# Past Graduates

Last Name | First Name | Awarded | Advisor | Thesis Title | Initial Placement |
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Pan | Lemeng | Aug 2016 | B. Kedem | Semiparametric Methods in Estimation of Tail Probabilities and Extreme Quantiles | Allergan Corp. |

Rankel | Peter | Aug 2016 | E. Slud/J. Conroy | Statistical Analysis of Text Summarization Evaluation | TBD |

Galagate | Douglas | May 2016 | P. Smith/J. Schafer | Causal inference with a continuous treatment and outcome: Alternative estimators for parametric dose-response functions with applications | US Census Bureau, Washington, DC |

Xue | Zhenyi | Dec 2015 | P. Lahiri | Bayesian Model to Estimate Inbreeding Coefficient for Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Collected from Complex Survey | |

Shen | Meiyu | May 2015 | E. Slud/E. Russek -Cohn | Statistical Methods in Bioequivalence Studies | Mathematical Statistician, FDA |

Tcheuko | Lucas | Dec 2014 | M. Freidlin/ L. Koralov | Asymptotic Problems for Stochastic Processes and Corresponding Partial Differential Equations | Mathematical Statistician, FDA |

Tian | Yue | Dec 2014 | P. Smith | Functional Principal Component Analysis with Application to Viewership of Motion Pictures | Data Analyst, Freddie Mac, VA |

Dayaratna | Kevin | Aug 2014 | B. Kedem | Contributions to Bayesian Statistical Modeling in Public Policy Research | Senior Statistician and Research Programmer, Center for Data Analysis, Heritage Foundation |

Ji | Ran | Aug 2014 | X. He/ A. Kagan | Semiparametric Threshold Regression Analysis for Time-to -Event Data | Principal Statistician, GlaxoSmithKline, PA |

Lee | Jong Jun | Aug 2014 | M. Freidlin/ S. Cerrai | Small Mass Asymptotics for Problems in Stochastic Differential Equations |
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Rochester |

Nam | Kijoeng | Aug 2014 | P. Smith/D. Dolgopyat | Dimension Reduction in Inverse Spline Regression | ORISE Post Doctoral Fellow, FDA/CBER/OBE |

Sotiris | Ekaterina | Dec 2013 | E. Slud/W. Bell | Outlier Modeling for Spatial Gaussian Random Fields | Senior Research Associate, Economic Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA |

Yan | Jin | May 2013 | P. Smith/M. Wedel | Reversible Jump Hidden Markov Model Analysis of Longitudinal Data with Medical Applications | Financial Economist, Fannie Mae, Washington, DC |

Zhou | Wen | May 2013 | B. Kedem | Out of Sample Fusion | Senior Statistician, Otsuka Inc., Rockville, MD |

Ha | Neung Soo | May 2013 | P. Lahiri | Post-Doc, NISS | |

Li | Jing | May 2013 | P. Smith | Analysis of Repeated Measures in the Presence of Missing Observations | |

Franco | Carolina | Aug 2012 | A. Kagan | Selected Problems in Multi-Sample Statistical Inference | U.S. Census Bureau |

Suntornchost | Jiraphan | Aug 2012 | E. Slud | Analysis of Models for Epidemiologic and Survival Data | Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand |

Li | Bo | Aug 2011 | P. Smith | Nonparametric Estimation and Testing of Interaction in Generalized Additive Models | Statistical Reviewer, CDER/Office of Biostatistics, FDA |

Voulgaraki | Anastasia | Aug 2011 | B. Kedem | Semiparametric Regression & Mortality Date Prediction | Manager-Special Projects, Liberty Mutual |

Sur | Ritaja | Dec 2010 | B. Kedem | Statistical Analysis of Eye Gaze Data | Statistician, Demandtec |

Tomasetti | Cristian | Dec 2010 | D. Dolgopyat/D. Levy | Detecting and Correcting Errors in Genome Assemblies | |

Li | Ziliang | Aug 2010 | E. Slud | Minimum Disparity Estimator for Continuous time Stochastic Volatility Models | Biometrician Biostatistics, Merck, NJ |

Tang | Min | Aug 2010 | E. Slud/R. Pfeiffer | Goodness-of-fit Tests for Generalized Linear Models | Research Fellow, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center |

Wang | Wen-Chyi | Dec 2009 | G. Yang | Regularized Variable Selection in Proportional Hazards Model Using Area under Receiver Operating Characteristic Criterion | Biostatistician, Human Genome Sciences, Rockville, MD |

Janicki | Ryan | Aug 2009 | A. Kagan | Statistical Inference Based on Estimating Functions in Exact and Misspecified Models | Mathematical Statistician, Census Bureau |

Kim | Hyejin | May 2009 | M. Freidlin | Asympototic Problems for Stochastic Processes and Related Differential Equations | IMA New Directions Postdoc, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Minneapolos, MN |

Song | Xin | May 2009 | P. Smith | A New Scheme for Monitoring Multivariate Process Dispersion | Senior Statistician, Capital One |

Spiliopoulos | Konstantinos | May 2009 | M. Freidlin | Asymptotic Problems For Stochastic Processes With Reflection And Related Partial Differential Equations | Prager Assistant Professor, Brown University |

Tang | Guojing | May 2009 | D. Madan/B. Kedem | Discrete Time Stochastic Volatility Model | Senior Quantitative Analyst, BG Group, Houston TX |

Mai | Yabing | May 2008 | E. Slud | Comparing Survival Distributions in the Presence of Dependent Censoring: Asymtotic Validity and Bias Correction of the Logrank Test | Biometrician, Merck Research Labs |

Yu | Tinghui | May 2008 | A. Kagan | Estimation Theory of a Location Parameter in Small Samples | Postdoc, SUNY-Binghamton |

Li | Huilin | Dec 2007 | P. Lahiri | Small Area Estimation: An Empirical Best Linear Unbiased Prediction Approach | NIH PostDoc |

Lu | Guanhua | Dec 2007 | B. Kedem | Asymptotic Theory in Multiple-Sample Semiparametric Density Ratio Models and Its Application to Mortality Forecasting | Sr. Statistician, Claim Department/Research, Travelers Companies, Hartford CT 06183 |

Min | Min | Dec 2007 | P. Smith | Asymptotic Normality in Generalized Linear Mixed Models | FDA |

Tate | Calandra | Dec 2007 | E. Slud, B. Dorr | An Investigation of the Relationship Between Automated Machine Translation Evaluation Metrics and User Performance on an Information Extraction Task | |

Ganesh | Nadarajasundaram | Aug 2007 | Slud/Lahiri | Small Area Estimation and Prediction Problems | Research Associate, National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS), US Dept. of Agriculture, Vienna, VA |

Wen | Shihua | Aug 2007 | B. Kedem | Semi-Parametric Cluster Detection | Research Statistician, R&D/Statistics, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL 60064 |

Wang | Shanshan | May 2007 | W. Jank/ P. Smith | Exploring and Modeling Online Auctions using Functional Data Analysis | Sr. Statistician, Modeling & Analytical Services, DemandTec, Inc. 1 Circle Way, Suite 200, San Carlos CA 94070 |

Chen | Zhiwei | Aug 2006 | M. Freidlin | Asymptotic Problems Related to Smoluchowski-Kramers Approximation | |

Guo | Haiming | Dec 2005 | B. Kedem | Generalized Volatility Model and a New Semiparametric Model to Calculate Value at Risk | |

Chen | Ru | Aug 2005 | E. Slud | Model Misspecification with Parameters of Increasing Dimension | Glaxo-Smith-Kline |

Chen | Te-Ching | Aug 2005 | P. Smith | Estimating Common Odds Ratio with Missing Data | Consulting Firm, Working for BLS |

Tsou | Hsiao-Hui (Sophie) | Aug 2005 | E. Slud | Factor Analysis of Cross-Classified Data | Post-Doc, Div. of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, National Health Research Institutes, TAIWAN |

Gagnon | Richard Edward | May 2005 | B. Kedem | Certain Computational Aspects of Power Efficiency and of State Space Models | |

Yang | Zhihui | May 2005 | M. Freidlin | Exit problems and stochastic resonance for a class of random perturbations | Tenure-Track Professor, Western Illinois University |

Cohen Freue | Gabriela | Dec 2004 | P. Smith | On Robustness in some extended regression models | PostDoc, Statistics Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. |

Jiang | Xiaoping | Dec 2004 | P. Smith | Nonparmetric Quasi -liklihood for Longtitudinal Data | FDA |

Cheng | Yang | Aug 2004 | E. Slud | Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Computation in a Random Effect Factor Model | Mathematical Statistician, United States Postal Service, Arlington, VA. |

Ren | Huaizhong | Aug 2004 | M. Freidlin | Autonomous Stochastic Perturbations of Hamiltonian Systems | Asst. Professor, Mathematics and Physics, The Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN |

Jackson | Monica Christine | May 2003 | E. Russek-Cohen | Spatial Data Analysis For Discrete Data On A Lattice | |

Wu | Yougui | May 2001 | G. Yang | Estimation in Genral Regression Models Based on Case-Control Family Data | Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612-Research Faculty |

Wright | George Wilford | Dec 2000 | E. Slud | Efficient Semi-parametric Estimation Via Finit Dimentional Likelihoods | Biometric Research Branch, National Cancer Institute -PostDoc |

Leifer | Eric | Aug 2000 | E. Slud | Optimal Two-Look Group Sequential Procedures | Office of Biostatistics Research, National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD |

Weems | Kimberly | Aug 2000 | P. Smith | On Robustness against Misspecified Mixing Distribution in Generalized Linear Mixed Models | |

Kozinstev | Boris | Aug 1999 | B. Kedem | Computations with Gaussian Random | Web Engineer-Block Financial Group, Cambridge, MA |

Hwang | Yi -Ting | May 1999 | G. Yang | Some Finite Sample Results in the Left-Truncation and Right-Censored Model | Biostatistician/Research Instructor-Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC |

Zhong | Zhenshao | May 1999 | G. Yang | Goodness-of-Fit Tests with Application to Lifetime Data | George Washington Univ. Biostatistic Center, DC |

Pfeiffer | Ruth | Aug 1998 | M. Freidlin | Statistical Problems for Stochastic Processes with Hysteresis | Fellow-National Cancer Insitute, Bethesda, MD |

Jeffries | Neal | May 1998 | B. Kedem | Logistic Mixtures of Generalized Linear Model Time Series | National Institutes of Health |

Chung | Yu-Fen (Carol) | Dec 1997 | P. Smith | A Central Limit theorem for Spatial Regression Based on Generalized Estimating Equations | Biostatistician-CDAC, Boston, MA |

De Oliveira | Victor | Aug 1997 | B. Kedem | Prediction in Some Classes of Non-Gaussian Random Fields | National Institute of Statistical Sciences, NC |

Kopylev | Leonid | Aug 1997 | E. Slud | On Estimation of the Marginal Survival Function in the Cox Model | National Institutes of Health |

Fokianos | Konstantinos | Aug 1996 | B. Kedem | Categorical Time Series: Prediction and Control | Post-doc, Ohio State |

Liu | Ning | May 1995 | R. Syski | Decomposition Theorems for Standard Processes | |

Tzavelas | George | Aug 1994 | A. Kagan | Parameter Estimation: Quasi-Likelihood, Generalized Linear Models, Semiparametric Models and Exponential Families | |

Xu | Jian-Lun | Aug 1993 | G. Yang | Nonparametric Estimation of a Distribution Function in Biased Sampling Models | Math. Dept., U. of Houston |

Chen | Gang | Aug 1992 | G. Yang | A Conditional Bootstrap Procedure and its Asymptotic Accuracy: A Nonparametric Approach | |

Karagrigoriou | Alexandros | Aug 1992 | C. Z. Wei | Asymptotic Efficiency of Model Selection Procedures in Time Series | |

Vonta | Filia | Aug 1992 | E. Slud | Efficient Estimation of a Structural Parameter in a Non-Proportional Hazards Model in the Two-Sample Problem | |

Carmona | Sara | May 1992 | M. Freidlin | A Large Deviations Principle and Wave Front Propagation for a Reaction-Diffusion Equation | |

Lopes | Silvia | Dec 1991 | B. Kedem | Spectral Analysis in Frequency Modulated Models | |

Pavlopoulos | Haralabos | Dec 1991 | B. Kedem | Statistical Inference for Optimal Thresholds | |

Troendle | James | Dec 1991 | B. Kedem | An Iterative Filtering Method of Frequency Detection in a Mixed Spectrum Model | NICHD, NIH |

Graubard | Barry | Aug 1991 | P. Smith | Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Complex Survey Data with Biomedical Applications | Nat. Cancer Inst., NIH |

Lee | Sangyeol | Aug 1991 | C. Z. Wei | Testing Gaussianality of Time Series | |

Perry | Elgin | Aug 1991 | E. Russek -Cohen | Distributional Properties of Parameters Derived from Leslie Matrix Models | |

Chen | Sy-Mien | Dec 1990 | P. Smith | Robust Tests in Statistical Quality Control | Math. Dept., Fu-Jen U., Taiwan |

Martin | Donald | Dec 1990 | B. Kedem | Estimation of the Minimal Period of Periodically Correlated Sequences | |

Koutsoukos | Antonis | Aug 1990 | E. Slud | Probabilities of Moderate and Large Deviations of Test Statistics and Estimators in the Presence of Nuisance Parameters | |

Wang | Wenyu | May 1990 | G. Yang | Statistical Inference for Aggregated Markov Processes | |

Guo | Meihui | Aug 1989 | C. Z. Wei | Inference for Nonlinear Time Series | |

Lee | Chin San | Aug 1989 | G. Yang | Parameter Estimation in Branching Processes with Application to Tumor Growth | |

Foster | Dean | Aug 1988 | G. Yang | Conditional Least Squares for Semi-martingales | Stat. Dept, Penn |

Myers | Margaret | Aug 1988 | P. Smith | Robustness of Design in Misspecified Logistic Regression | Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin |

Cai | Haiyan | May 1988 | R. Syski | On Reviving Markov Processes and Applications | Math. Dept., U of Missouri, St. Louis |

Donaldson | Ana | May 1988 | P. Smith | Nonparametric Estimation in a Survival/Sacrifice Experiment | |

Monsour | Michael | Aug 1986 | P. Mikulski | Optimality and Other Asymptotic Properties of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator in the First Order Autoregressive Process | |

Winnicki | Jan | May 1986 | C. Z. Wei | A Unified Estimation Theory for the Branching Process with Immigration | Statistics Dept., Columbia |

Chan | Ngai Hang | Aug 1985 | C. Z. Wei | Asymptotic Inference of Nonstationary Autoregressive Processes | Hlavaty Post-Doc, Indiana U. |

Chang | Myron | May 1984 | G. Yang | Nonparametric Estimation for Doubly Censored Data | Statistics Dept., U of Florida |

Reed | George | Dec 1983 | B. Kedem | Some Properties and Applications of Higher Order Crossings | |

Conner | Teresa | Dec 1981 | G. Yang | A Heteroscedastic Model Arising from Dependence Between the Mean and the Variance | |

Rosen | Julie Ann | Dec 1981 | R. Syski | The Fortet Integral with Respect to a Martingale | |

Lakatos | Edward | Dec 1978 | P. Smith | Undiminished Residual Effects Designs and Their Applications to Survey Sampling | US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development |

Rubinstein | Lawrence | Aug 1978 | G. Yang | Nonparametric Estimation of the Survival Function for Censored Data | Nat. Cancer Inst., NIH |

Fleming | Thomas R. | Dec 1976 | G. Yang | Non-Parametric Estimation for Non-Time-Homogeneous Markov Processes in the Problem of Competing Risks | Mayo Clinic |

Bushar | Harry | Aug 1976 | R. Syski | Continuous Parameter Markov Chains, Classification of Boundary Points and Use of Local Time | |

Harrington | David P. | Aug 1976 | R. Syski | Limit Theorems for Continuous Time Markov Branching Processes with Varying and Random Environments | Univ. of Virginia |

Kolmus | Peter | Aug 1975 | R. Syski | Extension Theorems for Choquet Capacities with Applications in Probability Theory | |

Wiener | Kenneth | May 1975 | P. Mikulski | Modified Approximate Efficiencies for General Location Problems | Montgomery College |

Wieand | Harry (Sam) | Dec 1974 | P. Mikulski | On a Condition under Which the Pitman and Bahadur Approaches to Efficiency Coincide | Univ. of Pittsburgh |

Archambault | William | Dec 1972 | P. Mikulski | On Bounds for the Asymptotic Power and on Pitman Efficiencies for the Cramer-von-Mises Tests | |

Brooks | Lowell | Jun 1970 | K. Daniel | Linear Programs for the Solutions of Discrete Dynamic Programming and Markov Renewal Programming Problems | |

Blake | Louis | Aug 1969 | R. Syski | The Preservation of Regularity of Conditional Probabilities | |

Yu | Chin-Shih | Aug 1969 | P. Mikulski | On Upper Bounds of Asymptotic Power and on Pitman Efficiencies of Kolmogorov and Smirnov Tests | |

Kalish | George | Jun 1969 | P. Mikulski | The Asymptotic Efficiency of the Smirnov Test | |

Schachtman | Richard H. | Aug 1968 | R. Syski | Stochastic Stieltjes Integrals | |

Kaplan | Harold | Jun 1967 | P. Mikulski | Large-Sample Tests of Expectations in the Presence of Nuisance Parameters |