Qiang Sun

Qiang Sun is currently an Assistant Professor of Statistics at University of Toronto within the Department of Statistical Sciences and Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Previously, he worked at Princeton University as an associate research scholar. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2014 and his B.S. from University of Science and Technology of China in 2010. His research interests span a broad spectrum, including hypothesis-driven imaging genetics, clustering, manifold learning, nonconvex optimization and robust statistics. He publishes papers in both statistics journals and applied journals, such as Journal of the American Statistical Association, Biometrika, The Annals of Statistics and Environmental Science and Technology. He has also been publishing in top machine learning venues, such as ICML and AISTATS.