In Memoriam - Xiangrong Yin

Dr. Xiangrong Yin


A dear friend and colleague, Dr. Xiangrong Yin unexpectedly passed away in the Fall of 2020.  Dr. Yin was an amazing human being.  From the moment each of us met him, he has shaped (and continues to shape) each of our lives, both personally and professionally.  Nothing can adequately express the pain and loss our community has suffered, but we offer the following series of brief tributes in his memory.  Thank you, Dr. Yin.

Please click here to view a PDF copy of Dr. Xiangrong Yin's obituary, published in newsletters of various statistical societies

A synopsis of Dr. Yin's career at the University of Kentucky

Tributes from Students and Colleagues

The following videos were collected in the weeks and months following Dr. Yin's passing, from a combination of his former students and colleagues throughout the department:

Dr. Qingcong Yuan

Dr. Jin Xie

Dr. Jiaying Weng

Dr. Chenlu Ke

Dr. Weihang Ren

Dr. Pei Wang

Lei Fang

Shouryya "Sony" Mitra

Dr. William Rayens

Dr. Katherine Thompson

Dr. Derek Young

August 2021 JSM Memorial Presentation