2019

Jiang, Xiaodong: Selected topics in network data analysis and phylogenetics
Adviser: Ji and Liu
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, Facebook

Ross, Richard: TBA
Adviser: Lazar and Seymour
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. of Virginia

Samaddar, Arunava: Statistical learning methods for group analysis in FMRI data
Adviser: Park
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, CoinTribe

Xie, Rui: Sampling for streaming data
Adviser: Sriram and Zhong
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. of Central Florida

Zhu, Jiankun: Divisive hierarchical clustering for interval-valued data
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: TBA, TBA

Zhang, Xinlian: Subsampling and integrating modeling uncertainty in statistical analysis
Adviser: Zhong and Datta
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

2018

Cai, Yaotong: Symbolic data analysis: statistical inference on interval-valued data regression
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, Liberty Mutual

Moon, Chul: Statistical inference and learning for topological data analysis
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist U.

Pan, Wenhao: Model-based clustering with application of copulas for symbolic data
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Associate, Wells Fargo

Liu, Yiwen: Dimension reduction and multisource fusion for big data with applications in bioinformatics
Adviser: Zhong
Initial Job Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, U. of Arizona

Sun, Xiaoxiao: Nonparametric methods for big and complex datasets under a reproducing kernel Hilbert space framework
Adviser: Ma
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. of Arizona

Xing, Xin: Statistical methods with applications in epigenomics, metagenomics and neuroimaging
Adviser: Zhong
Initial Job Placement: Postdoc, Harvard U.

Zhang, Wei: Optimal designs for the panel mixed logit model
Adviser: Stufken and Mandal
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, Sprint

2017

Hasan, Mohamad: Optimal p-value weighting with independent information
Adviser: Schliekelman
Initial Job Placement: Biostatistician, Johnson and Johnson

Bedoui, Adel: Bayesian empirical likelihood for linear regression and penalized regression
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Senior Analyst, Liberty Mutual

Cao, Sha: Towards understanding the interplay between cellular stresses and cancer development
Adviser: Xu
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Indiana U.

Cobb, Stacy: Optimizing parameters for qtl mapping study designs using next generation sequencing data
Adviser: Schliekelman
Initial Job Placement: Biostatistician, Duke Clinical Research Institute

Ionan, Alexei: Bayesian framework for developing and evaluating medical screening tests for early disease detection with applications in oncology
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Mathematical Statistician, US Food and Drug Administration

Lyford, Alex: Investigating undergraduate student understanding of graphical displays of quantitative data through machine learning algorithms
Adviser: Kaplan
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, Middlebury College

2016

Tong, Hao: Identifying and understanding repetitive patterns in prokaryotic DNA sequences
Adviser: Schliekelman
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, Workday

Wang, Li-Yu (Nick): Regularized aggregation approaches for complex data
Adviser: Park
Initial Job Placement: Statistician, State Farm

Chen, Xianyan: Nonlinear constrained optimization in R and its application for sufficient dimension reduction and variable selection
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: SCC Associate Director, U. of Georgia

Martin, Jacob: Topics in zero-inflated count regression: coefficients of determination and marginal models
Adviser: Hall
Initial Job Placement: Lecturer, U. Vermont

Hu, Hejiao: A waiting time approach for a disability model
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Vice President, CitiBank

Liu, Fei: Cluster analysis for symbolic interval data using linear regression method
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Vice President, Bank of America

Qiu, Debin: Grouped variable screening for ultrahigh dimensional data under linear model
Adviser: Ahn
Initial Job Placement: Risk Analyst, JPMorgan Chase

Yan, Zhen: A Birth and Death Model for RNA-Seq Data Analysis
Adviser: Liu
Initial Job Placement: Principal Analyst, Liberty Mutual

Wang, Yuanwen (Chuck): Sufficient dimension folding, variable selection, and its inference
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Machine Learning Engineer, Apple

Zhao, Jing: A probabilistic model for gene family evolution
Adviser: Liu
Initial Job Placement: Biostatistician, Sanford Health

2015

Kim, Sangjin: Prioritizing hypothesis tests for high throughput data with multiple testing methods
Adviser: Schliekelman
Initial Job Placement: Statistical Bioinformatician, University of Texas at El Paso

Wang, Shiyao: Estimating equations for fitting linear regression models describing the impact of partially-observed time-varying predictors on patterns of weight change among participants seeking to lose weight using ecological momentary assessment data
Adviser: Rathbun
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Modeler, Citigroup

Zhuang, Yuan: Time series clustering using copula-based higher order Markov process
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Modeler, Wells-Fargo

Jaeger, Adam: Composite empirical likelihood: a derivation of multiple non-parametric likelihoods
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Postdoc, SAMSI/Duke

Liao, Lina: Developments of regularized approaches in non-standard paradigm
Adviser: Park
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Associate, Wells-Fargo

Sheng, WenHui: Sufficient dimension reduction and variable selection via distance covariance
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia

Tan, Xijue: Optimal designs for generalized linear models
Adviser: Stufken
Initial Job Placement: Senior Statistician, Capitol One

Wang, GuanNan: High/ultra-high dimensional single-index models
Adviser: Wang and Reeves
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, College of William & Mary

Wu, Wenbo: Stable and pseudo sufficient dimension reduction
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. Oregon Bus.Sch

2014

Hu, Linwei: Optimal design of experiments
Adviser: Stufken
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Analytics Consultant, Wells-Fargo

Tang, Jin: Generalized quasi-likelihood ratio test for semiparametric analysis of covariance models in longitudinal data
Adviser: Li
Initial Job Placement: Statistical Modeling Analyst, Pactera

Addo, Sandra: TBA
Adviser: Ahn and Dobbin
Initial Job Placement: Postdoc, Emory

Chakraborty, Adrijo: Hierarchical Bayesian methods for survey sampling and other applications
Adviser: Datta and Mandal
Initial Job Placement: Statistician, NORC U. of Chicago

Chen, Yi: Symbolic data regression and clustering methods
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Senior Consultant, Traveler's Insurance

Tuglo, Emmanuel: Analysis of univariate and multivariate longitudinal data with censored and missing response with complex covariance structure
Adviser: Hall
Initial Job Placement: Senior Statistician, State Farm

Hilafu, Haileab: On dimension reduction and feature selection in high dimensions
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. Tennessee

Samadi, Yaser: Matrix time series analysis
Adviser: Billard
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois U.

Zhang, Nan: Hilbert-Schmidt Independence Criterion in sufficient dimension reduction and feature screening
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Decision Analyst, JP Morgan Chase

2013

Lee, JinAe: Functional magnetic resonance imaging data clustering
Adviser: Park
Initial Job Placement: Biostatistician, Nat'l Medical Ctr

Lee, Jung Ae: Sample integrity in high dimensional data
Adviser: Ahn
Initial Job Placement: Postdoc, Washington U.

Wu, Hsin-Ping: Locally optimal designs for generalized linear models with a single-variable quadratic polynomial predictor
Adviser: Stufken
Initial Job Placement: Quantitative Analyst, State Street Corp

Brown, Andrew: Bayesian multiple testing under dependence with application to functional magnetic resonance imaging
Adviser: Datta and Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, Clemson U.

Liu, XinYu: Sample size determination in multi-class classification and prediction based on single-nucleotide polymorphisms
Adviser: Sriram
Initial Job Placement: Statistical Geneticist, Monsanto

Sun, Lin: Bayesian factor analysis for fMRI data
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Biostatistician, Becton Dickinson

Bartlett, Andrew: Extreme value estimators for various non-negative time series with heavy-tail innovations
Adviser: McCormick
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois U.

Kulvanich, Nat: Mixture Poisson point process: assessing heterogeneity in EMA analysis
Adviser: Rathbun
Initial Job Placement: Lecturer, Commerce and Accountancy Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

2012

Askew, Ashley: Numerical optimization and Empty Set Problem in application of empirical likelihood methods
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Postdoc, UGA Forestry

Xu, Kun: TBA
Adviser: Ying Xu
Initial Job Placement: Data Scientist, Baidu

Xue, YiJie: Applications of empirical likelihood to nonresponse problem and changepoint detection
Adviser: Lazar
Initial Job Placement: Statistical Modeler, LexisNexis

Xue, Yuan: Sufficient dimension folding theory and methods
Adviser: Yin
Initial Job Placement: Assistant Professor, U. Int'l Bus & Econ, Beijing