Jinchi Lv  

Jinchi Lv (On sabbatical in Fall 2015)

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

Associate Fellow
USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

jinchilv (at) marshall.usc.edu
Office: BRI 400A
Phone: (213) 740-6603
Fax: (213) 740-7313

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Princeton University, 2007

Advisor: Professor Jianqing Fan


Research Interests

  • Big data problems
  • High-dimensional statistical inference
  • Variable selection and machine learning
  • Nonparametric and semiparametric methods
  • Financial econometrics

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Honors, Awards and Grants

  • The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Guy Medal in Bronze (2015)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2010-2015, PI)
  • Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B Discussion Paper (2008)

  • 2011 Annual Review of Economics Invited Review Article
  • 2010 Statistica Sinica Invited Review Article
  • 2009 Dean's Award for Research Excellence
  • Invited Talk in a Distinguished Lecture Session on High-Dimensional Data Analysis at the 2009 Institute of Mathematical Statistics Asia Pacific Rim Meetings
  • NSF Grant (2008-2011, PI)
  • 2008 Zumberge Individual Award from USC's James H. Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation Fund (2008-2009, PI)
  • Graduate Fellow at Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI, 2006)
  • Princeton University Fellowship (2003-2004)
  • Huawei Scholarship (2002)
  • Shing-Tung Yau Scholarship (2001)
  • Meritorious Award in 2001 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling
  • First Prize in 2000 China Mathematical Contest in Modeling
  • USTC Excellent Student Scholarship (1997-2001)