Grace Yang

Professor of Statistics

Department of Mathematics

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

email: gly dot math dot umd dot edu

Ph: 301 405 5480
Fax: 301 314 0827

Office: Rm 2311 (Math Building)
web sites:


Courses for Fall 2012:

STAT 798Y Survival Analysis, Tu-Th 9:30AM

Office hours: Tu-Th 11-12

Courses for Spring 2013:

STAT 410 Introduction to Probability Theory Tu-Th 12:30 -1:45PM

STAT 650 Applied Stochastic Processes Tu-Th 9:30 -10:45AM

Personal Information

She received her PhD in Statistics from University of California at Berkeley. She holds a faculty appointment at NIST. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. She has served on the editorial boards of the Annals of Statistics, the Journal of Statistical Inference and Planning, and Statistics and Probability Letters. She was a former president of the International Chinese Statistical Association, a council member of the IMS and the Bernoulli Society. She was Statistics Program Director at the National Science Foundation.

Research Areas

Asymptotic theory in Statistics, Survival analysis, Stochastic model in physical science including radiation physics and neutron lifetime. A list (to be updated) of my PhD students can be found on the website:

Selected Publications

To be updated

Yang, G. L. "Neyman, Markov Process and Survival Analysis" (2012)

Le Cam, L. & Yang, G. L. (2000) "Asymptotics in Statistics: Some Basic Concepts", 2nd ed. Springer.