Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin
1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
cmzhang at stat dot wisc dot edu
Office: 1155 MSC
Phone: 6082620084
Fax: 6082620032
 
Chunming Zhang

Education
 PhD (2000), statistics,
University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
 MS, computational mathematics,
Academia Sinica, Beijing, China
 BS, mathematical statistics,
Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Position Held
 2000 : University of WisconsinMadison.

Editorial Board
 Associate Editor for Annals of Statistics (20072009)
 Associate Editor for Journal of the American Statistical Association (2011)
 Associate Editor for Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (2012)

Research Interests
 Statistical methods with applications to neuroinformatics and bioinformatics
 Machine learning & data mining
 Multiple testing; largescale simultaneous inference and applications
 Statistical methods in financial econometrics
 Non and semiparametric estimation & inference
 Functional & longitudinal data analysis

Selected Publications

Zhang, C.M., Chai, Y., Guo, X., Gao, M., Devilbiss, D.M., and Zhang, Z. (2016).
"Statistical learning of neuronal functional connectivity".
Technometrics, 58, 350359.

Liu, J. Zhang, C.M., and Page, D. (2016).
"Multiple testing under dependence via graphical models" (pdf).
Annals of Applied Statistics, to appear.

Du, L. and Zhang, C.M. (2014).
"Singleindex modulated multiple testing".
Annals of Statistics, 42, 12621311.
 Yu, T., Zhang, C.M., Alexander, A.L., and Davidson, R.J. (2013).
"Local tests for identifying anisotropic diffusion areas in human brain with DTI".
Annals of Applied Statistics, 7, 201225.

Zhang, C.M., Fan, J. and Yu, T. (2011).
"Multiple testing via FDR_{L} for largescale imaging data".
Annals of Statistics, 39, 613642.

Zhang, C.M., Jiang, Y., and Chai, Y. (2010).
"Penalized Bregman divergence for largedimensional regression and classification".
Biometrika, 97, 551566.

Zhang, C.M. and Yu, T. (2008).
"Semiparametric detection of significant activation for brain fMRI".
Annals of Statistics, 36, 16931725.
 Hall, P., Minnotte, M.C., and Zhang, C.M. (2004).
"Bump hunting with nonGaussian kernels".
Annals of Statistics, 32, 21242141.
 Zhang, C.M. (2003).
"Calibrating the degrees of freedom for automatic data smoothing and effective curve checking".
Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98, 609628.
 Fan, J. and Zhang, C.M. (2003).
"A reexamination of diffusion estimators with applications to financial model validation".
Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98, 118134.
 Fan, J., Zhang, C.M., and Zhang, Jian (2001).
"Generalized likelihood ratio statistics and Wilks phenomenon".
Annals of Statistics, 29, 153193.
(correction, 2002, 30, 18111811.)

Student Collaborators

Teaching,
Learn@UW,
Classlist Utility
 STAT351 (Introductory Nonparametric Statistics).
 STAT609 (Mathematical Statistics I).
 STAT610 (Mathematical Statistics II).
 STAT732 (Large Sample Theory of Statistical Inference)
 STAT809 (NonParametric Statistics).

 