Fang Liu, PhD, is a Professor in the Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics department at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Liu’s statistical methodological research focuses on the development and application of 1) Modern approaches for protecting data privacy; 2) Statistical learning in big data; 3) Bayesian models for correlated and clustered data originated from medical, biological, and social sciences; 4) Missing data analysis techniques and concepts; and 5) Biostatistical and epidemiological applications.
Dr. Liu has also brought her statistical expertise and rich consulting experience to various collaborations both on campus and with external organizations. Dr. Liu has served as the statistician on multiple Gates Foundation funded projects to assess the efficacy of promising malaria control methods by collaborating with the research team to optimize the study design and prepare the statistical analysis plan to ensure the efficiency and validity of final data analysis. Dr. Liu also serves as the Notre Dame Liaison on Design and Biostatistics Program under the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute to provide investigators centralized access to the biostatistics and bioinformatics programs among the four Indiana Research Universities.