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Huixia J. Wang Faculty Member

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Huixia (Judy) Wang is Professor of Statistics at George Washington University. Since 09/2018, she has been serving as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences. Before joining GWU in 2014, Prof. Wang worked as a faculty in the Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University for eight years. She earned a B.S. and a M.S. degree in Statistics from Fudan University in 1999 and 2002, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in Statistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006. Prof. Wang received the Tweedie New Researcher Award from Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the NSF CAREER Award on her proposal “A new and pragmatic framework for modeling and predicting conditional quantiles in data-sparse regions” in 2012. She was elected to be a fellow of the American Statistical Association, and a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2018. She became an elected member of International Statistical Institute since 2021. She was selected to be the Medallion Lecturer by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2021 and will deliver her lecture at the Joint Statistical Meetings in 2022. She has published more than 70 papers in major statistical and biomedical journals, and has supervised more than 10 Ph.D. dissertations and one M.S. dissertation. Prof. Wang has been an Associate Editor for Journal of American Statistical Association T&M (JASA) since 2011, Annals of Statistics since 2013, JASA & TAS Review from 2013 to 2016, Stat from 2015 to 2020, and Guest Editor for the Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA) Special Issue on Quantile Regression and Semiparametric Methods in 2010. She has served as the Secretary and Treasurer of Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, Program Co-Chair for the 2021 International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Applied Statistics Symposium, Chair for the 2021 ICSA Award Committee, Secretary and Treasurer for the Nonparametric Section of American Statistical Association (ASA), a member of the ASA Committee on Women in Statistics, and etc. She has served on the program committees of prominent international conferences (JSM 2010, JSM 2011, ENAR 2011, ENAR 2012, ICORS 2012, Conference Celebrating Women in Statistics 2014, CMStatistics 2015, 2016, 2018 etc.). She also organized and chaired a large number of invited sessions at major conferences.

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