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Dr. Cheng Yong Tang is currently Associate Professor of Statistics and the Cyrus C.K. Curtis Senior Fellow in the Department of Statistical Science, Fox School of Business, Temple University.

He is an Associate Editor of Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, an Associate Editor for Reproducibility of Journal of the American Statistical Association, Applications and Case Studies, an Associate Editor of Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, an Associate Editor of Statistica Sinica, and an Associate Editor of Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. He served as the Director of the Graduate Programs in Statistics of the Department of Statistical Science in 2016-2019. Dr Tang is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute, a member of the American Statistical Association, a member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a member of the International Chinese Statistical Association.

Dr. Tang earned his Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics, Iowa State University. This is his Mathematical Genealogy. His research interests are methods, theory, and applications in statistics and data science.

Contact:

  • Room 376 Building 1810
    1810 Liacouras Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083
  • Phone: (215) 204-3191
  • Email: yongtang at temple.edu

Education:

Representative publications:

  • Guo, X. and Tang, C.Y. (2020). Specification tests for covariance structures in high-dimensional statistical models. Biometrika. To appear.
  • Bruce, S.A., Tang, C.Y., Hall, M. H., and Krafty, R.T. (2020). Empirical frequency band analysis of nonstationary time series. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods. To appear.
  • Tang, C.Y., Fang, E.X., and Dong, Y. (2020). High-dimensional interactions detection with sparse principal hessian matrix. Journal of Machine Learning Research. 21(19) 1-25.
  • Chang, J., Tang, C.Y., and Wu, T.T. (2018). A new scope of penalized empirical likelihood with high-dimensional estimating equations. Annals of Statistics. 46, 3185-3216.
  • Zhang, W., Leng, C. and Tang, C.Y. (2015). A joint modeling approach for longitudinal studies. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. 77,219-238.
  • Liu, C. and Tang, C.Y. (2014). A quasi-maximum likelihood approach for integrated covariance matrix estimation with high frequency data. Journal of Econometrics. 180,217-232.
  • Fan, Y. and Tang, C.Y. (2013). Tuning parameter selection in high dimensional penalized likelihood. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. 75, 531-552.
  • Tang, C.Y. and Leng, C. (2010). Penalized high dimensional empirical likelihood. Biometrika. 97, 905-920.
  • Chen, S.X., Tang, C.Y. and Mule, V. T. (2010). Local post-stratification¬† in dual system accuracy and coverage evaluation for the US Census. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Applications and Case Studies. 105, 105-119.
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