Jun Li

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Jun Li
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Kent State University
Email: jli49@kent.edu
Phone: (330) 672-9762
Fax: (330) 672-2209


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Iowa State University, Jun. 2013

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Iowa State University, Dec. 2009

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Shan Dong University, China, Jul. 1999

Research Interests

  • High dimensional data inference with applications to biological studies

  • High dimensional (online and offline) change point analysis

  • Variable selection/ feature selection for high dimensional data

  • Nonparametric method


  • Brain Health Research Institute Pilot Funding Award, Kent State University, 2018

  • Farris Family Innovation Awards, Kent State University, 2016- 2019

  • Summer Research and Creative Activity Award, Kent State University, 2014

Research Grants

NIH R15GM139115. Role, multi-PD/PI. Duration: 2020-2023.

NSF DMS-1916239. Role, PI. Duration: 2019-2022.