Professor Chenlei Leng

Professor Chenlei Leng


Turing Fellow

Partner Institution


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.

Research interests

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.