Service to the Profession
  • Co-Organizer of the 2020 NISS Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers in Statistics and Data Science (link)
  • Program Committee Member of the 2020 ACM-IMS Conference on the Foundations of Data Science Conference (FODS, link)
  • Program Committee Member of the 2020 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics (SDSS, link)
  • Co-Organizer of the 2019 NISS Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers in Statistics and Data Science (link), Denver, CO
  • Co-Organizer of the Inaugural Ingram Olkin Statistics Serving Society Forum on "Gun Violence: The Statistical Issues" (link), Alexandria, VA
  • Co-Organizer of the 2018 NISS Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers in Statistics and Data Science (link), Vancouver, BC
  • Chair of the Organizing Committee for the 2017 Marker Lecture (link), 2018 John M. Chemerda Lecture (link), and 2018 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lecture (link), University Park, PA
  • Co-Chair of the 2017 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Conference (link), University Park, PA
  • Co-Chair of the 2015 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Conference (link), University Park, PA
  • Member of the 2013-2014 Big Data Research and Development Initiative Working Group of the American Statistical Association (ASA), and Co-author of the ASA white paper "Discovery with Data: Leveraging Statistics with Computer Science to Transform Science and Society".
Organization of Conference Sessions and Workshops
  • 2020, Organizer of the invited panel session on “Statistical Issues of Gun Safety and Opioid Epidemic” in 2020 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2019, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Recent Advances in Nonparametric Statistical Methods for Complex Data” in 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Denver, CO.
  • 2019, Co-Organizer and Chair of the invited paper session on “Statistical Challenges with Astronomical Data” in 2019 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Denver, CO.
  • 2019, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Recent Advances in Statistical Machine Learning” in 36th Annual Quality and Productivity Research Conference, Washington, DC.
  • 2019, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Recent Advances in Statistical Network Analysis” in 2019 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics (SDSS), Bellevue, WA.
  • 2019, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Statistical Challenges and Opportunities for Analysis of Large-Scale Omics Data” in ENAR 2019 Spring Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2018, Organizer of the invited paper session on “High Dimensional Nonparametric Statistics” in 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Vancouver, BC.
  • 2018, Co-Organizer of the invited paper session on “Cross-Disciplinary Research on Statistical Genomics and Bioinformatics” in 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Vancouver, BC.
  • 2018, Organizer and Chair of the invited paper session on “Big Data Statistical Challenges and Opportunities in Industry” in 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Vancouver, BC.
  • 2018, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Combining Federal and Regional Data Sources: Challenges and Solutions” in 2018 Symposium on Data Science and Statistics (SDSS), Reston, VA.
  • 2018, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Statistical Learning for Complex and High-Dimensional Data with Modern Applications” in 2018 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • 2018, Organizer of the invited paper session on “Spectral Clustering, Graphical Models and Hierarchical Interactions” in 2018 ASA Conference on Statistical Learning and Data Science / Nonparametric Statistics, New York, NY.
  • 2016, Organizer of the invited paper memorial session for Professor Bruce G. Lindsay in 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Chicago, IL. (Professor Nancy Reid kindly published her talk as a short paper titled “Geometry, Likelihood and Inference: the Work of Bruce G. Lindsay” on 2016 JSM Proceedings).
  • 2012, Organizing Committee Member, NSF-sponsored Workshop on "Large Scale Statistical Learning and Inference: Challenges and New Directions", Minneapolis, MN
Ad-Hoc Referee (2011-Present)
  • Annals of Statistics
  • Annals of Applied Statistics
  • Bernoulli
  • Biometrics
  • Biometrika
  • Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Electronic Journal of Statistics
  • Foundations of Computational Mathematics
  • International Journal of Forecasting
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
  • Journal of Machine Learning Research
  • Journal of Multivariate Analysis
  • Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B
  • Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C
  • Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
  • Lifetime Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Programming, Series A
  • Statistical Methods in Medical Research
  • Statistics in Medicine
  • Statistica Sinica
  • Technometrics