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Shiwei Lan

Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1804

Shiwei Lan is an assistant professor at the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University. His research focuses on Bayesian nonparametric modeling and Bayesian uncertainty quantification of complicated systems.

He obtained his doctorate in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine in 2014. Lan's doctoral thesis was titled "Advanced Bayesian Computational Methods through Geometric Techniques."  He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Warwick and California Institute of Technology. Formerly a clinical assistant professor at Department of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, he studies scalable statistical computing, Bayesian nonparametric modeling and uncertainty quantification, with applications to biology and imaging.


Ph.D. Statistics, University of California-Irvine 2014

Research Interests: 

Statistical Computing; Bayesian Nonparametric Modeling; Uncertainty Quantification

Spring 2021
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STP 792Research
Fall 2020
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DAT 301Exploring Data in R and Python
STP 598Special Topics
STP 792Research
Summer 2020
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STP 792Research
Fall 2019
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STP 427Mathematical Statistics