Yajun Mei



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  • Ph.D. Mathematics, Electrical Engineering minor (2003), California Institute of Technology
  • B.S. Mathematics (1996), Peking University


  • Statistics


Yajun Mei is a Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.  

Dr. Mei's research interests include change-point problems and sequential analysis in Mathematical Statistics; sensor networks and information theory in Engineering; as well as longitudinal data analysis, random effects models, and clinical trials in Biostatistics.

Dr. Mei received a B.S. in Mathematics from Peking University in P.R. China, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics with a minor in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology. He has also worked as a postdoc in Biostatistics for two years in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. 

Awards and Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award 2010
  • Abraham Wald Prize in Sequential Analysis 2009
  • The Best Paper Award of FUSION (co-author with Prof. Cheng-Der Fuh from Taiwan) 2008
  • New Researcher Fellow in the Program “National Defense and Homeland Security” at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), Research Triangle Park, NC 2005