School of Mathematical and
          Statistical Sciences


Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao


Associate Professor

School of Mathematics & Statistical Sciences

Office: WXLR 525

Phone: (480) 965-3466

URL : http://math.la.asu.edu/~mhkao/

E-mail: mkao3@asu.edu

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Education:

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Georgia, 2004–2009
    • Dissertation: Optimal Experimental Designs for Event-Related Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    • Major advisors: John Stufken & Abhyuday Mandal
  • M.S. in Statistics, National Central University, Taiwan, 1997–1999
    • Thesis: Bayesian Analysis for Multiple Changes of the Long Memory Parameter.
    • Major advisors: Shu-Ing Liu
  • B.S. in Mathematics, National Central University, Taiwan, 1993–1997

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, 2015–present
  • Visiting Scholar, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, July, 2016
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Statistics, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, July, 2016
  • Assistant Professor, School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, 2009–2015
  • Lecturer, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia, spring 2009
  • Statistical Consultant, Biostatistics Consulting Center, University of Georgia, 2006–2008
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia, 2004–2006
  • Assistant Manager, Virginia Contract Research Organization, Taiwan, 2002–2004
  • Statistician, Virginia Contract Research Organization, Taiwan, 2001–2002

Awards and Honors:

  • NSF CAREER Award
  • IMS Travel Award
  • ASA Student Paper Award
  • James L. Carmon Scholarship
  • R. L. Anderson Award
  • The Best Senior Student in statistics at UGA
  • The Best Beginning Theoretical Student in statistics at UGA
  • University-Wide Graduate School Assistantship
  • Scholarship of Cathay Life Charity Foundation
  • Honorary Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China