Yuru Zhu

Yuru Zhu  



    Peking University

    Ph.D. candidate, Statistics, School of Mathematical Sciences (expected, Jul 2023)                                       Sept 2018 – Present

    Advisor: Prof. Song Xi Chen

    Sun Yat-sen University                        

    B.Sc., Statistics, School of Mathematics                                                                                                          Sept 2014 – Jul 2018



    • J. Gu, H. Yan, Y. Huang, Y. Zhu, H. Sun, Y. Qiu, and S. X. Chen, “Comparing containment measures among nations by epidemiological effects of COVID-19”, National Science Review, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 1847–1851, Sep. 2020, issn: 2095-5138. 

    • H. Sun, Y. Qiu, H. Yan, Y. Huang, Y. Zhu, J. Gu, and S. X. Chen, “Tracking reproductivity of covid-19 epidemic in china with varying coefficient sir model”, Journal of Data Science, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 455–472, 2021, issn: 1680-743X.

    • H. Yan, Y. Zhu, J. Gu, Y. Huang, H. Sun, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Qiu, and S. X. Chen, “Better strategies for containing COVID-19 pandemic: A study of 25 countries via a vSIADR model”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 477, no. 2248, p. 20 200 440, 2021. 

    • Y. Zhu, Y. Liang, and S. X. Chen, “Assessing local emission for air pollution via data experiments”, Atmospheric Environment, vol. 252, p. 118 323, 2021, issn: 1352-2310.

    • S. Luo, Y. Zhu, and S. X. Chen, “Episode based air quality assessment”, Atmospheric Environment, vol. 285, p. 119 242, 2022, issn: 1352-2310.

    Working papers

    • Y. Zhu, J. Gu, Y. Qiu, and S. X. Chen, “Estimating COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy via Dynamic Epidemiological Models–A Study of Ten Countries”medRxiv, 2022.

    • Y. ZhuJ. GuY. Qiu, and S. X. ChenReal-world COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Rates against Infection in the Delta and Omicron Eras”, medRxiv, 2022.


    • Teaching Assistant at Peking University

       Probability and Statistics A, Fall 2018

    Research experience

    Research Assistant to Professor Song Xi Chen. 

    • Working on epidemic models.

    • Worked on assessing local emissions for air pollution.