Dr. Samuel Feng
Dr. Samuel Feng Assistant Professor
Bio
Education
Technical Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics

Samuel Feng received a B.A. in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice University (2007) and a Ph.D. in Applied and Computational Mathematics from Princeton University (2012). From 2012 to 2014 he was a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, working on stochastic models of decision making in psychology and neuroscience. In 2014 he joined the Department of Mathematics at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, where is currently an assistant professor.

Education
  • Phd in Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • B.A. in Computational and Applied Mathematics
Technical Areas
  • Multivariate statistics
  • Stochastic differential equations
  • ¬†Nonparametric statistics.
Research Interests
  • Mathematical Neuroscience/Psychology: Stochastic modeling of decision making, the explore-exploit dilemma, and cognitive control
  • Genomics: Dimensionality reduction for high dimensional genomic data for disease prediction
  • Renewable Energy Resources: Nonparametric statistics for estimating solar irradiance, wind speed, and electric load for power systems network planning
  • COVID-19 and Healthcare: (i) Leveraging hospital and lab testing data to predict pandemic dynamics, (ii) bioinformatics for studying SARS-CoV-2 entry into mammalian cells