Plenary Speakers Video

Prof. MENG Xiao-Li         Pushing Large-p-Small-n to Infinite-p-Zero-n: A Multi-resolution Theory for Individualized Predictions and for A World Without Bias-Variance Trade-off

Prof. CAI Tony                  Transfer Learning: Optimality and Adaptive Algorithms

Prof. ZHANG Pingwen     Meteorological Big Data and Machine Learning

Prof. Richard Samworth    High-Dimensional Changepoint Estimation with Heterogeneous Missingness

Prof. PENG Shige              Important Difference of Data with Time and Space Types

Prof. WONG Wing Hùng  Roundtrip: A Flexible Approach to Unsupervised Analysis

Prof. WANG Zhaojun        Model Checking in Massive Dataset via Structure-Adaptive-Sampling

Prof. CHEN Songxi           Distributed Statistical Inference for Massive Data

Young Scholars Video

Dr. MA Yifang                   Mentorship and Prizewinning in Scientific Careers

Dr. JIAO Xiyun                 Improving the Mixing Efficiency of the MCMC Algorithms for Species Tree Inference

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About the Conference

2021 Shenzhen International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and Data Science will be held on December 3-5, 2021 in Shenzhen, China. 


The Conference, organized for the second time by the Department of Statistics and Data Science, Southern University of Science and Technology, brings in statisticians and data scientists alike to enhance collaboration and communication on the current state-of-the-art developments in Statistics and Data Science. It aims to create a high-level exchange and cooperation platform for scholars and to boost continuous collective effort to shape the roadmap for the development of Statistics, Data Science and related fields in the era of Big Data. It will be conducted both online and offline.



Department of Statistics and Data Science, SUSTech


SUSTech International Center for Mathematics

Plenary Speakers

                      CAI Tony                                                 CHEN Songxi                                          MENG Xiao-Li  

                                                                                       Member of CAS 

 Professor of University of Pennsylvania           Professor of Peking University                   Professor of Harvard University


                    PENG Shige                                       Richard  SAMWORTH                                   WANG Zhaojun

                  Member of CAS                                  Fellow of the Royal Society                     Professor of Nankai University 

       Professor of Shandong University          Professor of University of Cambridge   


                WONG Wing Hùng                                        XU Zongben                                          ZHANG Pingwen          

Member of the National Academy of Sciences          Member of the CAS                                    Member of the CAS      

Member of Hong Kong Academy of Sciences Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University         Professor of Peking University

        Professor of Stanford University 

                     ZHANG Tong                                            ZHOU Zhihua                                

                Professor of HKUST                        Member of the Academia Europaea 

                                                                             Professor of Nanjing University


Organizing Committee 

(Department of Statistics and Data Science, SUSTech)



SHAO Qi-Man   Chair Professor


CHEN Xin         Associate Professor

HU Yanqing       Associate Professor 

JIAO Xiyun       Assistant Professor 

JING Bingyi      Chair Professor

JIANG Xuejun   Associate Professor

LI Zeng              Associate Professor

MA Yifang         Assistant Professor

SHI Jianqing      Professor

TIAN Guoliang  Professor

WANG Chao      Assistant Professor 

XU Cong            Assistant Professor

YANG Lili          Professor


Contact Person

LI Lan at






Online registration open: More information is available on the registration page

Due to COVID-19, the number of in-person attendees will be limited. Therefore, we will open the registration twice, but once the limit if reached, in-person registration will be closed.  

The deadline for first-round registration is November 7, 2021.