Dr. Fan received his PhD from the Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany in 2001. He spent one year at Case Western Reserve University and three other years thereafter at the University of New Hampshire as a visiting professor. He joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University in 2005.
Dr. Fan’s research lies in the area of both mathematical and applied statistics. His interests include statistical inference of heavy tailed distributions, measurement error models in survival analysis, longitudinal categorical data analysis and free probability theory. Currently he is working on quantile regression with measurement errors.