Wu, Samuel S.

Program Director & ProfessorSam Wu

  • Office:  CTRB 5243
  • Phone:  352-294-5910
  • Fax:  352-294-5931
  • Email:  sw45@ufl.edu

Department of Biostatistics
College of Public Health & Health Professions College of Medicine
University of Florida
2004 Mowry Rd
P.O. Box 117450
Gainesville, FL 32611


  • PhD, Statistics, Cornell University, 1998
  • MA, Probability and Statistics, Nankai University,1992
  • BS, Probability and Statistics, Peking University, 1989

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Biography

Dr. Samuel S. Wu is originally from China. He joined UF Department of Statistics in Fall 1998 right after he obtained his Ph.D. from Cornell University. From 2010 to 2012, he served as interim chair of the new Department of Biostatistics at University of Florida. Currently, he serves as Associate Chair for Research, Director of Biostatistics Core for the UF Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, and Director of Biostatistics Core for the VA RR&D/HSR&D Center of Innovation on Disability & Rehabilitation Research. Dr. Wu has published more than 130 peer reviewed papers. His research interests include adaptive design of clinical trials, simultaneous statistical inference, data confidentiality & privacy protection, and sports statistics.


  • Adaptive design of clinical trials
  • Simultaneous statistical inference
  • Data confidentiality & privacy protection
  • Sports statistics