Qiuying Sha

Qiuying Sha

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  • Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Portage Health Foundation Endowed Professor of Population Health
  • PhD, Statistics, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Mathematics, Heilongjiang University, China
  • BS, Mathematics, Heilongjiang University, China

Biography

Qiuying Sha obtained her BS and MS in Mathematics from Heilongjiang University in 1985 and 1988, respectively. In 1988, she accepted a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics at Heilongjiang University and had been working there for 11 years. Sha obtained her PhD in Statistics from Michigan Technological University in 2005. In the same year, she jointed the faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Tech. Sha’s research interests include developing statistical methods and computational tools for the analysis and interpretation of genomic data; various methods for genetic linkage and association studies to identify genetic variants underlying complex traits; analysis of genome-wide association data and sequence data under both family-based and population-based designs; microarray data analysis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical Genetics
  • Applied Statistics