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Professor Zudi Lu 

Professor, Chair in Statistics

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Professor Zudi Lu is Professor within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Prof Zudi LU joined, as a Professor/Chair in Statistics, in Mathematical Sciences Academic Unit and Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute (S3RI) at University of Southampton, UK, in late 2013. Prior to that, he had worked at several international academic institutions, including the University of Adelaide (2009-2013) and Curtin University (2006-2009) in Australia, the London School of Economics (2003-2006) in the UK, the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science (1997-2003) in Beijing, China, and the Universite Catholique de Louvain (1996-1997) in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, after he received his PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1996. He was a recipient of the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship in its 2010 round, and is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.






Research interests

  • Nonlinear financial time series modelling and financial statistics / econometrics
  • Statistical inference & computation for nonlinear spatial/temporal modelling and prediction
  • Applied temporal/spatial modelling for financial, environmental and socioeconomic risks
  • Non-parametric/semi-parametric modelling and statistical learning
  • Medical statistical modelling & others (Bayesian, survival/missing data, logistic, mixture & robust modelling)

Research group(s)


Associate Editor of Journal of Time Series Analysis

Member of editorial board of Journal of Applied & Computational Mathematics
Member of editorial board of Journal of Business & Management (Today Science)


MATH3012 Statistical Methods II
MATH6135 Topics in Statistics (Topic 2: Time Series Modelling and Applications with R)

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