Peng Liu is a Lecturer in Statistics (03/2019-Now). Previously he was a Postdoc Fellow at Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada (11/2017-01/2019), a Senior Postdoc Fellow at Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle, United States (08/2015-10/2017), a Research Assistant at Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University (11/2013-02/2015). He obtained his PhD degree in Biostatistics from Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Science (07/2015) and BSc degree in Applied Mathematics from Central China Normal University (07/2010).

Research interests

Machine Learning (matrix factorization, differential privacy), Reinforcement Learning, High Dimensional Data, Bridging Study, Functional Data Analysis, Biostatistics, Semiparametric Modelling, Causal Inference, Rank Estimation 


MAST5010, MACT7290, MAST9420 


Current PhD student: Shitao Zhu

Two projects are available for supervision - 

1. online change-point detection

2. dirty statistical models, for details of the projects, see: https://research.kent.ac.uk/statistics/wp-content/uploads/sites/1480/2021/06/Peng-Liu-projects.pdf  

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