Xuewen Lu is an Associate Professor in Biotatistics at the University of Calgary. He earned his Bachelor degrees from Hunan Normal University, MSc degree from Peking University and PhD from the University of Guelph. Before he joined the University of Calgary as an assistant professor in 2002, he worked as a biometrician and research scientist for five years at two research centres belonging to Agri-Food and Agriculture Canada, a department of the Canadian federal government. In 2008 and 2009 he was a visiting associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan. He research interest is in survival analysis, semiparametric models, missing data analysis, predictive microbiology, empirical likelihood, and variable selection and dimension reduction. He has published over 75 peer-reviewed papers and a book about modelling microbial responses in foods. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of six refereed journals: American Open Journal of Statistics, American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, Journal of Mathematics, International Journal of Computer Science and Application, Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods, and ISRN Probability and Statistics.
Biography Updated on 6 November 2012