Harry Sue Wah Joe

Prospective Graduate Students / Postdocs

This faculty member is currently not looking for graduate students or Postdoctoral Fellows. Please do not contact the faculty member with any such requests.


Research Classification

Research Interests

Statistics and Probabilities
copula construction
dependence modelling
extreme value inference
non-normal time series
parsimonous high-dimensional dependence

Relevant Degree Programs


Research Methodology

Statistics: modern multivariate statistics beyond multivariate normal and exponential family, estimating equations
Mathematics: probability (working with stochastic representations and asymptotics), linear algebra, logical reasoning for proofs.
Computing: numerical optimization and integration, simulation, pseudo-code, algorithms; R, C++, Fortran90 for scientific computing
Application areas such as statistical finance, insurance, psychometrics.

Great Supervisor Week Mentions

Each year graduate students are encouraged to give kudos to their supervisors through social media and our website as part of #GreatSupervisorWeek. Below are students who mentioned this supervisor since the initiative was started in 2017.


My supervisors are extremely supportive. Natalia is a wonderful supervisor as she has a level of emotional intelligence that I have not seen in most people. Both her and Harry have always put my goals at the forefront and helped me achieve them. Their doors have always been open to me and they have been extremely generous with their time and their advice. I have learned so much from working with them throughout my time in my master's program. It has been an immense pleasure and I look forward to having an opportunity to collaborate with them in the future.

Abdullah Farouk (2019)



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