Yuliang Shi is currently a Ph.D. Student in Biostatistics at the University of Waterloo, supervised by Dr. Yeying Zhu and Dr. Joel Dubin. Before that, he completed a master’s degree at the University of Waterloo specializing in Biostatistics, and a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics at Beijing University of Technology.

As a biostatistician, he attended the Co-op program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre from May 2020 to April 2021, supervised by Dr. Wei Xu. At that time, most of his works focused on survival analysis and genetic data analysis programmed on R and LINUX. After that, he continue working as a part-time research analyst in University Health Network at Toronto. Yuliang also worked as a statistical consultant at the Statistical Consulting and Collaborative Research Unit in 2022. He is a member of the Health Data Science Lab, the Statistical Society of Canada, and American Statistical Association.

His research interests mainly focus on causal inference, missing data, variable selection, and survival analysis.