Yuru Zhu

Yuru Zhu  



    Center for Statistical Science, Peking University

    Ph.D. candidate, Advisor: Song Xi Chen                                                          2018–Current

    School of Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University                        

    B.S. in Statistics                                                                                                2014–2018


    • J. Gu, H. Yan, Y. Huang, Y. Zhu, H. Sun, Y. Qiu, and S. Chen, “Comparing containment measures among nations by epidemiological effects of COVID-19”, National Science Review, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 1847–1851, Sep. 2020, issn: 2095-5138. eprint: https://academic.oup.com/nsr/article-pdf/7/12/1847/35921886/nwaa243.pdf.

    • H. Sun, Y. Qiu, H. Yan, Y. Huang, Y. Zhu, J. Gu, and S. Chen, “Tracking reproductivity of covid-19 epidemic in china with varying coefficient sir model”, Journal of Data Science, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 455–472, 2021, issn: 1680-743X.

    • Y. Zhu, Y. Liang, and S. X. Chen, “Assessing local emission for air pollution via data experiments”,Atmospheric Environment, p. 118 323, 2021, issn: 1352-2310.


    • Teaching Assistant at Peking University

       Probability and Statistics A, Fall 2018

    Research experience

    Research Assistant to Professor Song Xi Chen. 

    • Working on epidemic models.

    • Working on assessing local emissiosn for air pollution.

    Scholarships and Awards

    • Honorable Mention, The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)                  2017

    • Outstanding graduates of Sun Yat-sen University                                                    2018

    Computer skills

     Statistical software: R, MATLAB.