Dr. DU Lilun
Associate Professor
PhD - Statistics (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
M.S. - Statistics (Nankai University)
B.S. - Mathematics (Nankai University)

Research Areas

Large-scale inference and operations research


Lilun DU is an Associate Professor of Management Sciences at the College of Business, City University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. Before joining CityU, he taught at Hong Kong Univeristy of Science and Technology. His research interests include large-scale inference, empirical Bayes methods, and operations research.

Research Grants

PI: "A unified framework for multiple testing with auxiliary information: a sample-splitting approach", GRF - RGC, Amount: 396,967 (2021-2023), Lilun Du and Changliang Zou
co-PI: "High- Volume Recruiting: Theory and Applications", GRF - RGC, Amount: 622, 000 (2021-2023), Qing LI and Lilun DU
PI: "Dynamic false discovery rate with application to sequential and spatial pattern detection", ECS - RGC, Amount: 425,304 (2016-2019), Lilun DU


Du, Lilun; Guo, Xu; Sun, Wenguang; Zou, Changliang / False Discovery Rate Control Under General Dependence By Symmetrized Data Aggregation. 2023; In: Journal of the American Statistical Association. Vol. 118, No. 541, pp. 607-621
Li, Qing; Yu, Peiwen; Du, Lilun / Separation of Perishable Inventories in Offline Retailing Through Transshipment. March 2022; In: Operations Research. Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 666-689
Du, Lilun; Hu, Inchi / An Empirical Bayes Method for Chi-Squared Data. 2022; In: Journal of the American Statistical Association. Vol. 117, No. 537, pp. 334-347
Du, Lilun; Li, Qing / A Data-Driven Approach to High-Volume Recruitment: Application to Student Admission. September 2020; In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 942-957
Lan, Wei; Du, Lilun / A Factor-Adjusted Multiple Testing Procedure With Application to Mutual Fund Selection. January 2019; In: Journal of Business & Economic Statistics . Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 147-157
Du, Lilun; Lan, Wei; Luo, Ronghua; Zhong, Pingshou / Factor-adjusted multiple testing of correlations. December 2018; In: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. Vol. 128, pp. 34-47
Du, Lilun; Zou, Changliang / On-line control of false discovery rates for multiple datastreams. March 2018; In: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. Vol. 194, pp. 1-14
Du, Lilun; Zhang, Chunming / Estimation of false discovery proportion in multiple testing: From normal to chi-squared test statistics. 2017; In: Electronic Journal of Statistics. Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 1048-1091
DU, Lilun; ZHANG, Chunming / Single-index modulated multiple testing. August 2014; In: Annals of Statistics. Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 1262-1311
Du, Lilun; Zou, Changliang; Wang, Zhaojun / Nonparametric regression function estimation for errors-in-variables models with validation data. July 2011; In: Statistica Sinica. Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 1093-1113