fan

Postdoc position opening[Contact me if interested]

Research Interests
  • High-dimensional statistical inference
  • Big data problems
  • Variable selection and classification
  • Nonparametric statistics
  • Financial econometrics

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Honors, Awards and Grants

  • The Inaugural Dr. Douglas Basil Award for Junior Business Faculty (2014)
  • Noether Young Scholar Award (2013)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2012-2017, PI) [News]
  • Plenary Speaker at the 2011 Institute of Mathematical Statistics Workshop on Finance, Probability, and Statistics held at Columbia University

  • 2010 Zumberge Individual Award from USC's James H. Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation Fund (2010-2011, PI)
  • 2010 Dean's Award for Research Excellence
  • NSF Grant (2009-2012, PI)
  • Princeton University Fellowship (2003-2004)
  • Excellent Undergraduate Thesis of USTC (2003)
  • Excellent Student of Anhui Province, China (2003)
  • Baogang Scholarship (2002)
  • USTC First Class Scholarship (2000-2001)