FANG, Xiao 方笑

Position Assistant Professor
Email xfang [at] cuhk.edu.hk
Phone Number 3943 5254
Fax Number 2603 5188
Address LSB 108
Homepage https://www.sta.cuhk.edu.hk/xfang

Academic Background

BSc (Peking University)

PhD (National University of Singapore)

Research Interest

 

Selected Publications

(See the full list of publications in my homepage)

  • New error bounds in multivariate normal approximations via exchangeable pairs with applications to Wishart matrices and fourth moment theorems. (with Yuta Koike) To appear in Annals of Applied Probability.
  • High-dimensional central limit theorems by Stein’s method. (with Yuta Koike) Annals of Applied Probability 31 (2021), 1660-1686.
  • Segmentation and estimation of change-point models: false positive control and confidence regions. (with Jian Li and David Siegmund) Annals of Statistics 48 (2020), 1615-1647.
  • Multivariate approximations in Wasserstein distance by Stein’s method and Bismut’s formula. (with Qi-Man Shao and Lihu Xu) Probability Theory and Related Fields 174 (2019), 945-979.
  • From Stein identities to moderate deviations. (with Louis H. Y. Chen and Qi-Man Shao) Annals of Probability 41 (2013), 262-293.

 

Research Grants

  • 2021.9-2024.8, Hong Kong RGC GRF 14305821: Asymptotic Expansions of Expectations by Stein’s Method
  • 2019.1-2021.12, Hong Kong RGC GRF 14302418: Cramér-Type Moderate Deviations by Stein’s Method
  • 2018.1-2020.12, Hong Kong RGC ECS 24301617: Kolmogorov Bounds for Normal and Non-normal Approximations

 

Professional Services

  • Invited reviewer for Mathematical Reviews
  • Referee for Ann. Appl. Probab., Ann. Probab., Ann. Statist., Bernoulli, J. R. Stat. Soc. Ser. B, etc.

 

Honours and Awards

  • 2010, LAHA Travel Award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics