Kui Zhang

Kui Zhang

Professor - Department of Mathematical Sciences
Kui Zhang

Professor - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Dave House Endowed Professorship in Statistics, Data Mining, and Data Analytics

Ph.D., Probability and Statistics

BS, Probability and Statistics

Academic Experience

  • 08/1999-01/2003 - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Yale University School of Medicine and University of Southern California
  • 08/2003-08/2015 - Research Assistant/Associate/Tenured Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health
  • 08/2015 - Present - Professor with Tenure, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University

Areas of Expertise

Statistics Genetics/Genomics, Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, Bioinformatics.

Dr. Zhang’s collaborative research interests are to apply powerful and innovative statistical and computational methods to address problems from genetic studies and other types of studies including but not limited to biomedical research. He has been actively involved in many applied studies during his research career.

Awards received

  • Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award in Statistical Genetics Research, 2008
  • Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award in Statistical Genetics Research, 2014

His research is currently supported by NIH and he has received More than 1.5 million dollars funding from NIH as Principal Investigator.

Published Works

Dr. Zhang has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, 12 book chapters, and 2 other publications.

Courses taught at MTU

  • MA3170 – Engineering Statistics
  • MA3270 – Probability
  • MA4720 – Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • MA5701 – Statistical Methods
  • MA5702 – Statistical Consulting
  • MA5750 – Statistical Genetics
  • MA5770 – Bayesian Statistics