Qing Mai

Associate professor

Department of Statistics, Florida State University

214 OSB, 117 N. Woodward Ave., Tallahassee, FL32306-4330

Email: qmai AT fsu DOT edu


Ph.D, Statistics, University of Minnesota, 2013.

B.S., Statistics, Nankai University, 2008.


August 2019-Present Associate Professor in Statistics, Florida State University

July 2013–July 2019 Assistant Professor in Statistics, Florida State University

Professional Service

  • Associate editor, Biometrics, 2020-present.

  • Associate editor, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 2021-present.

  • Editorial board reviewer, Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2020-present.

  • National Science Foundation, 2018 & 2020, panelist.

  • National Security Agency, 2013 & 2014, ad hoc reviewer.

Honors and Awards

  • Provost's Faculty Travel Grant, Florida State University, 2019.

  • Arts and Sciences Deans Faculty Travel Award, Florida State University (2015 & 2018).

  • The 19th Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability Travel Award, Johns Hopkins University (2017).

  • The 51st SRCOS Summer Research Conference Travel Award, 2015, Southern Regional Council on Statistics.

  • First Year Assistant Professor (FYAP) Summer Award, 2014, Florida State University, Council on Research and Creativity.

  • Alumni fellowship (Fall 2010–Spring 2011), School of Statistics, University of Minnesota.

  • Best thesis, 2008, Nankai University.