Jiguo Cao



Jiguo Cao, PhD, (How to pronounce my name?)
Canada Research Chair in Data Science,
Professor,
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science,
Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

E-mail: jiguo_cao AT sfu.ca

Tel: (778) 782-7600

Office: Shrum Science Centre K10567

News:

  • Congratulations to my postdoc, Dr. Haolun Shi, who received a tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2020 from the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
  • Congratulations to my PhD student, Tianyu Guan, who received a tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2020 from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Brock University, Canada.
  • Congratulations to my master student, Barinder Thind, who received an offer as Data Analyst from the Later Internet Company in 2020.
  • My PhD student, Haixu (Alex) Wang, developed an R package pCODE for the estimation of an ordinary differential equation model by the parameter cascade Method. The package can be downloaded here.
  • My PhD student, Peijun Sang, won the 2019 Pierre Robillard Award for his PhD thesis. This prize recognizes the best PhD thesis in probability or statistics defended at a Canadian university in a given year. Read more here.
  • My PhD student, Jianghu Dong, received a Tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2019 at the Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA.
  • My past MSc student, Zhenhua Lin, received a Tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2019 at Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore after obtaining his PhD at University of Toronto and doing postdoc at University of California, Davis.
  • My PhD student, Peijun Sang, received a Tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2018 at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo.
  • My past MSc student, Xin Liu, received a Tenure-track assistant professor offer in 2018 at School of Statistics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics after obtaining his PhD at University of Western Ontario.
  • I taught a graduate course on functional data analysis in 2019 Spring. The recorded lectures are put in my youtube channel.