Limin Peng

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Liming Peng is a Chinese biostatistician who works as a professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University,[1] where she is also affiliated with the Winship Cancer Institute.[2] The topics of her statistical research include survival analysis, quantile regression, and nonparametric statistics; she applies these methods to the study of chronic diseases including diabetes and cystic fibrosis.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Peng earned a master's degree in probability theory and mathematical statistics from the University of Science and Technology of China.[2] She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2005. Her dissertation, Contributions to Semi-Competing Risks Data, was jointly supervised by Rick Chappell and Jason Fine.[3]

Peng joined Emory as Rollins Assistant Professor in 2005.[1] At Emory, she is a long-term and frequent collaborator with two other women in biostatistics, Amita Manatunga and Ying Guo.[4]


Peng was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2016.[5] In 2017, she won the Mortimer Spiegelman Award of the American Public Health Association.[6]


  1. ^ a b c Liming Peng, Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, retrieved 2018-10-14
  2. ^ a b Limin Peng, PhD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute, retrieved 2018-10-14
  3. ^ Limin Peng at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ McKenzie, Martha (October 9, 2017), "Trio in biostatistics: 'Role models for us all'", Emory News Center, Emory University, retrieved 2018-10-14
  5. ^ ASA Fellows list, American Statistical Association, retrieved 2018-10-14
  6. ^ Emory Faculty Named 2017 Mortimer Spiegelman Award Recipient, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, November 16, 2017

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