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Dr. Xiaoling PENG
Associate Professor of Statistics
Division of Science and Technology
office: T3-501-R3

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Statistics, Hong Kong Baptist University
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Sichuan University

Research Interests

High-dimensional Data Analysis
Medical Statistics
Data Mining

Current Teaching

STAT4013 Multivariate Analysis
GCNU1003 Speaking of Statistics

Selected Publications
  • Peng X.L., Li G. and Liu Z.Q., (2015) Zero-Inflated Beta Regression for Differential Abundance Analysis with Metagenomics Data. Journal of computational biology, 23(2), 1-9.
  • Fang K.T. and Peng X.L., Modern Elementary Statistics (in Chinese), China Higher Education Press, 2014.
  • Leung H.M., Wang Z.W., Ye Z.H., Yung K.L., Peng X.L., Cheung K.C. (2013) Interactions Between Arbuscular Mycorrhizae and Plants in Phytoremediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils: A Review. Pedosphere 23, 549-563.
  • Choi M.P.K., Kang Y.H., Peng, X.L., Ng K.W. and Wong M.H. (2009) Stockholm Convention organochlorine pesticides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Hong Kong air. Chemosphere, 77 (6) 714-719.
  • Peng, X.L., Wong, M.H. (2007) Receptor Modeling for analyzing PCDD/F and dioxin like PCB Sources of Hong Kong. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 12 (3) 229-237.
  • Peng, X.L., Yin, H., Li, R. and Fang, K.T. (2006) The application of Kriging and empirical Kriging based on the variables selected by SCAD. Analytica Chimica Acta 578, 178-185.
  • Peng, X.L., Wong, M.H. (2006) Receptor Modeling for analyzing PCDD/F and dioxin like PCB Sources of Hong Kong. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 12 (3) 229-237.
  • Peng, X.L., Hu, Q.N. and Liang. Y.Z. (2005). Variable selection via nonconcave penalty function in structure-boiling points correlations. Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM 714, 235-242.
  • Peng, X.L., Fang, K.T., Liang. Y.Z. and Hu, Q.N. (2004). Impersonality of the Connectivity Index and Recomposition of Topological Indices According to Different Properties. Molecules 9, 1089-1099.
Grants and Projects
  • Principal investigator of Guangdong NSFC Research Grant “Variable selection and its fast algorithm in genome-wide association studies” 2018-2021.
  • Key investigator of University Innovation and Enhancement Project (2015广东省“质量工程” 高等学校精品教材), funded by Department of Education of Guangdong Province, 2015.
  • China Scholarship Council (CSC) funding for oversea visiting scholar, 2014.
  • Key investigator of NSFC Research Grant “Image recovery under non-Gaussian noise” 2013-2016.
  • Key investigator of the Agriculture, fisheries and Conservation Department of Hong Kong (AFCD) project “Technical Review and Statistical analysis of the Datasets of Waterbird Monitoring Programme for the Deep Bay Area and Baseline Ecological Monitoring Programme for the Mai Po Inner Deep Bay Ramsar Site”, 2012.
  • Principal investigator of NSFC Research Grant “Modern statistics in distinguishing TCM fingerprints” 2008.
Postgraduate Opportunities

Current research projects for MPhil study include:

  • Variable Selection and Its Applications
  • Statistical Methods in Medical Data Analysis
  • Data Mining