Anru Zhang is currently a faculty member at Duke University. Previously, he was an assistant professor of statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Peking University in 2010 and his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. His work focuses on high-dimensional statistical inference, non-convex optimization, computational complexity, statistical tensor analysis, statistical learning theory, and applications in genomics, microbiome, and computational imaging. He is the recipient of the ASA Gottfried E. Noether Junior Award (2021), a Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award (2021), an ICSA Outstanding Young Researcher Award (2021), and an NSF CAREER Award (2020).
- Computational Complexity of Statistical Inference, Fall 2021. Visiting Scientist.