Yingli
Qin

Assistant
Professor

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

University of Waterloo

Address:
200 University Ave West, M3-4019 Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada

Email:
Yingli dot Qin at uwaterloo dot ca

Phone:
+1(519)888-4567 ext. 35506

**Education**

PhD,
Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA

M.S.
Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA

M.S.
School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, China

B.S.
School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, China

**Research Interests**

Statistical
inference

High-dimensional
statistics

Empirical
likelihood

Random
matrix theory

**Publications and submitted manuscripts**

Wu,
Y., Qin, Y. and Zhu, M. (2017). High-dimensional covariance matrix estimation
using a low-rank and diagonal decomposition. Submitted.

Wu,
Y., Qin, Y. and Zhu, M. (2017). Quadratic discriminant analysis for
high-dimensional data. Revision Submitted.

Qin,
Y. and Li, W. (2017). Bias-reduced
moment estimators of population spectral distribution and their applications. *Big and Complex Data Analysis***. **Springer International Publishing. 103-119.

Qin,
Y. and Li, W. (2016). Testing
the order of a population spectral distribution for high-dimensional data. ** Computational
Statistics & Data Analysis**. 95, 75-82.

Li,
W. and Qin, Y. (2014). Hypothesis testing for high-dimensional covariance
matrices. ** Journal of Multivariate Analysis**. 128, 108-119.

Xia,
N., Qin, Y. and Bai, Z. (2013). Convergence rates of eigenvector
empirical spectral distribution of large dimensional sample covariance matrix. ** The
Annals of Statistics**, 41 (5), 2572-2607.

Li,
W., Chen, J., Qin, Y. , Bai, Z. and Yao, J. (2013). Estimation of the population
spectral distribution from a large dimensional sample covariance matrix. ** Journal
of Statistical Planning and Inference**, 143(11), 1887-1897.

Qin,
Y. (2011). Discussion: Two-stage procedures for high-dimensional data. ** Sequential
Analysis**, 30, 416-422.

Chen, S. and Qin, Y. (2010). A two-sample
test for high-dimensional data with applications to gene-set testing. ** The
Annals of Statistics**, 38 (2), 808-835.

Chen,
S., Peng, L.. and Qin, Y. (2009). Effects of Data Dimension on Empirical
Likelihood. ** Biometrika**, 96 (3), 711-722.

**Teaching**

**Winter
2016, Stat 923 Multivariate Analysis**

**Winter
2016, Stat 850 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing**

**Winter
2016, Stat 450 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing**

**Winter
2015, Stat 330 Mathematical Statistics**

**Spring
2014, Stat 923 Multivariate Analysis**

**Winter
2014, Stat 850 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing**

**Winter
2014, Stat 450 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing**

**Fall
2012, Stat 330 Mathematical Statistics**