Skip to Content

PhD Alumni 1990-1999

1999 Statistics PhD Alumni

Debjit Biswas  
Advisor:
Bruce Hill  
Dissertation:
Generalized Two-Color Urn Processes and Approximations
Last Known Position: Vice President, Piramal Enterprises Limited, Mumbai, India

 

Shao-Wei Cheng 
Advisor:
Chien-Fu Jeff Wu  
Dissertation:
Optimal Blocking Schemes and Projection Properties for Fractional Factorial Designs
Last Known Position: Associate Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

 

Xiaobin Dong  
Advisor:
Vijay Nair  
Dissertation:
Contributions to Statistical Process Control and Robust Parameter Design
Last Known Position: Director, Expedia, Inc. Seattle, WA

 

David Hunter 
Advisor:
Chien-Fu Jeff Wu and Kenneth Lange  
Dissertation:
Optimization Transfer Algorithms in Statistics
Last Known Position: Professor, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

Qing Shen  
Advisor:
Julian Faraway  
Dissertation:
Linear Models for a Functional Response
Last Known Position: Director of Statistical Analysis, Edmunds.com, Santa Monica, CA

 

Chuanguo Wang  
Advisor:
Vijay Nair  
Dissertation:
Modeling Temporally Dependant Ordinal Processes
Last Known Position: 

 

Chiu-Hsing Weng 
Advisor:
Michael Woodroofe  
Dissertation:
Very Weak Expansions for Sequentially Designed Experiments
Last Known Position: Professor, College of Commerce, NCCU, Taipei City, Taiwan

 

1998 Statistics PhD Alumni

Jinzhong Liao  
Advisor:
Vijay Nair and Julian Faraway  
Dissertation:
Inference for Linear and Nonlinear Calibration Problems
Last Known Position: Head of statistical group,  Eisai Woodcliff Lake, NJ

 

Qian Ye  
Advisor:
Chien-Fu Jeff Wu  
Dissertation:
Latin Hypercube Designs for Computer Experiments
Last Known Position: Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

 

1997 Statistics PhD Alumni

Julie Berube   
Advisor:
Vijay Nair and Chien-Fu Jeff Wu    
Dissertation:
Models, Analysis and Efficiency of Estimation for Robust Parameter Designs
Last Known Position: Statistics Manager, BD-Becton, Dickinson & Company, New York,NY

 

John Warner  
Advisor: Julian Faraway and Edward Roth  
Dissertation:
Exact Optimal Designs for Estimating the Minimum of a Quadratic Response Surface via Stochastic Programming.W E req met
Last Known Position: Director, Biostatistics, CHDI Foundation, New York, NY

 

Huaiqing Wu  
Advisor:
Chien-Fu Jeff Wu  
Dissertation:
Design, Modeling, and Estimation in Circular Measurement Error Models
Last Known Position: Associate Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

1996 Statistics PhD Alumni

Hong Lu   
Advisor:
Vijay Nair  
Dissertation:
Inference for Acceleration Transforms in Stress Testing with Applications toModels Based on Reliability Kinetics
Last Known Position: 

 

Mary Catherine Meyer  
Advisor:
Michael Woodroofe  
Dissertation:
Shape Restricted Inference with Applications to Nonparametric Regression, Smooth Nonparametric Function Estimation, and Density Estimation
Last Known Position: Professor of Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Meekyong Park  
Advisor:
Jiayang Sun  
Dissertation:
Inference in Projection Pursuit Regression
Last Known Position: Statisticians, Google, Mountain View, CA

 

1995 Statistics PhD Alumni

Chi Lo   
Advisor:
Bruce Hill  
Dissertation:
Bayesian Estimation of A Bounded Normal Mean
Last Known Position: 

 

Dongryeon Park 
Advisor:
Julian Faraway  
Dissertation:
Sequential Design for Nonparametric Regression With Binary Data
Last Known Position: Professor, Hanshin University, Osan, South Korea

 

Guoxing Soon  
Advisor:
Michael Woodroofe  
Dissertation:
Large Sample Theory of Empirical Distributions In A Window CensoringModel for Renewal Processes
Last Known Position: 

 

Sze-Man Tse    
Advisor:
Sandor Csorgo  
Dissertation:
Gaussian Approximations in The Random Truncation Model
Last Known Position: 

 

1994 Statistics PhD Alumni

Shou-Ren Lai      
Advisor:
Bruce Hill  
Dissertation:
Bayesian Nonparametric Survival Analysis for Finite Populations
Last Known Position: 

 

1993 Statistics PhD Alumni

Yousceek Jeong      
Advisor:
Robert Keener  
Dissertation:
Asymptotically Optimal Adaptive Designs in Factorial Experiments forQuality Improvement
Last Known Position: