##
Haimeng Zhang

Associate Professor

**Office:** Petty 103 **Email address: **h_zhang5@uncg.edu**Starting year at UNCG: **2013**Office hours:** MTR 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

#### Education

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (Statistics), University of Southern California (1998)

#### Teaching

**Fall, 2016**

- STA 290-01 LEC (Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference), TR 12:30-1:45, Petty Building 313
- STA 661-01 LEC (Advanced Statistics in the Behavioral and Biological Sciences I), TR 9:30-10:45, Petty Building 007
- STA 667-03 IND (Statistical Consulting)

#### Research Interests

Statistics** Current Students: **Wei Chen, Christopher Vanlangenberg

#### Selected Recent Publications

- Zhang, H. and Huang, C. A note on processes with random stationary increments. Statistics and Probability Letters, 2014, Vol. 94, 153 - 161.
- Huang, C., Zhang, H., and Robeson, S. A simplified representation of the covariance structure of axially symmetric processes on the sphere. Statistics and Probability Letters, 2012, Vol. 82, 1346 - 1351
- Goldstein, L. and Zhang, H. A Berry Esseen theorem for the lightbulb process. Advances in Applied Probability, 2011, Vol. 43, 875-898
- Huang, C., Zhang, H., and Robeson, S. On the validity of commonly used covariance and variogram functions on the sphere. Mathematical Geosciences, 2011, Vol. 43, 721-733
- Goldstein, L. and Zhang, Efficiency calculations for the maximum partial likelihood estimator in nested-case control sampling. Bernoulli, 2009, Vol. 15, 569 - 597

#### Brief Bio

Dr. Haimeng Zhang received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics with concentration on statistics from the University of Southern California in 1998. He joined UNCG in 2013. He has directed research over a number of undergraduate students through various grants including NSF - REU (2009 - 2012). He was awarded an NSF grant in 2012 to support his research on the statistical analysis of global-scale processes and phenomena.