Zhezhen Jin, PhD

  • Professor of Biostatistics
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Zhezhen Jin is Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics in Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He received his BS and MS in probability and statistics from Nankai University in 1989 and in 1992 respectively, MA in applied mathematics from the University of Southern California in 1994 and Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Columbia University in 1998. After 1998-2000 two years of postdoctoral studies at Harvard School of Public Health, he returned to Columbia as a faculty member in the Department of Biostatistics in 2000. He has been conducting statistical and biostatistical methodological research on resampling methods, survival analysis, nonparametric and semiparametric methods, smoothing methods, and statistical computing. He has also been collaborating with clinical investigators to address statistical issues in neurology, cardiology, oncology, transplantation, psychiatry, pathology and alternative medicine. He was a co-founding editor of the Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication. He is Statistical Editor for the Journal of American Cardiology College‚ÄĒCardiovascular Imaging. He has served as an associate editor for several statistical journals including Journal of American Statistical Association, Statistica Sinica, Lifetime Data Analysis, Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, and is on the editorial board for Kidney International, the Journal of the International Society for Nephrology. He received Career Award from the National Science Foundation in 2002. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected member of International Statistical Institute. He served as the President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) in 2022.


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  • Professor of Biostatistics