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Hung-kung Liu

Hung-kung Liu is a statistician with 25 years experience consulting on a wide variety of problems including engineering, physical and biological sciences. He is knowledgeable in various approaches to statistical inference, design of experiments, and computer intensive methods with experience in developing statistical methodology for special problems.

Hung-kung Liu was educated at National Central University in Taiwan and Cornell University. His graduate research work at Cornell, guided by Prof. L. Weiss, investigated testing fit based on an increasing random subset of order statistics. From 1984 to 1991, he was a faculty member of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 1991.

Technical Areas of Research and Consulting:

  • Validity of computer intensive methods
  • Prediction through empirical linear models
  • Multivariate tolerance regions

Professional Activities and Societies and Standards Activities:

  • American Statistical Association, Member
  • Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society, Member


Mathematical Statistician
Statistical Engineering Division


  • B.S. (Mathematics), National Central University, Taiwan
  • M.S. (Mathematics), Cornell University
  • Ph.D. (Statistics), Cornell University

Phone: 301-975-2853
Email: hung-kung.liu@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-3144