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Yong Xu, PhD

Yong Xu, PhD

Yong Xu, PhD
Yong Xu, PhD

Professor
Data Analytics
Marketing
Phone: (231) 591-2497
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, University of South Florida, Mathematics, Statistics
  • MS, University of North Florida, Mathematical Science
  • BS, Shandong University, Electrical Engineering

Biography

Yong Xu earned his Ph.D. from University of South Florida in 2011. He then joined Radford University in Virginia as a tenure-track assistant professor. He has taught a variety of undergraduate classes in data analysis since 2011. He is interested in innovative teaching methods and took numerous training courses about online classes, flipped classes, student-centered learning. He designed and created several programming classes including R class and SQL class.

Yong joined Ferris State University in fall 2017 as an associate professor in Data Mining. His research interest focuses on Business data, Environment data, and health data analysis. He has done some researches related to big data, time series, and statistical models.

His service interest focuses on students’ recruitment and retention, specialized on recruiting international students. He is the current major advisor for FSU’s Data Analytics Association (DAA).

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Conference Proceeding
    Xu, Y., Abusharkh, M. (2020). "CloudMach: Cloud Computing Application Performance Improvement through Machine Learning," CCECE. IEEE.
  • Journal Article
    Xu, Y., Choi, B. (2018). "Analysis Seers Breast Cancer Data Using Random Forest," NO. (Vol1).
  • Journal Article
    Xu, Y., Cassidy, c. H., Speich, A. D. (2018). "The Effects of In-Service Training on Caregivers to Promote Language Development in Child Care Centers," No. (Vol 1). pp. 11-22.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Sohn, M. (Author & Presenter), Delcher, C. (Author), Cheng, Y. (Author), Talbert, J. (Author), Xu, Y. (Author), Jadhav, E. (Author), Freeman, P. R. (Author), Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, "Differential impact of state-level policies on overdose deaths related to prescription and illicit opioids," Operation UNITE, Atlanta, GA, (April 18, 2022).
  • Oral Presentation
    Xu, Y., Hatched, "Establishing data science virtual lab at Ferris," MI, (February 25, 2022).
  • Oral Presentation
    Sohn, M. (Author & Presenter), Delcher, C. (Author), Cheng, Y. (Author), Talbert, J. (Author), Xu, Y. (Author), Jadhav, E. (Author), Freeman, P. (Author), American Public Health Association (APHA) 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo, "The impact of naloxone co-prescribing mandates on mortality: Does opioid type matter," American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, USA, (October 25, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    sohn, m., Xu, Y., APHA annual meeting 2021, "The impact of naloxone co-prescribing mandates on mortality: Does opioid type matter," APHA, Denver, (October 25, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Xu, Y., spark data seminars, "Data Science foundation," spark data, Canada, (September 10, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    xu, y., JFFP, "Comparisons of students performance and experience between online class and traditional lecture based class in introduction to statistics class," Ferris state university, FLITE 438, (August 14, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Xu, Y., "Discovering Statistics in Business field," BUS211, (March 21, 2019).