Duzhe Wang

I am a research scientist on the Real World and Access Analytics team in the Statistics, Data, and Analytics division at Eli Lilly and Company. I obtained my Ph.D. degree in Statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the supervision of Professor Po-Ling Loh. My dissertation is on efficient statistical learning of complex data. My research interests span the areas of statistical machine learning, high-dimensional statistics, robust statistics, optimization, and causal inference. I broadly focus on challenges which are motivated by problems in medicine, finance, genomics, and network science. Currently, I have a strong interest in statistics and machine learning applications to RWD and RWE in drug development and evaluation.

Before joining UW-Madison, I received my BS in mathematics from Jilin University in 2013 and my MS in mathematics from the University of Florida in 2015.

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  • Publications
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  • Experience

  • Industry
    • Research Intern in Machine Learning at Advanced Analytics and Data Sciences of Eli Lilly and Company, 2019.

  • Teaching
    • Instructor, STAT324, Introductory Applied Statistics for Engineers, Spring 2019.

    • Instructor, STAT371, Introductory Applied Statistics for the Life Sciences, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.

    • Instructor, MAC2311, Calculus I, Summer 2014.

    • Instructor, MGF1107, Math for LS Majors, Summer 2015.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT641, Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials, Spring 2017.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT479, Statistical Machine Learning, Spring 2016.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT371, Introductory Applied Statistics for the Life Sciences, Summer 2016, Spring 2020.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT327, R Programming, Spring 2016.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT324, Introductory Applied Statistics for Engineers, Fall 2015, Fall 2016.

    • Teaching Assistant, STAT311, Mathematical Statistics, Spring 2017.

    • Teaching Assistant, MAC2311, Calculus I, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015.

    • Teaching Assistant, MAC1147, Precalculus, Fall 2013.

    • JSM Virtual Travel Award, ASA Wisconsin Chapter, 2020.
    • Student Paper Award, ASA Statistical Learning and Data Science Section, 2020.
    • Student Paper Award, ASA Biopharmaceutical Section, 2020.
    • Outstanding Graduate Award, the University of Florida, 2014 & 2015.
    • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, Jilin University, 2013.
    • Ping An Fellowship, Ping An of China, 2012.
    • Various scholarships from UW-Madison, the University of Florida, and Jilin University, 2009-2020.

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