Faculty Research
  • Elif Acar: copulas and vines, nonparametric function estimation, statistical genetics
  • John Brewster (Professor Emeritus): experimental design, foundations of statistics, statistical decision theory, computer experimentation
  • Smiley Cheng (Professor Emeritus): statistical quality control, total quality management, order statistics, statistical inference, probability, lotteries
  • Katherine Davies: point processes, forest fire modelling, order statistics, censoring methodology, reliability
  • James Fu (Professor Emeritus): statistical inference, large sample estimation, Probability of Large Deviation, distribution theory of runs and patterns, boundary crossing probabilities, applications of probability, system reliability, computer-intensive statistical methods
  • Mohammad Jafari Jozani: Bayesian methods, computational statistics, nonparametric statistics, Statistical Learning, small area estimation, statistical modeling and computation for complex data, ranked set sampling, measurement error, Wind Energy
  • Brad Johnson: probability, stochastic processes, mathematical statistics, distribution theory of runs and patterns, sampling theory
  • Alexandre Leblanc: nonparametric function estimation, semi-parametric methods in regression, inference from sparse multinomial data, asymptotics, Bayesian methods, computational statistics, decision theory, copulas, robustness, Depth related methods
  • Brian Macpherson (Senior Scholar): statistical quality control, total quality management, sampling theory, data analysis
  • Saumen Mandal: optimal regression design, design of experiments, optimal response-adaptive designs, statistical inference, linear models
  • Yuliya Martsynyuk: Error-in-variables models, regression models, invariance principles and related limit theorems, self-normalized and Studentized partial sums processes, domains of attraction of normal laws, nonparametric change-point analysis, Gaussian processes
  • Zenaida Mateo: statistical computing, data diagnostics, regression analysis, educational statistics
  • Ken Mount (Senior Scholar): statistical consulting
  • Saman Muthukumarana: Bayesian methods, computational statistics, mark-recapture methods, statistics in sports, social network analysis
  • A. Thavaneswaran: inference for stochastic processes, prediction, filtering, smoothing, nonlinear time series, empirical financial time series modelling, survival analysis
  • Liqun Wang: nonlinear system identification, statistical inference and computation, Complex data models, measurement error, Monte Carlo methods, boundary crossing probabilities, first passage time, biostatistics, econometrics, environmetrics
  • Xikui Wang: Markov decision processes, bandit processes, adaptive clinical trials, biostatistics, mathematical finance
  • Po Yang: Design of experiments and biostatistics
  • Yanqing Yi (Adjunct Professor): statistical design and analysis for clinical trials, dependent data analysis, survival data analysis, stochastic modeling and Markov processes, statistical modeling and computation for complex data
Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Miroslaw Pawlak: “Nearest Neighbor Estimates for Nonlinear Time Series Systems” — Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Anthony Bonato — Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Interdisciplinary seminar: Lena Kourkoutis — Friday, December 1 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Yung-Ming Chang, Ph.D. (2002)

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)