Zhiyun Gong


The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods

Office: 408 Modern Languages Building

Phone: 404-727-4117

Fax: 404-727-5316

Email: zhiyun.gong@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory University

532 Kilgo Circle
4th floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • B.S., Mathematics and Statistics, Southwest Normal University, China, 2005
  • M.S., Probability and Statistics , Southwest University, China, 2008
  • Ph.D., Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, 2013


Research Interests

Extreme Value Theory, Actuarial Science, Time Series Analysis, and Stochastic Processes.


Gong, Z., Kiessler, P. and Lund, R. (2011) A prediction-residual approach for identifying rare events in periodic time series, Journal of Time Series Analysis 32, 407-419