Assistant Professor, Statistics
PhD (Memorial); PhD (Alberta)
5-107L, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-633-3439
Rui Hu received her PhD in mathematics from Memorial University in Newfoundland. After moving to Edmonton, she studied statistics under the supervision of Dr. Doug Wiens at the University of Alberta and graduated with a PhD in statistics in 2016. Hired as an assistant professor at MacEwan University, Dr. Hu teaches a variety of statistics courses.
Available to supervise senior students' independent study.
Teaching and Research Interests
Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers
Bica, Ion, Zhichun Zhai, Rui Hu and Mickey Melnyk. "Sound Signature Detection by Probability Density Function of Normalized Amplitudes." Proceedings of Bridges 2019: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture: 287-294.
Hu, Rui. "Robust Design for the Estimation of a Threshold Probability." Canadian Journal of Statistics 46, (2018): 470-481.
Hu, Rui and Doug Wiens. "Robust Discrimination Designs over Hellinger Neighbourhoods." Annals of Statistics 45, (2017): 1638-1663.
Hu, Rui and Yuan Yuan. "Stability and Hopf Bifuraction Analysis for Nicholson's Blowflies Equation with Nonlocal Delay." European Journal of Applied Mathematics 23, (2012): 777-796.
Hu, Rui and Yuan Yuan. "Spatial Nonhomogeneous Equilibrium in a Reaction Diffusion System with Distributed Delay." Journal of Differential Equations 250, (2011): 2779-2806.
Awards / Grants / Fellowships
Discovery Grant, Early Career Researcher, NSERC (2018-2024)
Professional Associations / Memberships
Statistical Society of Canada, member
Boards / Committees
Thesis defense committee, MSc students, University of Alberta