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FUNG Wing Kam, Tony 馮榮錦

Chair of Statistics

BSocSc(HK, First Class Honours), MSc(Lond); PhD(HK); DIC; FIMS; FASA

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Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong,
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

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wingfung@hku.hk

 
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(852) 3917-1988

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(852) 2858-9041

 

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  • Former Appointment
    • Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 1999-2002.

  • Education
  •  1979-82BSocSc (First Class Honours), The University of Hong Kong
     1983-84Diploma of Imperial College (DIC)
     1983-84MSc in Statistics, University of London (Imperial College)
     1985-87PhD in Statistics, The University of Hong Kong

  • Honours and Awards
    • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2011 elected.
    • Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, 2008-2009. Award: Some US$100,000 for appointing a replacement teacher for a year.
    • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), 2009 elected.
    • Natural Science Award (Second Class), 2009, of the Higher Education Institution Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award, Ministry of Education, China.
    • Research Output Prize, 2009, The University of Hong Kong. Award: $120,000 for conducting research work.
    • Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Overseas Category), 2004. National Natural Science Foundation, China. Award: $400,000 for research in causal analysis in genetic evidence.
    • Outstanding Researcher Award, 2001, The University of Hong Kong. Award: $200,000 for conducting research work.
    • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA), 2003 elected.
    • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI), 1997 elected.
    • Distinguished Alumnus, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, 2008 awarded.

  • Professional Services
    • Co-Chair, IASC Programme Committee, 59th World Statistics Congress of International Statistical Institute (ISI), Hong Kong, 2013.
    • Co-Chair, International Workshop on Statistical Computing in Quantitative Finance and Biostatistics, Taiwan, December, 2011.
    • Chairman, IASC Programme Committee, 56th Session of International Statistical Institute, Portugal, 2007.
    • Co-Chair, International Organizing Committee, International Association for Statistical Computing Asian Regional Section Special Conference, Seoul, Korea, June, 2007.
    • Chairman, Asian Regional Section, International Association for Statistical Computing, 2005-2008.
    • Standby Chair, IASC Programme Committee, 55th Session of International Statistical Institute, Sydney, Australia, 2005.
    • Vice President, International Association for Statistical Computing, 2007-2009.
    • President, Hong Kong Statistical Society, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07.
    • Conference Chairman, 5th IASC Asian Conference on Statistical Computing, 2005.
    • Council Member, International Statistical Institute, 2005-2009.
    • Member, Board of Directors, International Chinese Statistical Association, 2008-2010.

   Research Interests

Research areas include statistical diagnostics: outliers and influential observations etc, robustness, longitudinal data analysis, DNA profiling, forensic statistics, genetic epidemiology, credibility theory, social statistics.

   Publications (partial list)
  1. Book on DNA Forensics:

    1. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Statistical DNA Forensics: Theory, Methods and Computation. Sussex, UK: Wiley, 2008, 262 pages.

  2. Statistical Methodology:

    1. MAO, J., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Joint estimation of mean-covariance model for longitudinal data with basis function approximations. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2011, 55: 983-992.

    2. BAI, Y., FUNG, W.K. and ZHU, Z.Y. Weighted empirical likelihood for generalized linear models with longitudinal data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2010, 140: 3446-3456.

    3. BAI, Y., FUNG, W.K. and ZHU, Z.Y. Penalized quadratic inference functions for single-index models with longitudinal data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2009, 100: 152-161.

    4. QIN, G.Y., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Robust estimation of covariance parameters in partial linear model for longitudinal data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2009, 139: 558-570.

    5. ZHU, Z.Y., FUNG, W.K. and HE, X. A note on the local asymptotics of marginal regression splines with longitudinal data. Biometrika, 2008, 95: 907-917.

    6. QIN, G.Y., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Robust estimating equations and bias correction for correlation parameters for longitudinal data. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2008, 52: 4745-4753.

    7. ZHOU, J.H., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Robust testing with generalized partial linear models for longitudinal data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2008, 138: 1871-1883.

    8. BAI, Y., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Partial linear models for longitudinal data based on quadratic inference functions. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2008, 35: 104-118.

    9. FUNG, W.K., GU, H., XIANG, L. and YAU, K.K.W. Assessing local influence in principal component analysis with application to hematology study data. Statistics in Medicine, 2007, 26: 2730-2744.

    10. YU, P.L.H., CHAN, J.S.K. and FUNG, W.K. Statistical exploration from SARS. The American Statistician, 2006, 60: 81-91.

    11. FUNG, W.K. and YU, P.L.H. News-based learning of statistics. (Invited Paper) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Teaching Statistics, Brazil, July, 2006, pp1-6.

    12. NYANGOMA, S., FUNG, W.K. and JANSEN, R.C. Identifying influential multinomial observations by perturbation. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2006, 50: 2799-2821.

    13. HE, X., FUNG, W.K. and ZHU, Z.Y. Robust estimation in generalized partial linear models for clustered data. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2005, 100: 1176-1184.

    14. XIANG, L., YAU, K.K.W., LEE, A.H. and FUNG, W.K. Influence diagnostics for two-component Poisson mixture regression models: Applications in public health. Statistics in Medicine, 2005, 24: 3053-3071.

    15. FUNG, W.K. Partial linear models for clustered data: estimation, diagnostics and robustness (Ilsong Invited Plenary Lecture). Proceedings of the Korean Statistical Society Conference, May, 2004, pp.1-22.

    16. LEE, A.H., XIANG, L. and FUNG, W.K. Sensitivity of score tests for zero-inflation in count data. Statistics in Medicine, 2004, 23: 2757-2769.

    17. ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Variance component testing in semiparametric mixed models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2004, 91: 107-118.

    18. FUNG, W.K., YANG, C.T., LI, C.K. and POON, N.L. Statistical analysis of handwritten Arabic numerals in a Chinese population (Invited Paper). CompStat2004, Physica-Verlag: Heidelberg, 2004, pp149-158.

    19. HE, X., FU, B. and FUNG, W.K. Median regression of longitudinal data. Statistics in Medicine, 2003, 22: 3655-3669.

    20. ZHU, Z.Y., HE, X. and FUNG, W.K. Local influence analysis for penalized Gaussian likelihood estimators in partially linear models. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2003, 30: 767-780.

    21. FUNG, W.K. and YU, P.L.H. SARS case-fatality rates. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2003, 169: 277-278.

    22. LEE, A.H., FUNG, W.K. and FU B. Analyzing hospital length of stay: mean or median regression? Medical Care, 2003, 41: 681-686.

    23. FUNG, W.K., ZHONG, X.P. and WEI, B.C. On estimation and influence diagnostics in linear mixed measurement error models. American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences, 2003, 23: 37-59.

    24. FUNG, W.K., ZHU, Z.Y., WEI, B. and HE, X. Influence diagnostics and outlier tests for semiparametric mixed models. Journal of Royal Statistical Society B, 2002, 64: 565-579.

    25. FUNG, W.K., HE, X., LIU, L. and SHI, P. Dimension reduction based on canonical correlation. Statistica Sinica, 2002, 12: 1093-1113.

    26. HE, X., ZHU, Z.Y. and FUNG, W.K. Estimation in a semiparametric model for longitudinal data with unspecified dependence structure. Biometrika, 2002, 89: 579-590.

    27. FU, B., LI, W.K. and FUNG, W.K. Testing model adequacy for dynamic panel data with intercorrelation. Biometrika, 2002, 89: 591-601.

    28. GENG, Z., GUO, J. and FUNG, W.K. Criteria for confounders in epidemiological studies. Journal of Royal Statistical Society, B, 2002, 64: 3-15.

    29. ZHONG, X.P, FUNG, W.K. and WEI, B.C. Estimation in linear models with random effects and errors-in-variables. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 2002, 54: 595-606.

    30. GUO, J., GENG, Z. and FUNG, W.K. Consecutive collapsibility of odds ratios over an ordinal background variable. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2001, 79: 89-98.

    31. GU, H. and FUNG, W.K. Influence diagnostics in common principal components analysis. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2001, 79: 275-294.

    32. GENG, Z., GUO, J., LAU, T.S. and FUNG, W.K. Confounding, homogeneity and collapsibility for causal effects in epidemiologic studies. Statistica Sinica, 2001, 11: 63-75.

    33. GU, H. and FUNG, W.K. Influence diagnostics in the common canonical variates model. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 2000, 52: 753-766.

    34. PAN, J.X. and FUNG, W.K. Bayesian influence assessment in the growth curve model with unstructured covariance. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 2000, 52: 737-752.

    35. HE, X. and FUNG, W.K. High breakdown estimation for multiple populations with applications to discriminant analysis. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2000, 72: 151-162.

    36. PAN, J.X., FUNG, W.K. and FANG K.T. Multiple outlier detection in multivariate data using projection pursuit techniques. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2000, 83: 153-167.

    37. ZHONG, X.P., WEI, B.C. and FUNG, W.K. Influence analysis for linear measurement error models. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 2000, 52: 367-379.

    38. HE, X. and FUNG, W.K. Methods of medians for life time data model. Statistics in Medicine, 1999, 18: 1993-2009.

    39. WEI, W.H. and FUNG, W.K. The mean outlier model in general weighted regression and its applications. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 1999, 30: 429-441.

    40. FUNG, W.K. Outlier diagnostics in several multivariate samples. Journal of Royal Statistical Society D, The Statistician, 1999, 48: 73-84.

    41. GU, H. and FUNG, W.K. Assessing local influence in canonical correlation analysis. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 1998, 50: 755-772.

    42. SHI, P. and FUNG, W.K. A note on transforming a response variable for linearity. Biometrika, 1998, 85: 749-754.

    43. FUNG, W.K. and TSANG, T.S. A simulation study comparing tests for the equality of coefficients of variation. Statistics in Medicine, 1998, 17: 2003-2014.

    44. WEI, B.C., SHI, J.Q., FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Testing for varying dispersion in exponential family nonlinear models. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 1998, 50: 277-294.

    45. WEI, B.C., HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. Generalized leverage and its applications. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 1998, 25: 25-37.

    46. FUNG, W.K. Influence in discriminant analysis (Invited Paper). In: Computing Science and Statistics: The 28th Symposium on the Interface. Edited by L. Billard and N.I. Fisher. Interface Foundation of North America: Virginia, 1997, pp.172-179.

    47. TANG, M.K. and FUNG, W.K. Case-deletion diagnostics for test statistics in multivariate regression. Australian Journal of Statistics, 1997, 39: 345-353.

    48. FUNG, W.K. and KWAN, C.W. A note on local influence based on the normal curvature. Journal of Royal Statistical Society B, 1997, 59: 839-843.

    49. LEE, A.H. and FUNG, W.K. Confirmation of multiple outliers in generalized linear and nonlinear regressions. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 1997, 25: 55-65.

    50. FUNG, W.K. Diagnosing influential observations in quadratic discriminant analysis. Biometrics, 1996, 52: 1235-1241.

    51. FUNG, W.K. Critical values for testing multivariate statistical outliers. Journal of Royal Statistical Society C: Applied Statistics, 1996, 45: 496-497.

    52. FUNG, W.K. On the lack of invariance of some Bayesian outlier models. Statistica Neerlandica, 1996, 50: 339-343.

    53. FUNG, W.K. The influence of observations for local log odds in linear discriminant analysis. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 1996, 25: 257-268.

    54. FUNG, W.K. Influence on classification and probability of misclassification. Sankhya B, 1995, 57: 377-384.

    55. FUNG, W.K. Detecting influential observations for estimated probabilities for multiple discriminant analysis. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 1995, 20: 557-568.

    56. FUNG, W.K. Diagnostics in linear discriminant analysis. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 1995, 90, 952-956.

    57. FUNG, W.K. A cautionary note on the use of generalized Cook-type measures. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 1995, 19: 321-326.

    58. FUNG, W.K. Graphical summaries for influence of multiple observations. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 1995, 24: 415-427.

    59. FUNG, W.K. Unmasking outliers and leverage points: a confirmation. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 1993, 88: 515-519.

    60. FUNG, W.K. A Quasi-Bayesian analysis of regression outliers using Akaike's predictive likelihood. Statistical Papers, 1993, 34: 133-141.

    61. FUNG, W.K. A complementary use of robust and diagnostic methods. In: New Directions in Statistical Data Analysis and Robustness. Edited by S. Morgenthaler et al. Birkhäuser, 1993. pp. 115-124.

    62. FUNG, W.K. Some diagnostic measures in discriminant analysis. Statistics and Probability Letters, 1992, 13: 279-285.

    63. FUNG, W.K. Joint influence function and multicollinearity. Computational Statistics, 1992, 7: 81-89.

    64. FUNG, W.K. Quasi-Bayesian estimation of Stigler's data sets. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 1989, 7: 237-243.

    65. FUNG, W.K. Critical values for testing in multivariate statistical outliers. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 1988, 30: 195-212.

    66. BACON-SHONE, J.H. and FUNG, W.K. A new graphical method for detecting single and multiple outliers in univariate and multivariate data. Journal of Royal Statistical Society C: Applied Statistics, 1987, 36:153-162.

  3. Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genomics:

    1. XIA, F., ZHOU, J.Y. and FUNG, W.K. A powerful approach for association analysis incorporating imprinting effects. To appear in Bioinformatics, 2011.

    2. ZANG Y. and FUNG, W.K. Robust Mantel-Haenszel test under genetic model uncertainty allowing for covariates in case-control association studies. To appear in Genetic Epidemiology, 2011.

    3. HE, F., ZHOU, J.Y., HU, Y.Q., SUN, F., YANG, Y., LIN, S. and FUNG, W.K. Detection of parent-of-origin effects for quantitative traits in complete and incomplete nuclear families with multiple children. To appear in American Journal of Epidemiology, 2011.

    4. ZANG, Y. and FUNG, W.K. Robust tests for matched case-control genetic association studies. BMC Genetics (e-Journal), 2010, 11. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2156/11/91, pp1-14.

    5. ZHOU, Y., HAN, G.N., SHI, N.Z., FUNG, W.K. and GUO, J.H. Maximum likelihood estimates of recombination fractions under restrictions for family data with multiple offspring. Scientia Sinica Mathematica, 2010, 40: 971-984.

    6. ZHOU, J.Y., DING, J., FUNG, W.K. and LIN, S. Detection of parent-of-origin effects using general pedigree data. Genetic Epidemiology, 2010, 34: 151-158.

    7. ZANG, Y., FUNG, W.K. and ZHENG G. Simple algorithms to calculate asymptotic null distribution of robust tests in case-control genetic association studies in R. Journal of Statistical Software (e-Journal), Feb. 2010, Vol 33, issue 8. http://www.jstatsoft.org/v33/i08. pp1-24.

    8. ZANG, Y., FUNG, W.K. and ZHENG G. Asymptotic powers for matched trend tests and robust matched trend tests in case-control genetic association studies. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2010, 54: 65-77.

    9. ZANG, Y., FUNG, W.K. and ZHENG, G. Tail strength to combine two p values: Their correlation cannot be ignored. American Journal of Human Genetics, 2009, 84: 291-295.

    10. ZHOU, J.Y., LIN, S., FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Detection of parent-of-origin effects in complete and incomplete nuclear families with multiple affected children using multiple tightly linked markers. Human Heredity, 2009, 67: 116-127.

    11. ZHOU, J.Y., HU, Y.Q., LIN, S. and FUNG, W.K. Detection of imprinting effects based on complete and incomplete nuclear families with multiple affected children. Human Heredity, 2009, 67: 1-12.

    12. ZHOU, Y., SHI, N.Z., FUNG, W.K. and GUO J.H. Maximum likelihood estimates of two-locus recombination fractions under some natural inequality restrictions. BMC-Genetics, 4 Jan 2008, 9: 12 pages (e-journal).

    13. ZHU, W.S., FUNG, W.K. and GUO, J.H. Incorporating genotyping uncertainty in haplotype frequency estimation in pedigree studies. Human Heredity, 2007, 64: 172-181.

    14. HU Y.Q., ZHOU J.Y., SUN F. and FUNG, W.K. The transmission disequilibrium test and imprinting. Genetic Epidemiology, 2007, 31: 273-287.

    15. HU Y.Q., ZHOU J.Y. and FUNG, W.K. An extension of the transmission disequilibrium test incorporating imprinting. Genetics, 2007, 175: 1489-1504.

    16. ZHOU, J.Y., HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. A simple method for detection of imprinting effects based on case-parents trios. Heredity, 2007, 98: 85-91.

    17. GUO, W. and FUNG, W.K. The admixture linkage disequilibrium and genetic linkage inference on the gradual admixture population. Acta Genetica Sinica, 2006, 33: 12-18.

    18. GUO, W., FUNG, W.K., SHI, N.Z. and GUO, J.H. On the formula for admixture linkage disequilibrium. Human Heredity, 2005, 60: 177-180.

    19. GUO, W. and FUNG, W.K. Combining the case-control methodology with the small size transmission/disequilibrium test for multiallelic markers. European Journal of Human Genetics, 2005, 13: 1007-1012.

    20. YAN, X.T., DENG, M.H., FUNG, W.K. and QIAN, M.P. Detecting differentially expressed genes by relative entropy. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2005, 234: 395-402.

  4. DNA Profiling and Forensic Science:

    1. YANG, C.T., FUNG, W.K. and TAM, T.W.M. Population pharmacokinetics of alcohol on Chinese subjects using breath measures. To appear in Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 2011.

    2. CHUNG, Y.K. and FUNG, W.K. The evidentiary values of “cold hits” in a DNA database search on two-person mixture. Science and Justice, 2011, 51: 10-15.

    3. FUNG, W.K. and CHUNG, Y.K. Forensic DNA: Statistics. In International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, 2011, pp539-541. Edited by Miodrag Lovric. Heidelberg: Springer.

    4. CHUNG, Y.K., HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. Evaluation of DNA mixtures from database search. Biometrics, 2010, 66: 233-238.

    5. CHUNG, Y.K., HU, Y.Q., ZHU, D.G. and FUNG, W.K. Evaluation of DNA mixtures accounting for sampling variability. (Contributed refereed paper, specially selected for printed publication in Compstat due to its excellence). Compstat2010, Physica-Verlag: Heidelberg, 2010, 437-444.

    6. CHUNG, Y.K., FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Familial database search on two-person mixture. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2010, 54: 2046-2051.

    7. YANG, C.T., FUNG, W.K. and TAM, T.W.M. Alcohol study on blood concentration estimation: Reliability and applicability of Widmark formula on Chinese male population. Legal Medicine, 2009, 11: 163-167.

    8. LI, C.K., YANG, C.T., POON, N.L. and FUNG, W.K. Significance of sequence of strokes in Chinese handwriting examination. Journal of Forensic Science, 2007, 52: 467-472.

    9. FUNG, W.K., HU, Y.Q. and CHUNG, Y.K. On statistical analysis of forensic DNA: theory, methods and computer programs. (Refereed paper of my Keynote Speech presented at the 17th IAFS World Meeting) Forensic Science International, 2006, 162: 17-23.

    10. HU, Y.Q. and FUNG. W.K. Power of excluding an elder brother of a child from paternity. Forensic Science International, 2005, 152: 321-322.

    11. TAM, T.W.M., YANG, C.T., FUNG, W.K. and MOK, V.K.K. Alcohol metabolism of local Chinese in Hong Kong: A statistical determination on the effects of various physiological factors. Forensic Science International, 2005, 156: 95-101.

    12. HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. Evaluation of DNA mixtures involving two pairs of relatives. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2005, 119: 251-259.

    13. CHAN, K.M., CHIU, C.T., TSUI, P., WONG, D.M. and FUNG, W.K. Population data for the IdentifilerTM 15 STR loci in Hong Kong Chinese. Forensic Science International, 2005, 152: 307-309.

    14. LI, C.K., POON, N.L., FUNG, W.K. and YANG, C.T. Individuality of handwritten Arabic numerals in local population. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 2005, 50: 185-191.

    15. TAM, T.W.M., YANG, C.T., FUNG, W.K. and MOK, V.K.K. Widmark factors for local Chinese in Hong Kong. A statistical determination on the effects of various physiological factors. Forensic Science International, 2005, 151: 23-29.

    16. HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. Evaluating mixed DNA profiles with the presence of relatives: Theory, method and computer software. Forensic Science Communications, (April, 2005) V.7: pp1-9. http://www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/fsc/backissu/april2005/research/2005_04_research01.htm

    17. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA): statistical analysis. In Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2005, pp184-189. Edited by Jason Payne-James, Roger Byard, Tracey Corey, Carol Henderson. Oxford: Elsevier.

    18. FUNG, W.K., WONG, D.M. and HU, Y.Q. Full siblings impersonating parent/child prove most difficult to discredit with DNA profiling alone. Transfusion, 2004, 44: 1513-1515.

    19. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Interpreting DNA mixtures with related contributors in subdivided populations. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2004, 31: 115-130.

    20. FUNG, W.K., YANG, C.T. and GUO, W. EasyDNA: User-friendly paternity and kinship testing programs. In Progress in Forensic Genetics 10: 628-630. Edited by C. Doutremepuich and N. Morling. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2004.

    21. HU, Y.Q., FUNG, W.K. and YANG, C.T. On the power of excluding relatives of the true father from paternity. In Progress in Forensic Genetics 10: 514-516. Edited by C. Doutremepuich and N. Morling. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2004.

    22. FUNG, W.K., CARRACEDO, A. and HU, Y.Q. Testing for kinship in a subdivided population. Forensic Science International, 2003, 135: 105-109.

    23. HU, Y.Q. and FUNG, W.K. Evaluating forensic DNA mixtures with contributors of different structured ethnic origins: A computer software. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2003, 117: 248-249.

    24. FUNG, W.K. User-friendly programs for easy calculations in paternity testing and kinship determinations. Forensic Science International, 2003, 136: 22-34.

    25. FUNG, W.K., WONG, D.M. and CHUNG Y.K. How well do STR loci perform in excluding paternity in relatives of the biologic father among immigration cases? Transfusion, 2003, 42: 982-983.

    26. HU, Y.Q., and FUNG, W.K. Interpreting DNA mixtures with the presence of relatives. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2003, 117: 39-45.

    27. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Evaluating Mixed Stains with Contributions of Different Ethnic Groups under the NRC-II Recommendation 4.1. Statistics in Medicine, 2002, 21: 3583-3593.

    28. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. The statistical evaluation of DNA mixtures with contributors from different ethnic groups. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2002, 116: 79-86.

    29. FUNG, W.K. Statistical analysis of forensic DNA: computational problems solved and to be solved (Keynote Speech). In ISI Satellite Meeting, International Conference on New Trends in Computational Statistics with Biometrical Applications. A Special Volume in Journal of the Japanese Society of Computational Statistics, 2003, 15: 15-26.

    30. FUNG, W.K., LEONG, K.L. and WONG, C.L. Chinese population data in Macau at nine STR loci. Forensic Science International, 2002, 126: 95-96.

    31. FUNG, W.K., YE, J., HU, L., ZHAO, X., LIU, B., WONG, D.M., LAW, M.Y. Allele frequencies for nine STR loci in Beijing Chinese. Forensic Science International, 2001, 121: 207-209.

    32. FUNG, W.K. Teaching statistics using forensic examples (Invited Paper). Bulletin of the 53rd Session of the International Statistical Institute, 2001, 183-186.

    33. FUNG, W.K., CHUNG, Y.K. and WONG, D.M. Power of exclusion revisited: probability of excluding relatives of true father from paternity. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2002, 116: 64-67.

    34. FUNG, W.K., LIU, Y., HOU, Z., TANG, H. and JIA, S. Chinese population data in Beijing at 3 STR loci-CSF1PO, HUMTH01, and TPOX. J. Forensic Sci., 2001, 46: 1000.

    35. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. The evaluation of mixed stains from different ethnic origin: general result and common cases. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2001, 115: 48-53.

    36. WONG, D.M., LAW, M.Y., FUNG, W.K., CHAN, K.L., LI, C., LUN, T.S., LAI, K.M., CHEUNG, K.Y. and CHIU, C.T. Population data for 12 STR loci in Hong Kong Chinese. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2001, 114: 281-284.

    37. LAW, M.Y., WONG, D.M., FUNG, W.K., CHAN, K.L., LI, C., LUN, T.S., LAI, K.M., CHEUNG, K.Y. and CHIU, C.T. Genetic polymorphism at three STR loci - CSF1PO, HUMTHO1 and TPOX, and the AMP-FLP locus D1S80 for the Chinese population in Hong Kong. Forensic Science International, 2001, 115: 103-105.

    38. FUNG, W.K., CHAN, K.L., MOK, V.K.K., LEE, C.W. and CHOI, V.M.F. The statistical variability of blood alcohol concentration measurements in drink-driving cases. Forensic Science International, 2000, 110: 207-214.

    39. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y.Q. Interpreting forensic DNA mixtures: allowing for uncertainty in population substructure and dependence. Journal of Royal Statistical Society, A, 2000, 163: 241-254.

    40. FUNG, W.K. and HU, Y-Q. Interpreting DNA mixtures based on the NRC-II Recommendation 4.1. Forensic Science Communications, (October 2000). Available at: www.fbi.gov/programs/lab/fsc/backissu/oct2000/fung.htm, 11pp.

    41. LEUNG, S.C., FUNG, W.K. and WONG, K.H. The identification of credit card encoders by hierarchical cluster analysis of the jitters of magnetic stripes. Science and Justice, 1999, 39: 231-238.

    42. FUNG, W.K. Testing linkage equilibrium on allelic data between VNTR loci. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 1997, 18: 172-176.

    43. CHOW, S.T. and FUNG, W.K. The comparison of the Hae III generated VNTR profiles of Chinese in Hong Kong and Singapore. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 1997, 18: 60-64.

    44. FUNG, W.K. Are convenience DNA samples significantly different? Forensic Science International, 1996, 82: 233-241.

    45. FUNG, W.K. 10% or 5% match window in DNA profiling. Forensic Science International, 1996, 78: 111-118.

    46. FUNG, W.K. Statistical issues in comparing random DNA samples. Forensic Science International, 1996, 78: 231-232.

    47. FUNG, W.K., WONG, D.M. and TSUI, P. Determination of both parents using DNA profiling. Jurimetrics Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 1996, 36: 337-342.

    48. FUNG, W.K. Tests on independence of VNTR alleles in DNA profiling for the Chinese population in Hong Kong. In Modelling and Prediction, Honoring Seymour Geisser. Edited by J.C. Lee, W.O. Johnson and A. Zellner. Springer, 1996, pp.294-304.

  5. Actuarial Science:

    1. FUNG, W.K. and XU, X.C. Estimation and robustness of linear mixed models in credibility context. Variance: Journal of the Casualty Actuarial Society, 2010, 2: 66-80.

    2. FUNG, W.K. and XU, X.C. Estimation of structural parameters in crossed classification credibility model using linear mixed models. (Invited paper) Compstat2008, Physica - Verlag: Heidelberg, 241-251.

    3. LO, C.H., FUNG, W.K. and ZHU, Z.Y. Structural parameter estimation using generalized estimating equations for regression credibility models. Astin Bulletin, 2007, 37: 323-343.

    4. LO, C.H., FUNG, W.K. and ZHU, Z.Y. Generalized estimating equations for variance and covariance parameters in regression credibility models. Insurance Mathematics and Economics, 2006, 39: 98-113.

  6. Psychometrics:

    1. KWAN, C.W. and FUNG, W.K. Influence curves for the factor loadings. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 2005, 58: 345-358.

    2. YUAN K.H., FUNG, W.K. and REISE, S.P. Three Mahalanobis-distances and their role in assessing unidimensionality. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 2004, 57:151-165.

    3. FUNG, W.K. and KWAN, C.W. Identifying influential observations for loadings in factor analysis In New Developments in Psychometrics, edited by H. Yanai, A. Okada, K. Shigemasu, Y. Kano and J.J. Meulman, 2003, pp.165-172, Springer, Tokyo.

    4. FUNG, W.K. and GU, H. The second order approximation to sample influence curve in canonical correlation analysis. Psychometrika, 1998, 63: 263-269.

    5. KWAN C.W. and FUNG, W.K. Assessing local influence for specific restricted likelihood: Application to factor analysis. Psychometrika, 1998, 63: 35-46.

    6. FUNG, W.K. and KWAN, C.W. Sensitivity analysis in factor analysis: difference between using covariance and correlation matrices. Psychometrika, 1995, 60: 607-614.

   PhD Students
 Kwan, C.W.(1998 graduated)Gu, H.(1998 graduated)
 Fu, B.(2003 graduated)Lee, K.W.(2005 graduated, joint with R. Broadhurst)
 Guo, W.(2006 graduated)Hu, Y.Q.(2007 graduated)
 Bai, Y.(2009 graduated)Zhou, J.Y.(2009 graduated)
 Chung, Y.K.(2011 graduated)Yang, C.T.(2011 graduated)
 Zang, Y.(2011 graduated)Zheng, X.Y.(2009 - )
 Xia, F.(2010 - ) 
 

   MPhil Students
 Tang, M.K.(1998 graduated)Tsang, T.S.(1999 graduated)
 Chan, K.L.(1999 graduated)Yang, C.T.(2003 graduated)
 Lo, C.H.(2005 graduated)Huang, D.W.(2007 graduated )
 Xu, X.C.(2008 graduated)Lin, E.L.(2008 graduated, joint with K.C. Yuen)
 Choy, Y.T.(2009 graduated)He, F.(2010 graduated)