Xingye Qiao, Ph.D.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000 USA

Office: Whitney Hall (WH) 134

I am the Chair of the Data Science Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence at Binghamton University. Visit our website to learn more about Data Science at Binghamton University.

  • Go to this page for undergraduate advising. If your problem is not covered, then come to the office hours posted below. You do not need to make an appointment if you meet me during the posted office hours.

  • Office hours: Thursday 10 to 11 am excluding holidays. I should usually be there but you are recommended to email me to confirm just in case.

Research Interests

Statistics, statistical machine learning, data mining, reinforcement learning, high-dimensional inference, Big Data, and their applications in different domains.


  • Ph.D. in Statistics (2010), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  • M.S. in Statistics (2007), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  • B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (2005), Fudan University, Shanghai, China

A Message to Prospective Graduate Students

In our department, the pairing of Ph.D. candidates with advisors typically occurs after the completion of the first year of graduate study. This process is designed to give students ample time to familiarize themselves with the faculty and their respective research areas, while also providing faculty members with the opportunity to better understand the students’ capabilities and interests. I strongly encourage motivated students who are interested in my areas of research to apply directly to our Ph.D. program in Mathematical Sciences. Moreover, I encourage admitted Ph.D. students to talk to various faculty in the department once they arrive here to see the variety of expertise represented among the faculty.