A Short Biography of Longhai Li
Longhai Li received his Ph.D in statistics from the University of Toronto in 2007 under the supervision by Radford M. Neal of the UofT machine learning group. Before that, he received his B.Sc in statistics from the University of Science and Technology of China. He joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to full professor in 2018. His research activities focus on developing and applying statistical machine learning methods for high-throughput data and complex-structured data. His research activities have been funded by a few grant agencies or programs, including NSERC, CFI, CFREF, and MITACS. His research results have been published in a few high-profile journals, such as Journal of American Statistical Association, Bayesian Analysis, Statistics in Medicine, and Statistics and Computing.