Bo Wang


Associate Professor in Statistics

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Office: 130 Michael Atiyah Building

Tel: +44 116 252 2162

Fax: +44 116 252 3915

Personal details

  • PhD in Applied Mathematics (Shandong University, China)
  • MSc in Operational Research and Control Theory (Shandong University, China)
  • BSc in Mathematics (Shandong University, China)




  1. B. Wang, T. Chen and A. Xu. Gaussian process regression with functional covariates and multivariate response. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 163, 1-6, 2017.
  2. O T Kajero, R B Thorpe, Tao Chen, Bo Wang and Yuan Yao. Kriging meta‐model assisted calibration of computational fluid dynamics models. AIChE Journal, 62(12), 4308-4320, 2016. DOI:10.1002/aic.15352
  3. Bo Wang and Tao Chen. Gaussian process regression with multiple response variables. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 142, 159–165, 2015.
  4. Bo Wang and J. Q. Shi. Generalized Gaussian Process Functional Regression Model for non-Gaussian functional Data.  Journal of the American Statistical Association 109:507, 1123-1133, 2014. DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2014.889021
  5. A. Gerlini, L. Colomba, L. Furi, T. Braccini, A.S. Manso, A. Pammolli, Bo Wang, A. Vivi, M. Tassini, N. van Rooijen, G. Pozzi, S. Ricci, P.W. Andrew, U. Koedel, E.R. Moxon, M.R. Oggioni, The role of host and microbial factors in the pathogenesis of pneumococcal bacteraemia arising from a single bacterial cell bottleneck, PLoS Pathogens 03/2014; 10(3):e1004026.
  6. J. Q. Shi, B. Wang, E. J. Will, and R. M. West. Mixed-effects GPFR models with application to dose-response curve prediction. Statistics in Medicine 31, 3165-3177, 2012
  7. Taeryon Choi, J.Q. Shi and Bo Wang. A Gaussian process regression approach to single index model. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 23, 21-36, 2011. (The winning paper of JNPS 2011 Best Paper Award)


  • Functional and longitudinal data analysis
  • Gaussian process modelling
  • Mortality modelling and forecasting
  • Computational methods to likelihood and Bayesian statistical inference


Current research students 

  • Kurdistan Omar
  • Ka Kin Lam
  • Pattharaporn Thongnim 

    Previous research students

    • Zexun Chen (jointly with Prof A. Gorban, completed in June 2017)
    • Ruhao Wu (completed in August 2016)

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