Xiaowu Dai


I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Berkeley, working with Professor Michael Jordan (Stats, CS), Professor Lexin Li (Biostats), and Professor Robert Anderson (Econ).

Previously, I received my Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, advised by Professor Grace Wahba.

I am joining the Department of Statistics at UCLA as an Assistant Professor in the summer of 2022.


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison​, Madison, WI

    • Ph.D. Statistics, 2019​.

    • M.S. Computer Sciences, 2018.

    • ​M.S. Mathematics, 2015.

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

    • B.S. Mathematics, 2014, with First Class Honors.


  • Department of Economics, 530 Evans Hall # 3880

       University of California, Berkeley

       Berkeley, CA 94720-3880, USA   

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