Tianjian Zhou


My name is Tianjian Zhou. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Colorado State University.

My department profile page is here, and my Google Scholar page is here.

Previously, I have held postdoctoral appointments at the University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, IL), under the supervision of Dr. Yuan Ji.

I obtained my Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. My advisor was Dr. Peter Mueller.

Before that, I earned my B.S. in Statistics from the Special Class for the Gifted Young at the University of Science and Technology of China.

More fun facts about me can be found here.


08/2017 Ph.D. in Statistics, The University of Texas at Austin

Dissertation: Bayesian Nonparametric Models for Biomedical Data Analysis. [Link]

Dissertation received the Leonard J. Savage Award (Honorable Mention).

06/2013 B.Sc. in Statistics, University of Science and Technology of China

Academic Positions

Colorado State University

08/2020Present Assistant Professor

The University of Chicago

10/201808/2020 Postdoctoral Scholar

11/201709/2018 Clinician Researcher

NorthShore University HealthSystem

08/201709/2018 Postdoc Fellow

Summer 2016, Summer 2015 Research Intern

The University of Texas at Austin

09/201505/2017 Research Assistant

09/201305/2015 Teaching Assistant


Proficient in R, Python, SQL, Matlab, C/C++, JAVA, HTML, Mathematica, SAS and WinBUGS.


tianjian.zhou at colostate dot edu tjzhou95 at gmail dot com