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Professor Yi Yu 于怡


Yi Yu 于怡




I am a Professor in the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick. I am interested in various aspects of high-dimensional statistics. I have worked in high-dimensional regression, statistical network analysis, change point analysis, nonparametric statistics, functional data analysis, differential privacy and graphical modelling. Please see my research page for my preprints, publications, softwares and group members.


Editorial service

I am an Associate Editor of Biometrika (2019-), an Associate Editor of Bernoulli (2022-) and an editorial board reviewer of Journal of Machine Learning Research (2020-).



My research is partially funded by the EPSRC (EP/V013432/1) and Leverhulme Trust.


Short bio

I was previously a Reader (2021-23) and an Associate Professor (2019-21) in the University of Warwick, a Lecturer (2017-19) in the University of Bristol, a postdoc (2013-16) of Professor Richard Samworth and a graduate student (2009-13) of Professor Zhiliang Ying. I obtained my academic degrees from Fudan University (Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics, June 2013 and B.Sc. in Mathematics, June 2009). I am a recipient of the Philip Leverhulme Prize in 2023.



Room 4.11, Mathematical Sciences Building

Department of Statistics, University of Warwick

Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom.

+44 (0)24761 50134