Zehang Richard Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
University of California Santa Cruz

Email: lizehang (at) ucsc.edu
Google Scholar: Zehang Richard Li
Github: @richardli
Twitter: @z_richard_li

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Teaching at UCSC
STAT 227 Statistical Learning and High Dimensional Data Analysis, Spring 2021.
STAT 205 Introduction to Classical Statistical Learning, Winter 2021.

Teaching at UW
Instructor, STAT 394 Probability I, Summer 2017, Materials
TA, STAT 435 Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning, Spring 2017, Materials
TA, STAT 390 Statistical Methods in Engineering and Science, Winter 2017

Video Lectures
Instructor, Bayesian Subnational Estimation using Complex Survey Data, Online lecture series,
with Jon Wakefield, Oct 7-11, 2019. Course website on IUSSP
  • Background and Resources for Spatial Demography,
  • Website
  • Lecture 1 (Jon): Overview, Motivation and Survey Sampling,
  • Video, Slides
  • Lecture 2 (Jon): Bayesian Inference and Smoothing Models,
  • Video, Slides
  • Lecture 3 (Jon): Spatial Models for Survey Data,
  • Video, Slides
  • Lecture 4 (Richard): Introduction to R,
  • Video, Overview, Analysis, Codes
  • Lecture 5 (Richard): Space-time Smoothing in R,
  • Video, Overview, Analysis, Codes
  • Lecture 6 (Richard): Case Study - Kenya 2014 DHS,
  • Video, Overview, Analysis, Codes

    Selected short courses and workshops
    Instructor, Methods for Subnational Estimation of Child Mortality, Joint UNICEF and WHO Regional Workshop on Child Mortality Estimation, Dead Sea, Jordan, Apr 12, 2019. Website

    Instructor, VA Data Quality Review and COD Assignment, Training-of-Trainers workshop, Columbus, USA,
    with Sam Clark, Jason Thomas, Peter Choi, and Clara Calvet, Nov 5-15, 2018. Website

    Instructor, Bayesian Small Area Estimation using complex survey data, PAA workshop, Denver, USA,
    with Jon Wakefield and Sam Clark, April 24-25, 2018. Website

    Instructor, Bayesian Small Area Estimation using complex survey data, APA workshop, Shanghai, China,
    with Sam Clark, July 10-11, 2018. Website