Dr. Xiaodong Lin is an Associate Professor at Rutgers Business School. He served as a NISS postdoc from 2003 to 2004, where he worked on privacy-preserving analyses of distributed databases.
Lin was originally born in China. He moved to the United States in 1997 after earning his B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Science and Technology of China. After moving, he earned his Ph.D. in statistics from Purdue University. His research interests include statistical machine learning and data mining, graphical models for financial network and brain connectivity, and data confidentiality issues on statistical disclosure limitation. He has published in leading journals including IEEE Transaction on Information Theory, Technometrics, Bioinformatics, and Developmental Cell.