Zhanrui Cai hired as assistant professor

April 12, 2022

Zhanrui Cai was hired as a tenure-eligible assistant professor. Cai received his PhD in Statistics from Penn State and is currently a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University. Cai will join the Department in June. 

Research interests:

  • High dimensional inference
  • Distribution-free inference
  • Machine learning
  • Causal discovery
  • Statistical genetics


  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award. 2020
  • Award for Distinguished Performance on the Ph.D. qualifier exam. Penn State. 2017
  • University Graduate Fellowship. Penn State. 2016 - 2018

Zhanrui Cai