Gongjun Xu

Associate Professor of Statistics

Associate Professor of Psychology (by courtesy)

University of Michigan

Email: gongjun at umich edu Phone: 734.647.9532

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

Research Interests

  • Latent variable models, psychometrics

  • Statistical learning and inference, high-dimensional statistics

  • Semiparametric models, survival analysis

Education

Editorial Services

Honors and Awards

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

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2019

  • 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

πŸ“’ Gongjun appointed Co-Editor of Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (May 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Chengcheng on successfully defending his dissertation and becoming Dr. Li! (May 2022)

πŸ“’ Thanks NSF for supporting our research project "General Cognitive Diagnosis Models: Development, Estimation, and Applications" (with Prof. Wenchao Ma at U of Alabama) (April 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Chenchen on successfully defending her dissertation and becoming Dr. Ma! (April 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Jinming on receiving the Best Presentation Award from the Michigan Student Symposium for Interdisciplinary Statistical Sciences (MSSISS) (March 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Yinqiu on receiving the 2021 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award! (Feb, 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Jinming on receiving the 2022 ASA Nonparametric Statistics Student Paper Award (Jan, 2022)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Bo on receiving the Rackham International Student Fellowship 2021-2022 (Dec, 2021)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Bo on receiving the Outstanding First Year PhD Student Award (Sep, 2021)

πŸ“’ Congratulations to Yinqiu on successfully defending her dissertation and becoming Dr. He! Yinqiu will join the Statistics Department at the University of Wisconsin as an Assistant Professor in 2022 (April, 2021)

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