University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Jing Liu

Jing Liu

Associate Teaching Professor

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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.