Huiying Mao (Maggie) is in the SAMSI Program on Games, Decision, Risk, and Reliability (GDRR). She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2019, under the supervision of Dr. Feng Guo and Dr. Xinwei Deng. Her research interests are in statistical risk analysis, modeling and predicting of rare events, and optimization. Her application areas mainly include transportation safety and online payment fraud detection. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor running, indoor yoga, and spending time exploring nature.
More information can be found on her website: https://sites.google.com/vt.edu/huiying-mao/.