Xuming He

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Xuming He

H.C. Carver Professor of Statistics

Department of Statistics
University of Michigan
1085 South University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107

Office Location(s): 462 West Hall
Phone: 734.936.4804
Fax: 734.763.4676
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  • About

    Xuming He received his PhD in Statistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989. He joined the University of Michigan as H. C. Carver Collegiate Professor in 2011. His prior appointments include faculty positions at National University of Singapore and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include broad areas of robust statistics, including semiparametric models and quantile regression. His interdisciplinary research aims to promote the better use of statistics in biosciences, climate studies, dysphagia research, and social-economic studies.


    Ph.D. Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)

    MS in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)

    BS in Applied Mathematics, Fudan University (1984)

    Honors and Awards
    • Jerry and Ann Nerad Professorial Scholar Award, University of Illinois (2005)
    • IMS Medallion Lecturer, Keynote Speaker at the Joint Statistical Meetings (2007)
    • Visiting Chair Professorship of the Changjiang Scholars program, sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education and Li Ka Shing Foundation (2008)
    • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Fellow of the American Statistical Association
    • Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
    • Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute
    Professional Services
    • Program Director of Statistics, National Science Foundation 2003-2005
    • Co-editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association (2011-2014)
    • Editor, IMS Bulletin 2007-2010
    • President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA), 2010
    • Program Chair of JSM 2010
    • Chair of Scientific Program Committee of the 2013 World Statistics Congress
    • Member of Noether Awards Committee (2006-2011)
    • Council member of IMS (2004-2006), Council member of ISI (2013-2016)