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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(College of Arts and Sciences)
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2499
Office: 307A Manheim Hall

zengy at umkc dot edu

(816) 235-5850 (Office)

(816) 235-5517


Ph.D., 1999, in Statistics, with minor in Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thesis advisor: Thomas G. Kurtz
M.S., 1994 in Statistics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
B.S., 1990 in Statistics, Fudan University , Shanghai, China


  • STAT5561 (SP2011): Time Series Analysis
  • STAT436 (SP2011, FS2011): Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (I)
  • STAT235 (FS2010,FS2011): Elementary Statistics
  • STAT5572 (FS2010, FP2008): Probability Theory
  • STAT5547 (SP2010): Mathematical Statistics II
  • STAT5537 (FS 2009): Mathematical Statistics I
  • STAT5590 (FS2007): Special Topics: Mathematical Finance
  • Princeton ORFF590 (SP2007): Special Topics in Statistics and Operation Research: Statistical Analysis of Ultra-high Fequency Financial Data - An Overview and A New Filtering Approach
  • University of Tennessee - Knoxville's Math323 (FS2006): Probability and Statistics
  • STAT441 (SP2006): Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (II)
  • MATH590 (previously): Special Topics: Probability Theory II
  • MATH590 (previously): Special Topics: Stochastic Calculus I, II and III
  • Research

    Research Interest:

  • Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes
  • Stochastic Filtering and Control
  • Bayesian Analysis and Particle Filtering
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Research Papers:

  • Filtering with Marked Point Process Observations: Application to the Econometrics of Ultra-High Frequency Data
  • Regime-Switching Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rate
  • Statistical Analysis of Nondisjunction Assays in Drosophila
  • Network Traffic Modeling and Forecasting
  • An Empirical Assessment of Double Exponential Jump-Diffusion Process
  • Professional Society

  • IMS: Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • ASA: American Statistical Association
  • SIAM: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • IMA: Institute of Mathematics and its Applications at UK
  • The Econometric Society
  • SoFiE: The Society for Financial Econometrics
  • Bachelier Finance Society
  • INFORMS Applied Probability Society
  • ISBA: International Society of Bayesian Analysis
  • AMS: American Mathematical Society
  • Other Links

  • Statistics Websites
  • Fortran Related Links
  • Professional Organizations
  • Academic Departments/Research Institutions
  • Publishers
  • Journals
  • Statistical Software
  • Mathematical Software