Dr. Phillip Yu

Dr. Yu is the Chairperson of the Asian Regional Section of the International Association for Statistical Computing, Associate Director of the China Greater Bay Area Institute of Financial Innovation, and an affiliate member of the Laboratory for Space Research at HKU.  He was the Programme Director of the Master of Statistics Programme (2009-2017) and the Vice President of the Hong Kong Statistical Society (2007-2012). His research interests are broad; it includes non-parametric inference, ranking methods, time series analysis, financial data analysis, high dimensional data analysis, and stress testing. He has a substantial volume of work on most of these topics, including two co-authored books and more than 100 papers in conference proceedings and international refereed journals. With more than 20 years of research experience in computational statistics, his current research interests lie more in the area of AI and big data analytics.