Faculty Expertise

The department has faculty with wide-ranging research experience and diverse interests.  An overview is presented below.

Haim Bar Associate Professor; High dimensional data, bioinformatics, statistical modeling, model selection
Kun Chen Associate Professor; Dimension Reduction, Variable Selection, Multivariate Analysis, Statistical Computing, Statistical Ecology, Environmental Statistics, Bioinformatics, Public Health Applications
Ming-Hui Chen Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor; Bayesian Statistical Methodology, Bayesian Computation, Categorical Data Analysis, DNA Microarray Data Analysis, Missing Data Analysis (EM, MCEM, and Bayesian), Monte Carlo Methodology, Prior Elicitation, Statistical Methodology for Prostate Cancer Data, Statistical Modeling, Survival data analysis, and Variable Selection
Zhiyi Chi Professor; Applied Probability, Stochastic Processes, Large Deviations
Dipak Dey Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor; Bayesian Analysis, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Statistics, Decision Theory, Environmental Statistics, Multivariate Analysis, Optics, Reliability and Survival Analysis, Statistical Shape Analysis, Statistical Genetics
Joseph Glaz Professor; Applied Probability, Geometrical Probability, Probability Approximations, Probability Inequalities, Parametric Bootstrap, Sequential Analysis, Simultaneous Inference
Yuwen Gu Assistant Professor;  High-dimensional statistical analysis, variable selection, model combination, nonparametric statistics, and large-scale optimization
Ofer Harel Professor; Methods for Handling Incomplete Data, Causal Inference, Verification Bias, Longitudinal Studies, Bayesian Methods, Sampling Techniques, Mixture Models, Latent Class and Latent Transition Analysis, and Statistical Consulting
Tania B.huedo-medina Associate Professor; Meta-analysis, biostatistics, multilevel analysis, structural equation modeling, and mediation analysis
Emmy Karim Assistant Professor; Applied Statistics, Demography, Fiducial Inferences, Sampling
Lynn Kuo Professor; Bayesian Computation, Survival Analysis, Nonparametric Bayesian Statistics, Software Reliability, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survey Sampling, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
Victor Hugo Lachos Professor; Linear/Non Linear Mixed-Effects Models, Generalized Linear Mixed Models, Skew-elliptical/Elliptical distributions, Time Series, Measurement error models, Semiparametric Models, Censored Regression Models, Spatial Models, Augmented Models
Suman Majumdar Associate Professor; Metrization of Weak Convergence, posterior asymptotics, psychometry, inference in SDEs
Nitis Mukhopadhyay Professor; Survey sampling, environmental sampling, clinical trails, and multivariate data analysis
Vladimir Pozdnyakov Professor; Limit Theorems, Sequential Analysis, Mathematical Finance, Occurrence of Patterns
Nalini Ravishanker Professor; Time Series modeling, Times-to-events Analysis, Inference for Stable Processes, Signal Processing, Simultaneous Inference Procedures, Statistical Methods in Actuarial Science, Marketing, Environmental Engineering and Transportation Engineering
Elizabeth Schifano Associate Professor; Biostatistics, Statistical Genomics, High-dimensional Data Analysis, Variable Selection
Rick Vitale Professor; Convex-geometric methods in probability and statistics, stochastic geometry, inequalities
HaiYing Wang Associate professor; Incomplete data analysis, Model selection and model averaging, Nonparametric and semi-parametric regression, Optimum experimental design, Sub-sample methods for big data
Xiaojing Wang Associate Professor; Bayesian Modeling, Latent Variable Models and Item Response Models, State Space Models and Time Series Data Analysis, Gaussian Processes, Subgroup Analysis and Model Selection
Jun Yan Professor; Dynamic Survival Models, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Spatial Statistics, Estimating Functions, Statistical Computing, Biostatistics, Public Health Applications, Econometrics
Yuping Zhang Associate Professor; Statistical and computational methods to address scientific problems in genomics, systems biology, and complex diseases
Yao Zheng Assistant Professor; Time Series Analysis, High Dimensional Statistics, Econometrics