Po-Ling Loh

Hertz Fellow: Po-Ling Loh
School

University of California, Berkeley

Area of Study

Statistics

Fellowship Years

2009 - 2014

As assistant professor in statistics in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Po-Ling’s research interests lie in the growing intersection between statistics, electrical engineering and computer science. Po-Ling earned a best paper award at the Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference in 2012 for her work on structure estimation in discrete graphical models. This work is relevant for statistical problems arising from social networks and epidemiology.

Thesis:

2014 - High-dimensional statistics with systematically corrupted data