Jun Liu

Professor, Statistics, Harvard University

Jun Liu is a professor of statistics at Harvard University. Prof. Liu has provided consulting to leading multinational pharmaceutical manufacturers and has served as a principal investigator in numerous National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) programs. Prof. Liu is the author of the book Monte Carlo Strategies in Scientific Computing. He has published more than 150 research articles in leading scientific journals and is an Institute for Scientific Information highly-cited mathematician. In 2000 he received the Mitchell Award for the best Bayesian statistics application paper. In 2002, he received the prestigious COPSS Presidents’ Award given annually to an individual under age 40. In 2010 he received the Morningside Gold Medal in Applied Mathematics presented every three years to an individual of Chinese descent under age 45. He was selected as a Medallion Lecturer by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) in 2002, as a Bernoulli lecturer in 2004, and as a Kuwait Lecturer in 2008 by Cambridge University. He was elected to fellow of the IMS in 2004 and fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2005. He is co-editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

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