Yan Li

Assistant Professor

Auburn University


Yan Li is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University. His research interests are in areas of environment statistics, compositional data analysis, high-dimensional statistics, and applications in population health/microbiology.

The website is under construction. More information on my projects, publications and notes on statistics and programming will be available soon.

Email: yzl0317 [AT] auburn.edu

  • PhD in Statistics, 2021

    University of Connecticut

  • BS in Statistics, 2016

    Renmin University of China


Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
August 2023 – Present


  • Fall 2023: STAT3010 Statistics for Engineers and Scientist
  • Spring 2024: STAT 7670 Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
January 2016 – December 2020
Researched on statistical methods for analysis of microbiome data.
Graduate Assistant and Webmaster
Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut
January 2016 – December 2020
Maintained and developed website for The New England Statistical Society (NESS)
Developed websites for department and NESS conferences including New England Rare Disease Statistics (NERDS) Workshop, 33rd New England Statistics Symposium, and The 3rd Stat4Onc annual symposium, etc.


More info coming soon