Professor Xihong Lin Reflects on NAS Election and Career Highlights

Xihong Lin

Professor Xihong Lin was elected as one of 120 new members of the National Academy of Sciences this year in recognition of her continuing achievements in original research focusing on developing and applying scalable statistical and machine learning methods for big genetics and health data (read more about her award in the May 2nd Press Release of the National Academy of Sciences). In a recent interview with the Statistics Department, Lin reflected on receiving the award, as well as some of the challenges she has faced in her career, recent achievements and current research directions, and some advice she might give to young statisticians.  To learn more, see the full interview here.