Dr Luo is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Center for Statistical Sciences at Brown University. He is also an affiliated faculty member of Brown Institute for Brain Sciences and Brown Initiative on Computation in Brain and Mind. He obtained PhD in Statistics from Yale University, and he was a visiting lecturer and postdoctoral fellow at University of Pennsylvania, before becoming a faculty member at Brown.
Dr Luo’s research focuses on statistical methods for big data inference, machine learning, causal inference, network/pathway inference, and large-scale statistical computing, with applications to neuroimaging and genetics. His research has been recognized by awards at national and local meetings. He has worked as PI or Co-I on research grants from the university, NIH, NSF, and private foundations. He has also served as judge for paper competitions of the American Statistical Association, and as reviewers for NSF and multiple journals on statistics and neuroscience.