Harrison Zhou, newly named as the Henry Ford II Professor of Statistics and Data Science, conducts his research on asymptotic decision theory, high dimensional statistics, large covariance matrices estimation, Bayesian nonparametrics, and network analysis.
After earning a Ph.D. in mathematics at Cornell University, Zhou began his teaching career as an assistant professor at Yale in 2004. Prior to his new appointment, he was a full professor of statistics. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Statistics and Data Science. Zhou’s research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Cancer Institute.