Computer Science and Statistics

College of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor Jing Wu

Contact Information

Office Tyler 245
Dept. of Computer Science and Statistics
Tyler Hall
9 Greenhouse Road, Suite 2
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI, 02881
Telephone (401) 874-5375


2017 Ph.D. University of Connecticut Statistics
2012 B.S. Shanghai Jiao Tong University Mathematics
2012 B.S. Shanghai Jiao Tong University Accounting

Course Information

  • STA 308 – Introductory Statistics
  • STA 492/592 – Special Topics in Statistics


Missing Data, Big Data, Bayesian Analysis, Survival and Longitudinal Data Analysis.

Previous Positions

2013-2017 Research Assistant Big Data Interest Group, Department of Statistics, UConn
2015-2016 Student Research Fellow Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT
2014-2017 Research Assistant The Center for Nursing Scholarship, UConn

Selected Publications

  • Wu, J., Ibrahim, J. G., Chen, M.-H., Schifano, E. D., and Fisher, J. D. (2017) Bayesian Modeling and Inference for Nonignorably Missing Longitudinal Binary Response Data with Applications to HIV Prevention Trials. Statistica Sinica. To appear.
  • Wu, J., de Castro, M., D. Schifano, E.D., and Chen, M.-H. (2017). Assessing covariate effects using Jeffreys-type prior in the Cox model in the presence of a monotone partial likelihood. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice. To appear.
  • Cong, X.M., Wu, J., Vitter, D., Xu, W.L., Hussain, N., Galvin, S., Fitzsimons, M., McGrath, J., and Henderson, W.A. (2017) The Impact of Accumulative Pain/Stress on Neurobehavioral Development of Preterm Infants in the NICU. Early Human Development. To appear.
  • Wang, C., Chen, M.-H., Wu, J., Yan, J., Zhang, Y., and Schifano, E. D. (2017). Online updating method with new variables for big data streams. The Canadian Journal of Statistics. To appear.
  • Royce, T.J., Chen, M.-H., Wu, J., Loffredo, M., Renshaw, A.A., Kantoff, P.W., and D’Amico, A.V. (2017). A Comparison of Surrogate Endpoints for All Cause Mortality in Men with Localized Unfavorable-Risk Prostate Cancer. JAMA Oncology, 3(5), 652-658.
  • Schifano, E.D., Wu, J., Wang, C., Yan, J., and Chen, M.-H. (2016). Online Updating of Statistical Inference in the Big Data Setting. Technometrics, 58(3), 393-403. DOI: 10.1080/00401706.2016.1142900.
  • Rose, B.S., Chen, M.-H., Wu, J., Braccioforte, M.H., Moran, B.J., Doseretz, D.E., Katin, M.J., Ross, R.H., Salenius, S.A., and D’Amico, A.V. (2016). Androgen Deprivation Therapy Use in the Setting of High-Dose Radiation Therapy and the Risk of Prostate Cancer-Specific Mortality Stratified by the Extent of Competing Mortality. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 96(4), 778-784.
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