Jane-Ling Wang, Ph.D.

Jane-Ling Wang

Position Title
Distinguished Professor

  • Statistics
4234 Mathematical Sciences Building
One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Research Interests

  • Deep Learning
  • Dimension Reduction
  • Functional and Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Applications to Science

Recent Publications

  • Zhong, Q., Mueller, J. and Wang, J.-L. (2022). Deep Learning for the Partial Linear Cox Model. Annals of Statistics, 50, 1348-1375. (link)
  • Lin, Z.  and Wang, J.-L. (2022).  Mean and covariance estimation for functional snippets. Journal of the American Statistical Association117, 348-360. (link)
  • Lin, Z. Wang, J.-L. and Q. Zhong (2021). Basis expansions for functional snippets.  Biometrika108, 709-726. (link)
  • Zhong, Q., Mueller, J. and Wang, J.-L. (2021). Deep Extended Hazard Models for Survival Analysis. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS). (link  
  • Yao, J.,  Mueller, J. and Wang, J.-L. (2021).  Deep Learning for Functional Data Analysis with Adaptive Basis Layers. 2021 International Conference in Machine Learning (ICML). (link)   
  • Yang, P., Chen, J.,  Cho, C.-J., Wang, J.-L. and Jordan, M. (2020). Greedy Attack and Gumbel Attack: Generating Adversarial Examples on Discrete Data.  Journal of Machine Learning Research 21, 1-36. (link
  • Yang, P., Chen, J., Cho, C.-J., Wang, J.-L. and Jordan, M. (2020). ML-LOO: Detecting Adversarial Examples with Feature Attribution. Proceedings of the 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). (link)


  • UC Berkeley, Ph.D.
Honors and Awards
  • 2022: Elected as Academician at Academia Sinica, during 33rd academicians election by the 34th Convocation of Academicians.
  • 2020: Humboldt Research Award
  • 2018: International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Distinguished Achievement Award
  • 2016: Gottfried E. Noether Senior Scholar Award, by the American Statistical Association
  • 2010: International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Distinguished Service Award
  • 2010: Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2001: Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
  • 1998: Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association
  • 1998: Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics