“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Welcome to Fan’s webpage!

I am a tenure-track assistant professor in Biostatistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (started January 2024). Previously I was a postdoctoral research fellow at University of California - Los Angeles, working with Dr. Marc Suchard to develop Bayesian statistical methods for analyzing large-scale observational health data. I obtained my Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Duke University under the supervision of Dr. Alexander Volfovsky in Fall 2021.

My research interests include:

  • Bayesian statistics and computation for emerging and complex data
  • Stochastic processes and dynamic models
  • Health data science and quantitative social science

Please visit the Research page for some of my methods research and collaborative work.


If you are interested in collaborating or working with me, please email me at fbu@umich.edu.