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Yichen Zhang

Yichen Zhang

Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods
Quantitative Methods


Ph.D., Statistics and Operations Research, New York University, 2020
B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Economics, Peking University, 2015


Professor Yichen Zhang joined Purdue in 2020 after he earned his Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Prior to that, he received his Bachelors in Mathematics and Economics from Peking University in 2015. 

Yichen has worked at the intersection of statistics and optimization. His research focuses on statistical inference for online streaming data, distributed estimation and inference, time series analysis, nonsmooth optimization, supply chains and other business problems with statistical models.

Phone: (765) 496-5023
Office: KRAN 489

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