Jun Li

Jun Li

Jun Li

Associate Professor

Office: 1346 Olmsted Hall
Mail: 1337 Olmsted Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-3787
Email: jun.li@ucr.edu
Fax: 951-827-3286
Website: http://faculty.ucr.edu/~junli/

Class Offerings:

  • Regression Analysis 170A
  • Design of Experiments 170B
  • Multivariate Analysis 220A/B
  • Nonparametric Methods 240
  • Seminar in Topics in Applied Statistics: Modern Nonparametric Statistics 255T

Research Interests:

  • Nonparametric multivariate analysis
  • Applications of extreme value theory
  • Microarray data analysis


2006, PhD Statistics, Rutgers University, NJ
2001, MS Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
1999, BS Applied Mathematics, Peking University, China


  • Jun Li and Daniel R. Jeske (2009). Sequential Fixed Width Confidence Intervals for the Offset between Two Network Clocks, to appear in Sequential Analysis.
  • John H. J. Einmahl, Jun Li and Regina Y. Liu (2009). Thresholding Extreme Events of Multiple Risks, to appear in Journal of the American Statistical Association.
  • Chang Xuan Mao and Jun Li (2009). Comparing Species Assemblages via Species Accumulation Curves, to appear in  Biometrics.  
  • Jun Li and Daniel R. Jeske (2009). Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Clock Offset and Skew under Exponential Delays, Journal of Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol 25, 445-459 (see also errata, 506-507).
  • Jun Li , Daniel R. Jeske and Jeff Pettyjohn (2009). Approximate and Generalized Pivotal Quantities for Deriving Confidence Intervals for the Offset between Two Network Clocks, Statistical Methodology, Vol. 6, 97-107.
  • Jun Li and Regina Y. Liu (2008). Multivariate Spacings Based on Data Depth: I. Construction of Nonparametric Multivariate Tolerance Regions, Annals of Statistics, Vol 36, 1299-1323.  
  • Jun Li and Regina Y. Liu (2004). New Nonparametric Tests of Multivariate Locations and Scales Using Data Depth, Statistical Science, Vol 19, 686-696.


  • "Multivariate Tolerance Region Based on Data Depth", Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Minneapolis, MN, August, 2005.
  • "Multivariate Thresholds for Extremes and Simultaneous Monitoring of Multiple Aviation Risk Indicators", poster, Conference in Memory of Yehuda Vardi, Rutgers University, October 2005.
  • "Clustering Gene Expression Data Based on P-values", JSM, Toronto, Canada, August, 2004.
  • "Simultaneous Gene Clustering and Selection Based on P-values, poster, Harvard University, May, 2004.


  • PI: IES ( Institute of Education Sciences ) grant R305D090019, 7/ 2009-6/2011
  • PI: NSF grant DMS-0907655, 7/ 2009-6/2012

Honors and Scholarships:

  • Laha Travel Award, August 2005, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Graduate Fellowship, Rutgers University, 9/2001-6/2002
  • Honor List of Excellent Students, Peking University, 4 consecutive years, 9/1995-7/1999.
  • Beijing City List of Outstanding College Graduates, July, 1999

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