Jing Kong


Advisor: Professor Grace Wahba


Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
B248 Medical Science Center
1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI, 53706
Tel: 608-263-7329
Email: kong AT stat.wisc.edu


2010 - Present Ph.D in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 - 2013 M.S. in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2006 - 2010 B.S., School for the Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China


Fall 2009 Third Prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Spring 2009 First Prize in 2009 USTC Statistical Modeling Competition
Fall 2009 Outstanding Student Scholarship (Grade 1)
Fall 2008 Outstanding Student Scholarship (Grade 1)


J. Kong, B. E. K. Klein, R. Klein, K. Lee and G. Wahba "Using distance correlation and SS-ANOVA to assess associations of familial relationships, lifestyle factors, diseases and mortality" PNAS 109, 50 20352-20357, Dec 11, 2012  

Research interests

Statistical modelling;  Supervised machine learning;  Reproducing kernel methods;  Regularization methods;  Biostatistics  



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