Emma Jingfei Zhang

Assoc. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-6595
Locator Code:
6544

 
Career

Education

2014Ph.D. Statistics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2009B.S. Mathematics Nankai University

Professional Experience

2020 - Associate Professor, Management Science , Miami Herbert Business School
2014 - 2020Assistant Professor, Management Science, Miami Herbert Business School
2009 - 2014Course Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Honors & Acknowledgements

Emerging Scholar Award, Miami Herbert Business School, 2020
Collaborative Research Initiative for the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science (CRI-FICMS), 2018
University of Miami Provost Award, 2015, 2016
Norton Prize for Outstanding Thesis in Statistics, 2013
IMS/Laha Travel Award, 2013
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Network data analysis; high-dimensional data analysis; and temporal point processes

Publications

Hu, J.*, Zhang, J.*, Qin, H., Yan, T., Zhu, J. Using Maximum Entry-Wise Deviation to Test the Goodness-of-Fit for Stochastic Block Models (Journal of the American Statistical Association, in press. 2019). [Link]

SUMMARY: (*joint first authorship).

Zhang, J., Sun, W.W. and Li, L. Mixed-effect time-varying stochastic blockmodel and application in brain connectivity analysis (Journal of the American Statistical Association, in press.. 2019). [Link]


Zhang, J. and Chen, Y. Modularity based community detection in heterogeneous networks (Statistica Sinica, in press.. 2019). [Link]


Deng, C., Guan, Y., Waagepetersen, R. and Zhang, J. Second-order Quasi-likelihood for Spatial Point Processes 1311-1320 (73 Biometrics. 2017). [Link]


Zhang, J. and Cao, J. Finding Common Modules in a Time-Varying Network with Application to the Drosophila Melanogaster Gene Regulation Network 994-1008 (112 Journal of the American Statistical Association. 2017). [Link]


Zhang, J. and Chen, Y. A Hypothesis Testing Framework for Modularity Based Network Community Detection 437-456 (27 Statistica Sinica. 2017). [Link]


Zhang, J. and Chen, Y. Monte Carlo Algorithms for Identifying Densely Connected Subgraphs 827-845 (24 Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 2015). [Link]


Zhang, J. and Chen, Y. Sampling for Conditional Inference on Network Data 1295-1307 (108 Journal of the American Statistical Association. 2013). [Link]

SUMMARY: (winner of the student paper competition by the ASA Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics, 2012).

He, X., Yang, Y. and Zhang, J. Bivariate Downscaling with Asynchronous Measurements 476-489 (17 Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 2012). [Link]