Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information:

Department of Mathematics |
Office: STV 309C |

Illinois State University |
Phone: 309-438-7674 |

Normal, IL 61790-4520, USA |
E-mail: mxu2@ilstu.edu |

Employment:

**Associate Professor (with tenure)**, Department of Mathematics,**Illinois State University, Normal, IL**,**08/2015-.****Assistant Professor**, Department of Mathematics,**Illinois State University, Normal, IL**,**08/2010-08/2015.****Research Analyst/Associate**, Center for Health Research,**Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR, 06/2009-09/2009, 06/2010-08/2010.****Teaching Assistant****,**Department of Mathematics and Statistics**, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 09/2006-05/2010.**

Education:

**Ph.D. in Statistics,**Department of Mathematics and Statistics**, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 2010. Advisor: Subhash Kochar.**

**Minor in Econometrics,**Department of Economics**, Portland State University, Portland, OR. Advisor: Kuan-Pin Lin.****M.S. in Statistics,**School of Mathematics and Statistics**, Lanzhou University, China, 2006.****B.S. in in Information and Computational Science,**Department of Mathematics**,****Lanzhou University, China, 2003.**

Awards and Grants:

- Cybersecurity Insurance: Modeling and Pricing, Society of Actuaries, 2016-2017 (PI).
- TMV-based Capital Allocations for Multivariate Risks, Casualty Actuarial Society, 2014-2015 (PI).
- A Statistical Framework for Analyzing Cyber Threats, Army Research Office Subcontract NO. W911NF-13-1-0141, 2013-2016 (PI).
- University Research Initiative Award, Illinois State University, 2013.
- Pre-tenure Faculty Initiative Grant, Illinois State University, 2012-2013 (PI).
- New Faculty Initiative Grant, Illinois State University, 2011-2012 (PI).
**Eugene Enneking Doctoral Fellowship for Outstanding Statistician,**Portland State University**,****2009-2010.****Daniel and Laura Brose Memorial scholarship,**Portland State University**, 2007-2008.**

Professional Service:

Associate editor:

- Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods (effective from Jan. 2013)
- Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation (effective from Jan. 2013)

Referee for:

- Journal of Multivariate Analysis
- Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
- IEEE Transaction on Reliability
- Statistics and Probability Letters
- Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
- Naval Research Logistics
- Probability in Engineering and Information Sciences
- Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics
- Sankhya.
- Metrika
- Statistics
- Statistical
papers

- Journal of the Korean Statistical Society
- Stochastic models
- Annals of Operations Research
- Computational Statistics
- International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics
- Quality Technology & Quantitative Management
- Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability
- Computational Statistics and Data Analysis