Chenlei obtained his BSc in mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China and his PhD in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He held regular and visiting faculty positions in China, Germany and Singapore before joining the University of Warwick as a professor of statistics in 2013.
Chenlei is a statistician working mainly on developing novel statistical methods for analysing complex data. His recent research interests have been focused on high-dimensional data analysis, correlated data analysis, network data analysis and statistical learning. His works have found applications in medicine, biology, engineering, social sciences and so on. As a faculty fellow, he looks forward to the opportunity to work on projects where statistical analysis can be useful.