Lu Mao

Position title: Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics


Lu Mao

Research Interests
Causal inference, missing or censored data, semiparametric theory, clinical trials, statistical learning in medical studies, diagnostic radiology, cardiovascular disease, health behavioral intervention.


  • PhD 2016 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MS 2010 Drexel University
  • BS 2005 Tsingua University, China


  • IMS New Researcher Travel Award, 2019
  • Larry Kupper Doctoral Dissertation Publication Award, UNC Chapel Hill, 2017
  • ENAR RAB Poster Award, 2016
  • ASA Biometrics Section Travel Award, 2016
  • ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award, 2015
  • ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award, 2015
  • Delta Omega Award for Academic Excellence, UNC Chapel Hill, 2012
  • Special Commendations for PhD Qualifying Exams, UNC Chapel Hill, 2011