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PhD Alumni 1990-1999

1999 PhD Alumni

Debjit Biswas  
Advisor: 
Bruce Hill  
Dissertation: 
Generalized Two-Color Urn Processes and Approximations
Last Known Position: Head, Development Operations, Pfizer, Chennai, India

 

Shao-Wei Cheng 
Advisor: Chien-Fu Jeff Wu  
Dissertation: 
Optimal Blocking Schemes and Projection Properties for Fractional Factorial Designs
Last Known Position: Assistant 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: Senior Director of Product Analysis, 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, National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan

1998 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: Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

1997 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 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 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 PhD Alumni

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

 

1993 PhD Alumni

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

1992 PhD Alumni

Mauro Gasparini
Advisor: Michael Woodroofe
Dissertation: Bayes Nonparametrics for biased sampling and density estimation. 
Last Known Position: Professor of Statistics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

1991 PhD Alumni

1990 PhD Alumni

Jyotirmoy Sarkar
Advisor: Michael Woodroofe
Dissertation: Bandit Problems with Covariates: Sequential Allocation of Experiments
Last Known Position: Professor, Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis