About Xiangyang Lou
Dr. Lou is a Research Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, the University of Florida and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Dr. Lou earned his Ph.D. in of Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics from Zhejiang University, China, in 1997. And then he was recruited as an Assistant Professor at Zhejiang University. He came to the U.S. for pursuing postdoctoral training in the Department of Statistics, the University of Florida, in 2002. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tulane University, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Lou’s research interests include biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, statistical genomics, and study design and data management/innovation for clinical trials. Dr. Lou’s research primarily concentrates on developing and applying powerful innovative analysis methods to solve real-world biological problems in biomedical sciences and other sciences such as detecting multifactor interactions and translating data from disparate and fragmented sources into a holistic biological picture. Specifically, the methodological research includes to develop new machine learning and hidden Markov model-based analytical methods for feature selection and data integration.
- Clinical Trials Design & Analysis
- Big data analytics
- Computational biology
- Statistical methods