Haimeng Zhang

Haimeng Zhang

Director of Graduate Studies

Office: Petty 139
Phone: 336-256-8550
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2013
Office Hours: Virtual: M 2:00pm-3:00pm; R 1:30pm-3:30pm


Degree(s): Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (Statistics), University of Southern California (1998)


Spring 2022
  • STA-108 LEC (Elemntry Intro Probablty Stats)
  • STA-709 LEC (Topics in Computatnl Stats), TR 9:30-10:45, Nursing and Instructional Building 202
  • MAT-790 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)
  • MAT-490 SEM (Senior Seminar in Mathematics), MW 2:00-3:15, Petty Science Building 139
  • MAT-799 DTS (Dissertation)
  • STA-698 IND (Project in Statistics)


Member of the Research Group(s): Statistics
Current Students: Sarangan Balasubramaniam (Ph.D.)
Former Students: Christopher Vanlangenberg (Ph.D.), Helen Guo (M.A.), Romesh Thanuja (Ph.D.), Bukola Adaramola (M.A.), Wei Chen (Ph.D.)

Research Interests: Survival Analysis, Spatial Statistics, Applied Probability

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, H. and Huang, C. A note on processes with random stationary increments. Statistics and Probability Letters, 2014, Vol. 94, 153 – 161.
  • Huang, C., Zhang, H., and Robeson, S. A simplified representation of the covariance structure of axially symmetric processes on the sphere. Statistics and Probability Letters, 2012, Vol. 82, 1346 – 1351
  • Goldstein, L. and Zhang, H. A Berry Esseen theorem for the lightbulb process. Advances in Applied Probability, 2011, Vol. 43, 875-898
  • Huang, C., Zhang, H., and Robeson, S. On the validity of commonly used covariance and variogram functions on the sphere. Mathematical Geosciences, 2011, Vol. 43, 721-733
  • Goldstein, L. and Zhang, Efficiency calculations for the maximum partial likelihood estimator in nested-case control sampling. Bernoulli, 2009, Vol. 15, 569 – 597

Brief Biography

Dr. Haimeng Zhang received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics with concentration on statistics from the University of Southern California in 1998. He joined UNCG in 2013. He has directed research over a number of undergraduate students through various grants including NSF – REU (2009 – 2012). He was awarded an NSF grant in 2012 to support his research on the statistical analysis of global-scale processes and phenomena.