Cheng Yong Tang

Associate Professor

  • Statistical Science
Office:Speakman Hall 337
Phone:215.204.3191
Email:yongtang@temple.edu

Dr. Cheng Yong Tang joins the Fox School following his appointment as an Assistant Professor of Business Analytics at the Business School of the University of Colorado, Denver. Dr. Tang previously taught at the National University of Singapore, as a tenured professor in the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability. His research interests include high-dimensional data analysis, econometrics, analysis of missing data, and nonparametric statistical methods. Dr. Tang has published 18 research articles, with three more articles in various review stages.

Dr. Tang has received external grants to support his research and travel. He is the recipient of multiple honors, including the National University of Singapore’s Young Scientist Award and Teaching Excellence Award, as well as Iowa State University’s Research Excellence and Teaching Excellence Awards, respectively. Dr. Tang, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Science and Bachelor’s of Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Science and Technology in China. He earned his Master’s degree in Statistics from the National University of Singapore. He also received his PhD in Statistics from Iowa State University.