John Lu has been a mathematical statistician at NIST since 2001. His main research activity has been collaborating with other discipline scientists to address various measurement science problems arising from physical, phantom, or medical products.
Technical Areas of Research and Consulting:
- Quantitative medical imaging (e.g. tomography-based CT)
- Mobile device for 3d optical imaging and 3d topography
- Functional data analysis and statistics
- Bayesian statistical applications
- Collaborative research, applications of statistics to materials science, physical sciences, biosciences and information technology
Professional Activities and Societies and Standards Activities:
- Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Life Member
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Member
Statistical Engineering Division
- 2001-present: Mathematical Statistician, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD.
- 1999-2001: Research Scientist, MathSoft/Insightful Inc., Seattle, Washington.
- 1997-1998: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, HKUST, Hong Kong, PRC
- 1995-1997: Visiting Scientist/Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Statistics Project, NCAR, Boulder, CO.
- B.S. (Mathematics, Specialization Class of Statistics and Probability), Peking University, 1986
- M.S. (Statistics), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992
- Ph.D (Statistics), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994