Hee Cheol Chung

Hee Cheol Chung

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I completed my Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of Georgia in 2020. Before joining UNC Charlotte, I worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University.


  • Bayesian network analysis
  • Classification
  • High-dimensional data analysis
  • Small area estimation
  • Anomaly detection


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 2020

    University of Georgia

Recent Publications

(2022). Bayesian spatial models for estimating means of sampled and nonsampled small areas. Survey Methodology (accepted).


(2022). Phylogenetically informed Bayesian truncated copula graphical models for microbial association networks. The Annals of Applied Statistics.

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(2021). Subspace rotations for high-dimensional outlier detection. Journal of Multivariate Analysis.


(2021). Trace ratio optimization for high-dimensional multi-class discrimination. Journal Computational and Graphical Statistics.