Dr Xuan Liang

Xuan Liang


Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Associate Lecturer
Phone number
+61 2 612 50401
Room 3.43, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Spatial modelling; Panel data; Nonparametric and semiparametric modelling; Network data modelling; Environmental statistics.


Xuan Liang is an Associate Lecturer of Statistics. Xuan’s research interests are in spatial modelling, panel data, nonparametric and semiparametric modelling, network data modelling, environmental statistics. In particular, Xuan has examined nonparametric and semiparametric modeling in spatial panel data with applications for economic, financial and network data. Xuan’s environmental statistics research utilises rigorous statistical methods to quantify China's air pollution, and proposes a novel statistical technique to evaluate the air quality in a fair way by controlling for meteorological confounders. Xuan’s work has appeared in leading journals including Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering SciencesJournal of Geophysical Research: AtmospheresEconomic Modelling, and Transfusion.

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Professional Membership: 

Statistical Society of Australia (SSA)

Professional Responsibilities:

Council Member of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) Canberra Branch


Current Teaching:

STAT2001/2013/6013/6039 Introductory Mathematical Statistics (for Actuarial Studies)/Principles of Mathematical Statistics (for Actuarial Studies)

Other Teaching: 

STAT7026 Graphical Data Analysis

STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance

STAT7030 Generalised Linear Modes