Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

Guoqing Diao

Associate Professor, Statistics

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  • 703-993-9113 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 1709
    4400 University Drive, MS 4A7
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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As we learn more about genetic factors in serious diseases like breast cancer, the amount and significance of data we receive about each patient or sample group increases. It is important to medical and genetic studies to be able to develop consistent and evolving models by which to interpret data. Guoqing Diao’s interests in statistical genetics, survival analysis, semi-parametric modeling, longitudinal data analysis, complex mathematical modeling, and rare event simulation are aiding researchers at the National Institutes of Health paint a better picture of the causalities, risks and outcomes of a variety of deadly diseases. In the classroom, Diao challenges advanced students to build their confidence and acumen in statistical data modeling, computation, and applied statistics.


PhD, Biostatistics, University of North Carolina (2005)

MS, Probability and Statistics, University of Science and Technology of China (2001)

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor


2013 - 2014 : Design Consistent and Non-Inferiority Multiple Region Clinical Trial. Funded by University of North Carolina.

Research Interests

Statistical genetics
Semiparametric regression
Longitudinal data analysis

Selected Publications

Journal Article

Multiple testing for high-dimensional data

Published on July 16, 2014