Jiguo Cao

Students:

Took on Aug 24, 2018. Left - right: Xin Liu, Yuping Yang, Boyi Hu, Peijun Sang, Jiguo Cao, Yunlong Nie, Jianghu Dong, Tianyu Guan, Yajie Zhou, Chuyuan Lin
  1. Peijun Sang, PhD Student, Sep 2014 - Aug 2018
    Current Position: Tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

    Peijun Sang Won the Pierre Robillard Award at the Statistical Society of Canada in 2019.
    From SSC website: The Pierre Robillard Award recognizes the best PhD thesis defended at a Canadian university in a given year and written in the fields of probability or statistics. In any given year, no more than one winner will be selected.

  2. Haolun Shi, Postdoc, Oct 2018 - September 2020
    Co-supervised with Prof. Jian Pei
    Current Position: Tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
  3. Tianyu Guan, PhD Student, Sep 2015 - November 2020
    Current Position: Tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Brock University, Canada.
  4. Jianghu (James) Dong, PhD Student, Jan 2015 - December 2018
    Co-supervised with Prof. Liangliang Wang
    Current Position: Tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA.
  5. Yunlong Nie, PhD Student, Sep 2014 - September 2018
    NSERC Doctoral Scholarship
    Current Position: Data Scientist, Google, Mountain View, California, USA.
  6. Zhenhua Lin, Master, Sep 2011 - Aug 2013
    Thesis Title: Some Perspectives Of Smooth And Locally Sparse Estimators
    Current position: Tenure-track assistant professor, 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)
  7. Xin Liu, Master, Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
    Thesis Title: Parameter Estimation for Catch Equations
    Current position: Tenure-track assistant professor, School of Statistics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (after obtaining his PhD at University of Western Ontario)
  8. Baisen Liu, Postdoc, Sep 2011 - May 2013
    Current position: Lecturer in Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian, China
  9. Haixu (Alex) Wang, PhD Student, Sep 2017 - Present
  10. Jiarui (Erin) Zhang, PhD Student, Sep 2019 - Present
    Co-supervised with Prof. Liangliang Wang
  11. Sidi Wu, PhD Student, Sep 2018 - Present
  12. Boyi Hu, PhD Student, Sep 2018 - Present
  13. Matthew Parker, PhD Student, Sep 2020 - Present
    Co-supervised with Prof. Lloyd Elliott
  14. Yuping Yang, PhD Student, Sep 2015 - Present
    Co-supervised with Prof. Richard Lockhart
  15. Barinder Thind, MSc Student, Sep 2018 - April 2020
    Thesis Title: Functional Neural Networks for Scalar Prediction
    Current position: Data Analyst, Later
  16. Joel Therrien, MSc Student, Sep 2017 - December 2019
    Thesis Title: An Analysis of Loan Prepayment Using Competing Risks Random Forests
  17. Yajie Zhou, MSc Student in Computer Science, Sep 2016 - August 2019
    Co-supervised with Prof. Jian Pei
  18. Chuyuan (Charlene) Lin, MSc Student, Sep 2017 - April 2019
    Current Position: Data Analyst, Emerald City Game
  19. Haixu (Alex) Wang, Master, Sep 2015 - Aug 2017
    Thesis Title: Estimating conditional intensity function of a neural spike train by particle Markov chain Monte Carlo and smoothing
    Co-supervised with Prof. Qian (Michelle) Zhou
    Current position: PhD student at Simon Fraser University
  20. Bin Zhao, Master Student, Sep 2013 - Aug 2015
    Thesis Title: How does Climate Change Affect Forest Fire Rate in British Columbia?
    Current position: BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver
  21. Xin Wang, Master, Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
    Thesis Title: Functional data analysis for circular data
    Current position: Senior Analyst, Trading Risk and Model Development, TD Bank, Toronto
  22. Jing Cai, Master, Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
    Thesis Title: Nonparametric Method and Hierarchical Bayesian Approach for Parameter Estimation and Prediction
    Current position: Senior Manager, Metrics and Analytics, Scotiabank, Toronto
  23. Jia Xu, Master, Sep 2008 - Aug 2010
    Thesis Title: Robust Estimation for Differential Equations, Time Series Analysis on Climate Change and MCMC Simulation of Duration-Of-Load Problem
    Current position: Financial analyst at the Shanghai ShuJun Fund Management Co., Shanghai, China
  24. Jiyi Chen, Master, Sep 2008 - Aug 2010
    Thesis Title: Automated Load Curve Data Cleansing in Power Systems, Co-supervised with Prof. Ke Wang
    Current position: Software Engineer, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shanghai, China