J. (Junfeng) Wang Assistant Professor
- Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
Junfeng Wang studied Statistics at Renmin University of China, Beijing, from 2004 to 2008. Upon completing his Bachelor degree in June 2008, he joined Deloitte China as a consultant in Risk Advisory and worked there for two years. During this period, he was involved in several projects on credit risk model development in leading Chinese banks, and he developed an interest in predictive modelling. In 2010, he proceeded to the Netherlands to pursue a Master degree in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science at Tilburg University. After graduation, he continued his career in financial risk management in ING Bank, Model Validation team, in Amsterdam. In November 2012, he began his PhD study in Biostatistics, at the department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, in the Biomarker and Test Evaluation (BiTE) group lead by Prof. dr. Patrick Bossuyt. His research was focused on statistical methods in evaluating medical tests, biomarkers and prediction models. In the forth year of his PhD (2016), he got an opportunity to work one year for Rabobank, in Utrecht, to keep his knowledge in finance and risk management up-to-date. In October 2017, he defended his thesis "Evaluating medical tests and biomarkers: In primary studies and systematic reviews" and got the PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from University of Amsterdam.