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George Mason University

Liansheng Tang

Associate Professor, Statistics

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  • 703-993-9111 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 1710
    4400 University Drive, MS 4A7
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Liansheng “Larry” Tang contributes to instructional and research excellence in the growing Biostatistics program at the Volgenau School of Engineering. His research interests include diagnostic medicine, sequential clinical trials, wavelets, and bootstrap methodology. He has published multiple papers and articles on various aspects of these research subjects.


BS, Statistics and Finance, University of Science and Technology of China (2000)

PhD, Statistics, Southern Methodist University (2005)

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor


2014 - 2015 : IPA for Dr. Tang. Funded by National Institutes of Health.

2010 - 2013 : ARRA: Statistical Methods in Cancer Research. Funded by National Institutes of Health.

2011 - 2013 : Statistical Methods in Complex ROC, LROC and FROC data. Funded by National Security Agency.

Research Interests

Diagnostic medicine
Sequential clinical trials
Wavelets and bootstrap methodology