Tingran Gao
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0320


Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University specializing in the geometry of high-dimensional massive datasets

Starting Fall 2017, I will take the position of a William H. Kruskal Instructor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago.


Ph.D. Mathematics Duke University (2010-2015)

M.S. Computer Science Duke University (2013-2015)

B.S. Tsinghua University (2006-2010)

Research Interests

  • Signal, Image, and Geometry Processing in Applied Harmonic Analysis
  • Differential Geometry and Algebraic Topology of Massive, High-Dimensional Datasets
  • Nonparametric and High-Dimensional Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics in Evolutionary Anthropology and Medical Data Analysis