Xiaowu Dai

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Xiaowu Dai obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2019 and a Master’s in Computer Science and a Master’s in Mathematics from UW-Madison. He graduated with distinction from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2014.

His research interests include kernel machines, statistical learning theory, stochastic optimization, and applications to problems in biomedical neuroimaging and matching markets.

He received the Hannan Award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Student Paper Award from the American Statistical Association Nonparametric Statistics Session, and Student Research Grants Award from UW-Madison.