Gongjun Xu

Associate Professor of Statistics and Psychology (by courtesy)

University of Michigan

456 West Hall, 1085 South University, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

E-mail: gongjun at umich edu

Phone: 734~647~9532

Research Interests

  • Latent variable models, psychometrics, cognitive diagnosis modeling

  • High-dimensional statistics, rare-event analysis

  • Semiparametric models, survival analysis

Education

Editorial Services

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (2019 -- ).

  • Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica (2020 -- ).

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Data Science (2020 -- ).

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in PhD Teaching award for Fall 2020, GS-JEDI and the PhD Student Council

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2019 -- 2024

  • Outstanding Young Researcher Award, International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA), 2019

  • Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award, 2019

  • ICSA China Conference Junior Researcher Award, 2018

  • NSA Mathematical Sciences Program Young Investigator Award, 2016

  • IES Statistical & Research Methodology in Education Early Career Grant (with Chun Wang), 2016

  • ASA Nonparametric Statistics Section Student Paper Award, 2011

  • IMS Laha Award, 2011

  • Guo Moruo Scholarship, USTC, 2007

Recent News

📢 Gongjun received the Excellence in PhD Teaching award for Fall 2020, presented by GS-JEDI and the PhD Student Council. (Jan 2021)

📢 Congratulations to Jinming on receiving the Rackham International Student Fellowship 2020-2021 (Dec 11, 2020)

📢 Thanks Institute of Education Sciences (IES) for supporting our research on statistical learning methods for large-scale educational assessments (together with Prof. Chun Wang at UW). (Sep 2020)

📢 Congratulations to Yinqiu on receiving an IMS ​Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award! (May 15, 2020)

📢 Congratulations to April on successfully defending her dissertation and becoming Dr. Cho! April will be a data scientist @ Center for Naval Analyses (May 11, 2020)

📢 Congratulations to Yuqi on successfully defending her dissertation and becoming Dr. Gu! Yuqi will join the Statistics Department at Columbia University as an Assistant Professor in 2021 (March 20, 2020)

📢 Congratulations to Yinqiu on receiving the Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship! (March 4, 2020)

📢 Congratulations to Yinqiu for winning the Biostats-Stats Shark Tank for Research Ideas in Data Science & Statistics (STRIDES) Proposal Award! (Feb 2020)

📢 Congratulations to Yinqiu for winning a 2020 ASA Biometrics Section JSM Travel Award! (Jan 2020)

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