Shiwei Lan is an assistant professor at the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University. His research focuses on Bayesian nonparametric modeling and Bayesian uncertainty quantification of complicated systems.
He obtained his doctorate in the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine in 2014. Lan's doctoral thesis was titled "Advanced Bayesian Computational Methods through Geometric Techniques." He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Warwick and California Institute of Technology. Formerly a clinical assistant professor at Department of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, he studies scalable statistical computing, Bayesian nonparametric modeling and uncertainty quantification, with applications to biology and imaging.