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Li Ma

Professor of Statistical Science
Statistical Science
Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
217 Old Chemistry Bldg, Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251


Recent research interests are in generative models, tree-based models and methods, nonparametric methods, high-dimensional inference, scalable inference, Bayesian modeling, statistical computation and applied statistics. Tackling statistical and computational challenges in analyzing big data. Go to my websiteĀ at for the most up-to-date information.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Statistical Science · 2023 - Present Statistical Science, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics · 2023 - Present Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Stanford University · 2011 Ph.D.
The University of Chicago · 2006 A.B.
The University of Chicago · 2006 M.S.