Zijun Gao is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Data Sciences and Operations at USC Marshall Business School.
She received her Ph.D. in the Department of Statistics from Stanford University in 2022 supervised by Professor Trevor Hastie. She served as a research associate in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge from 2022 to 2023 hosted by Professor Qingyuan Zhao. Her works focus on developing efficient methodologies in causal inference, multiple testing, and machine learning. She also works on real-world data motivated topics, with a specific emphasis on the applications in business and healthcare.