(2017). Discussion of F. Caron and E. B. Fox, 'Sparse graphs using exchangeable random measures'. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 79, Part 5, pg. 1344.


(2014). A Bayesian Stochastic Model for Batting Performance Evaluation in One-Day Cricket. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports.


Conference Talks

A Bayesian Nonparametric Model for Community Discovery on the Bitcoin Transaction Network
July 29, 2018
Bayesian Community Discovery on the Bitcoin Blockchain
June 4, 2018
Poisson Process Infinite Relational Model
June 10, 2017

Other Work

Statistical Learning of Basketball Strategy: The Potential Field Approach

Poster Presentation
Yang Liu, Daniel Dinsdale, Seong-Hwan Jun, Creagh Briercliffe and Jeffrey Bone
The Cascadia Symposium on Statistics in Sports (2016)

Short CV


University of British Columbia Ph.D. in Statistics In progress
University of British Columbia M.Sc. in Statistics
Supervisors: Alexandre Bouchard-Côté & Paul Gustafson
University of Manitoba B.Sc. Joint Honours in Computer Science & Statistics
First Class Honours

Funding Awards

2016 — 2020 UBC Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF)
2016 — 2019 NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral (CGS D)
2015 — 2019 UBC Faculty of Science Graduate Award
2015 — 2016 NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS M)

Teaching Experience

  • T.A. UBC Department of Statistics
    • STAT 201 Statistical Inference for Data Science (2021)
    • STAT 300 Intermediate Statistics for Applications (2020)
    • STAT 200 Elementary Statistics for Applications (2020)
    • STAT 203 Statistical Methods (2014, 2016)
  • T.A. UBC Master’s of Data Science
    • DSCI 563 Unsupervised Learning (2018)
    • DSCI 553 Statistical Inference & Computation II (2018)
  • T.A. University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics
    • STAT 1000 and 2000 Basic Statistical Analysis I and II (2011-2014)


How to pronounce my first name

Think “cray” like crayfish, “Cray” like the manufacturer of supercomputers, or “Kray” like the notorious gangsters, Ronnie & Reggie Kray.