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 7 Statistical Methods for the Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences.
  • Winter 2024 Syllabus
  • Fall 2021 Syllabus
  • STAT 131 Introduction to Probability Theory.
  • Winter 2023 Syllabus
  • STAT 80B The Art of Data Visualization.
  • Fall 2023 Syllabus
  • STAT 205 Introduction to Classical Statistical Learning.
  • Winter 2021 Syllabus
  • STAT 207 Intermediate Bayesian Statistical Modeling.
  • Spring 2024 Syllabus
  • Spring 2023 Syllabus
  • Spring 2022 Syllabus
  • STAT 227 Statistical Learning and High Dimensional Data Analysis.
  • Fall 2022 Syllabus
  • Spring 2021 Syllabus
  • STAT 280D Statistics Journal Club (Co-run with Juhee Lee and Sangwon Hyun).
  • Spring 2023 - current Website

  • Other tutorials at UCSC
  • Academic writing for statistics students: Slides
  • Introduction to Git: Slides
  • Introduction to Hummingbird HPC: Slides

  • 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