University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Jing Liu

Jing Liu




Ph.D. Dept. of Statistics, University of Auckland (2012)
B.A. Dept. of Statistics, University of Auckland (2008)
B.A. Dept. of Economics, University of Auckland (2006)

Work Experience

2013 – pres. Lecturer, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2007 – 2010 Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Honors and Awards

  • Best talk, NZSA conference, 2011.
  • Best presentation, Dept. of Statistics, UoA, New Zealand, 2010.
  • Bursary Award, UoA, New Zealand, 2008~2011.
  • Doctoral Scholarship, New Zealand institute of Mathematics and its application, 2008~2010.
  • Senior Prize in Statistics, UoA, New Zealand, 2006.
  • Summer Research Schoolarship, UoA, New Zealand, 2006.
  • Excellent Scholastic achievement in Mathematics, Dept. of Mathematics, UoA, New Zealand, 2006.
  • Bursary Award, Ministry of Education, New Zealand, 2002.
  • Silver Award in Mathematics, Ministry of Education, New Zealand, 2001 .

Publications (selected)

  • Liu, S.J. : “Reconstruction of Probability distributions in population genetics.” Thesis (Msc—Statistics)—UoA, Voyager: BID2272766, xiv, 152pp, 2012.

Synergistic Activities

  • New Zealand Statistical Association, 2010-present.


  • Calculus, Linear Algebra, ODE/PDE, Engineering Mathematics, Numerical Methods, Discrete Mathematics, Statistics for Engineering.