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Yicheng Kang

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2013
M.S. in Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2010
B.S. in Mathematics, Wuhan University, China, 2008
Office: Morison Hall 390 | 781.216._7102 |

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Yicheng Kang does research in applied statistics and business analytics. Before joining Bentley, he was a statistician at JPMorgan and worked on models for interest rate and securitized products.

Research Interests

Business Analytics, Statistical Image Analysis, Statistical Quality Control and Quality Management

Consulting/Practice Interests

Applied statistical analysis and modeling; Business analytics; Quantitative finance.


Journal Article(s)
Kang, Y. Consistent Blind Image Deblurring Using Jump-Preserving Extrapolation. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. Forthcoming

Kang, Y., Gong, X., Gao, J., Qiu, P. (2019). Errors-in-Variables Jump Regression Using Local Clustering. Statistics in Medicine, 38 (19), 3642-3655.

Kang, Y., Mukherjee, P. S., Qiu, P. (2018). Efficient Blind Image Deblurring Using Nonparametric Regression And Local Pixel Clustering. Technometrics, 6 (4), 522-531.

Zhang, J., Kang, Y., Yang, Y., Qiu, P. (2015). Statistical monitoring of the hand, foot and mouth disease in China. Biometrics, 71 (3).

Kang, Y., Gong, X., Gao, J., Qiu, P. (2015). Jump detection in generalized error-in-variables regression with an application to Australian health tax policies. Annals of Applied Statistics, 9 (2), 883--900.

Qiu, P., Kang, Y. (2015). Blind image deblurring using jump regression analysis. Statistica Sinica, 25 (3), 879 -- 899.

Kang, Y., Qiu, P. (2014). Jump detection in blurred regression surfaces. Technometrics, 56 (4), 539-550.

Conference Paper(s)
Liu, Z., Lin, S., Kang, Y. (2018). The Effect of Shortened Reporting Lag on the Usefulness of Form 20-F. American Accounting Association, International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting of American Accounting Association.

Kang, Y. (2018). DRIP: Discontinuous Regression and Image Processing. The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN) (link)

Conference Presentations

Kang, Y. (2018). "Errors-in-Variables Jump Regression Using Unsupervised Learning." Presented at the International Indian Statistical Association 2018 Conference, Gainesville, FL.


Department Service
Center for Quantitative Analysis, 2019 - Present
Committee Member for Search Committee, 2019 - 2019

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for Biometrical Journal, 2019 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Statistics in Medicine, 2018 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Technometrics, 2015 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 2014 - Present