Shengkun (Victor) Xie completed a PhD degree in applied statistics at The University of Guelph in 2010. He holds a MSc degree in Statistical Science (specialization: actuarial science) from The University of Western Ontario, and a second MSc degree in Mathematics for Finance and Science from Wilfrid Laurier University, which he obtained in 2005 and 2006, respectively, after earning a BSc degree in Computing and Information at the Harbin Institute of Technology, in China. Dr. Xie’s doctoral research focused on problems in developing new multivariate statistical methods for multivariate data feature extraction, anormal event detection, and data classification. The methods he developed have successfully been used for the analysis of large scale network traffic data and biomedical signals. In 2010, Dr. Xie joined the SAR group as a MITACS Elevate Strategic Post-Doctoral Fellow engaged in research on Advanced Health Technology. His statistical expertise centers primarily in the area of statistical learning, time series analysis, biomedical signal pattern recognition, multivariate statistical methods, and functional data analysis. Up to date, Dr. Xie has been co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed papers.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012