[DST Lecture] Real World Data, Real World Evidence, and Decision Analytics for Precision Medicine and Health
Wednesday, December 04, 2019, 11:00 - 12:00
Location T2-102
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About Professor Lai:
Tze Leung Lai is the Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Statistics and by courtesy, also of Biomedical Data Science, and Computational & Mathematical Engineering at Stanford University, where he is the Director of Financial and Risk Modelling Institute (FARM), Co-director of the Center for Innovative Study Design (CISD) and core member of the Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness, and Center for Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine, and an advisory committee member of the Bing Overseas Program (BOSP) in Hong Kong. Before moving to Stanford in 1987, he was the Higgins Professor of Statistics at Columbia University where he received his Ph.D. and an Assistant Professor appointment in 1971 and was promoted to Professor in 1977. He received the COPSS (Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies) Award in 1983 and was elected to Academia Sinica in 1994. He is also the honorary dean of the Center for Financial Technology & Risk Analytics at Fudan University, a visiting chair professor of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, and an advisory committee member of the Yau Center for Mathematical Sciences at Tsinghua University, the Center for Statistical Science at Peking University, the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at The University of Hong Kong (where he received his B.A degree, First Class Honors, in Mathematics in 1967), and the Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He has published over 300 papers and 12 books, and has supervised 73 Ph.D. theses at Columbia, Stanford, and Stony Brook and University of Padova in Italy (where he visited).