Youngseok Song

Youngseok Song

Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics

West Virginia University


Youngseok Song is an assistant professor of the Department of Statistics at West Virginia University (WVU). His research interests are high-dimensional statistic, graphical model, large-scale inferences, network analysis, robust statistics and learning, and statistical genomics. Prior to joining WVU, he was a post-doctoral researcher in Statistical Data Science group at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), working with Prof. Sofia C. Olhede. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Colorado State University under the supervision of Prof. Wen Zhou.

  • Graphical modeling
  • High-dimensional inference
  • Network analysis
  • Robust statistics & robust learning
  • Statistical genomics
  • PhD in Statistics, 2021

    Colorado State University

  • MS in Statistics, 2017

    Colorado State University

  • MS in Mathematics, 2010


  • BS in Mathematics, 2008


Academic Position

Assistant Professor
West Virginia University
Aug 2023 – Present Morgantown, WV, USA
Collaborateur scientifique / Post-doc
Sep 2021 – Jul 2023 Lausanne, Switzerland


R packages

  • nethist: Network histogram, a nonparametric graphon estimation


Colorado State University

  • STAT 301, Introduction to Statistical Methods: S20
  • STAT 307, Introduction to Biostatistics: F18, Sm20
  • STAT 472, Statistical Research: Design, Data & Methods: S19, F19, F20, S21
  • STAA 566, Statistical Consulting: Sm21

For a full list, see CV.