Alumni Ph.D.s in Statistics
Ph.D. Awardees and Advisors
2019

Jonathan Williams, “Topics in NonPenalized Inference.”

Advisor: Jan Hannig

Placement: North Carolina State University



Iain Carmichael, “Geometric Insights into Support Vector Machine Behavior Using the KKT Conditions.”

Advisors: Shankar Bhamidi and J.S. Marron

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Washington



Jianyu Liu, “Flexible GraphBased Learning with Applications to Genetic Data Analysis.”

Advisor: Yufeng Liu

Placement: Facebook



Zhengling Qi, “Learning Optimal Individualized Decision Rules with Risk Control.”

Advisor: Yufeng Liu

Placement: George Washington University


2018

Hyo Young Choi, “Scissor for Finding Outliers in RNAseq.”

Advisors: J.S. Marron and D. Neil Hayes

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Tennessee



Meilei Jiang, “Statistical Learning of Integrated Analysis.”

Advisor: J.S. Marron

Placement: Goldman Sachs



Siliang Gong, “Study on Correlations in Highdimensional Data.”

Advisors: Yufeng Liu and Kai Zhang

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Pennsylvania



Suman Chakraborty, “Dense Graph Limits and Applications.”

Advisors: Shankar Bhamidi and Andrew Nobel

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Michigan



Yifan Cui, “Treebased Survival Models and Precision Medicine.”

Advisors: Jan Hannig and Michael Kosorok

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania



Eric Friedlander, “MeanField Methods in Large Stochastic Networks.”

Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja

Placement: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Chicago



Dylan Glotzer, “Extreme Value Analysis, Nonlinear Random Oscillators, and Applications to Ship Motions in Irregular Seas.”

Advisor: Vladas Pipiras

Placement: Assistant Professor, Meredith College


2017

Xi Chen, “Dynamic Models of Asset Returns and Mortgage Default.”

Advisors: Chuanshu Ji and Eric Ghysels

Placement: Freddie Mac



Hyowon An, “Gaussian Centered Lmoments.”

Advisors: J.S. Marron and Kai Zhang

Placement: Postdoctoral research associate at UNC Lineberger Cancer Center



Kelly Bodwin, “Mining of Variable Associations.”

Advisors: Andrew Nobel and Kai Zhang

Placement: Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo



Jimmy Jin, “Scalefree Random Graph Dynamics.”

Advisors: Andrew Nobel and Shankar Bhamidi

Placement: Optimizely



John Palowitch, “Beyond the Stochastic Block Model: Community Detection for Complex Weighted Networks.”

Advisors: Andrew Nobel and Shankar Bhamidi

Placement: Google



Qunqun Yu, “Horizontal Variation, Curve Registration, Human Connectome Data.”

Advisors: J. S. Marron and Kai Zhang

Placement: JP Morgan Chase


2016

Dongqing Yu, “DataDriven Quality of Service Improvements in Hospitals.”

Advisors: Serhan Ziya and Haipeng Shen

Placement: JP Morgan Chase



Qing Feng, “Statistical Integration of Information.”

Advisors: Jan Hannig and J.S. Marron

Placement: Uber Technologies, Inc.



Ruoyu Wu, “Some Asymptotic Results for Weakly Interacting Particle Systems.”

Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja

Placement: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brown University



Guan Yu, “Flexible Supervised Learning Techniques with Applications in Neuroscience.”

Advisor: Yufeng Liu

Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo



Eunjee Lee, “Advanced Bayesian Models for Highdimensional Biomedical Data.”

Advisors: Hongtu Zhu, Joseph Ibrahim

Placement: Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan


2015

Stefanos Kechagias, “Bivariate longrange dependent time series models with general phase.”

Advisor: Vladas Pipiras

Placement: SAS



Di Miao, “ClassSensitive Principal Components Analysis.”

Advisors: J.S. Marron and Jason Fine

Placement: Bank of America



Patrick Kimes, “New Statistical Learning Approaches with Application s to RNASequencing Data.”

Advisors: J.S. Marron, Yufeng Liu and Neil Hayes

Placement: Roche Sequencing



Abhishek Pal Majumder, “Higher order Asymptotics of Generalized Fiducial Inference.”

Advisors: Amarjit Budhiraja and Jan Hannig

Placement: Postdoc: University of Copenhagen



James Wilson “Statistical Analysis of Relational Data: Mining and Modeling Complex Networks.”

Advisors: Andrew Nobel & Shankar Bhamidi

Placement: University of San Francisco



Jie Xiong, “Radial Distance Weighted Discrimination.”

Advisor: J.S. Marron

Placement: Wells Fargo Bank, Charlotte, NC



Wen Jenny Shi, “Bayesian Viral Sequencing Modeling & Covariance Estimation via Fiducial Inference.”

Advisor: Andrew Nobel

Placement: Postdoc: University of Colorado



Dong Wang, “Some Statistical Approaches to the Analysis of MatrixValued Data.”

Advisor: Haipeng Shen & Young KinhNhue Truong

Placement: Postdoc: Rutgers University



Yuying Xie, “Estimation of Graphical Models With Biological Applications.”

Advisor: Yufeng Liu & William Valdar

Placement: Michigan State University, Assistant Professor


2014
 Ritwik Chaudhuri, “NonGaussian semistable distributions and their statistical applications.”
 Advisor: Vladas Pipiras
 Michelle Miranda, “Bayesian Analysis of UltraHigh Dimensional Neuroimaging Data.”
 Advisors: Joseph G. Ibrahim and Hongtu Zhu
 Placement: Postdoc: University of Sao Paulo, Brasil Neuromathematics
 Advisors: Joseph G. Ibrahim and Hongtu Zhu
 Sunyoung Shin, “Contributions to Penalized Estimation.”
 Advisors: Jason Fine and Yufeng Liu
 Placement: Postdoc: University of WisconsinMadison
 Advisors: Jason Fine and Yufeng Liu
 Tao Wang, “Empirical Analysis of Sequential Models for Market Microstructure.”
 Advisor: Chuanshu Ji
 Placement: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
 Advisor: Chuanshu Ji
 Xuan Wang, “The Critical Scaling Window for Dynamic Random Graph Process”
 Advisors: Shankar Bhamidi and Amarjit Budhiraja
 Susan Wei, “Latent Supervised Learning and DiProPerm”
 Advisors: Michael R. Kosorok and J.S. Marron
 Placement: Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
 Advisors: Michael R. Kosorok and J.S. Marron
 Chong Zhang, “Flexible Classification Techniques with Biomedical Applications.”
 Advisor: Yufeng Liu
 Placement: University of Waterloo, Assistant Professor
 Advisor: Yufeng Liu
2013
 Petro Borysov, “Local Classification of Clinical Data”
 Advisors: J.S. Marron and Jan Hannig
 Placement: SAS Institute
 Placement: SAS Institute
 Advisors: J.S. Marron and Jan Hannig
 Jiang Chen, “Some Topics in Large Deviations for Stochastic Dynamical Systems.”
 Advisor: Shankar Bhamidi
 Wonyul Lee, “New Statistical Learning Methods for Multiple High Dimensional Datasets.”
 Advisor: Yufeng Liu
 Placement: Postdoc Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center
 Advisor: Yufeng Liu
 Xiaosun Lu, “Object Oriented Data Analysis of CellWell Structured Data and Statistical Analysis of Elastic Functions.”
 Advisor: J.S. Marron and Perry Haaland
 Placement: Quintiles
 Advisor: J.S. Marron and Perry Haaland
 Jeremy Sabourin, “LASSO Based Resample Model Averaging for Genetic Association Studies.”
 Advisors: Andrew Nobel and William Valder
 Placement: Postdoc, UNCChapel Hill, Genetics
 Advisors: Andrew Nobel and William Valder
2012
 Christopher Cabanski, “Statistical Methods for Analysis of Genetic Data.”
Advisors: J.S. Marron and D. Neil Hayes
Placement: Postdoc, Washington University, St Louis  Wenjie Chen, “Hemodynamic Response Function Modeling.”
Advisors: Haipeng Shen and Young Troung
Placement: Travelers, Hartford, CT  Jessi Cisewski, “Generalized Fiducial Inference for Normal Mixed Linear Models.”
Advisor: Jan Hannig
Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Statistics Department, Carnegie Mellon University  Robert Erhardt, “Approximate Bayesian Computing for Spatial Extremes.”
Advisor: Richard Smith
Placement: Wake Forest University, Mathematics Department  Soyoung Jeon, “MaxStable Process for Threshold Exceedancey in Spatial Extremes.”
Advisor: Richard Smith  Eric Lock, “Vertical Integration of Multiple High Dimensional Datasets.”
Advisors: Andrew Nobel and J.S. Marron
Placement: Asst. Prof. in Biostatistics at U. Minnesota.  Hongyu Ru, “Statistical Analysis of Financial Time Series and Risk Management.”
Advisors: Eric Ghysels and Chuanshu Ji  Dan Shen, “PCA Asymptotics & Analysis of Tree Data.”
Advisors: J.S. Marron and Haipeng Shen
Placement: Asst. Prof. at U. South Florida
2011
 Spencer Hays
Advisors: Haipeng Shen and Young Troung
Placement: Pacific Northwest National Lab, and then Asst. Prof. at Virginia Commonwealth U
 Hanwen Huang
Advisors: J.S. Marron and Yufeng Liu
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, and then Asst. Prof. in Biostatistics at teh U. Georgia  Sungkyu Jung, “High Dimension Low Sample Size Data Analysis and Asymptotics for Variables on Manifolds.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron and Mark Foskey
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh  Seon Joo Lee, “Independent Component Analysis on the Spectral Domain.”
Advisors: Haipeng Shen and Young Troung  Brian Lopes, “A Spatial Ridge Regression Approach to Inverse Models.”
Advisor: Richard Smith
Placement: Data Scientist, Choice Stream  Xin Liu, “Multiscale Diffusion Approximations for Open Queuing Networks in Heavy Traffic.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja
Placement: Postdoc, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota  Dominik Reinhold, “Asymptotic Behavior of Near Critical Branching Process and Modelling of Cell Growth Data.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja and M. Ross Leadbetter
Placement: Assistant Professor, Clark University  Baowei Xu, “Option Pricing in Random Field Models with Stochastic Volatility for the Term Structure of Interest Rates.”
Advisor: Chuanshu Ji
Placement: Goldman Sachs  Ying Yuan, “Statistical Analysis of SPD Matrices.”
Advisors: Hongtu Zhu and J.S. Marron
Placement: Researcher for St. Jude Children’s Hospital  Ruiwen Zhang
Advisors: Haipeng Shen and Young Troung
2010
 Changryong Baek, “Second Order Properties of Distribution Tails & Estimation of Tail Exponents in Random Difference Equations.”
Advisor: Vladas Pipiras
 Hongyuan Cao, “High Dimensional Statistical Inference With Applications To Genomics.”
Advisor: Michael Kosorok
 Feng Liu, “Statistical Analysis on Market Microstructure Models.”
Advisor: Chuanshu Ji  Seo Young Park, “Flexible MarginBased Classification Techniques.”
Advisor: Yufeng Liu  Xingye Qiao, “Weighted Distance Weighted Discrimination and Pairwise Variable Selection for Classification.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron and Yufeng Liu
Placement: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Binghamton University, State University of New York  Andrey Shabalin, “Detection of Low Rank Signals in Noise and Fast Correlation Mining with Applications to Large Biological Data.”
Advisor: Andrew Nobel
Placement: Postdoc in the Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2009
 Evangelos Evangelou, “Bayesian & Frequentist Methods for Approximate Inference in Generalized Lineour Mixed Models.”
Advisors: Richard Smith and Zhengyuan Zhu
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Bath.  Xuanyao He, “Statisticial Inferences for Correlated data Prediction, Estimation and Design.”
Advisors: Richard Smith and Zhengyuan Zhu
Placement: Visiting Professor, Purdue University.  Mihee Lee, “Deconvolution Estimation of a Mixture Distrib. w/ Boundary Effects Motivated by Mutation Distribution.”
Advisors: J. S Marron and Haipeng Shen
Placement: Wistar Institute.  Changwon Lim, “Robust Statistical Theory and Methodology for Nonlinear Models with Applications to Toxicology.”
Advisors: P.K. Sen and Shyamal Peddada
Placement: NIEHS, NIH.  Ying Lu, “Advances in Statistical Theory and Networks for Social Sciences.”
Advisor: Jianqing Fan  Daniel Samarov, “Analysis and Advanced Extensions of Canonical Correlation Analysis”
Advisors: J.S. Marron, Yufeng Liu and Alexander Tropsha
Placement: National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Fangfang Wang, “Statistical Analysis of Some Financial Time Series.”
Advisors: Eric Ghysels and Chuanshu Ji
Placement: University of Illinois at Chicago.
2008
 Travis Gaydos, “Data Representation/Basis Selection to Understand Variation of Function Valued Traits.”
Advisors: J.S. Marron and Joel Kingsolver  Tao Huang, “Continuous Optimization Approaches to the Quadrative Assignment Problem.”
Advisor: Jon Tolle
Placement: SAS Institute, Inc. Cary, N.C.  Chihoon Lee, “Long Time Stability & Control Problems for Stochastic Processing Networks in Heavy Traffic.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja
Placement: Assistant Professor, Colorado State University.  Vasileios Maroulas, “Small Noise Large Deviations for Infinite Dimensional Stochastic Dynamical Systems.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja
Placement: PostDoc. Fellowship/The Inst. of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota.  Suman Sen, “Classification on Monifolds.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron
Placement: Novartis  Elizabeth Shamseldin, “Asymptotic Multivariate Kriging/ Estimated Parameters with Bayesian Prediction.”
Advisor: Richard Smith  Jungyeon Yoon, “Contributions to Stochastic Volatility Models and Option Pricing.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja
2007
 Didier Gustavo, “On Operator Fractional Brownian Motions.”
Advisor: Vladas Pipiras.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Tulane University.  Jie Zhou, “High Dimensional Spatial Modeling of Extremes with Applications to United States Rainfalls.”
Advisor: R.L. Smith
Placement: Risk Modeler, ABS Consulting/EQECAT, Oakland, CA.  Ping Bai, “TemporalSpatial Modeling for fMRI Data.”
Advisor: Y. Truong/R.L. Smith
Placement: Risk Analyst at PayPal, San Jose, CA.  Xing Sun, “Significance and Recovery of Block Structures in Binary and RealValued Matrices with Noise.”
Advisor: A.B. Nobel
Placement: Research Associate, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, PA.  Myung Hee Lee, “Continuum Direction Vectors in High Dimensional Low Sample Size data.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.
Placement: Research Associate at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Xuxin Liu, “New statistical tools for microarray data and comparison with existing tools.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.
Placement: Postdoc at Harvard University.  Michele A. Trovero, “Effects of Aggregation on Estimators of LongRange Dependence.”
Advisor: Richard L. Smith.
Placement: Programmer, SAS.  Lingsong Zhang, “Functional Singular Value Decomposition and MultiResolution Anomaly Detection Method.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron, Haipeng Shen, Zhengyuan Zhu.
Placement: Postdoc at Harvard University, and then Asststant Professor at Purdue
2006
 Jeongyoun Ahn, “Geometrical Approches to High Dimensional, Low Sample Size Data Anaylsis.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Georgia.  Kevin Ross
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja.
Placement: Postdoc at Stanford University.  Yichao Wu, “Probability Approximations with Applications in Computational Finance and Bioinformatics.”
Advisors: Chuanshu Ji and Harry Hurd.
Placement: Postdoc at Princeton University, and then Assistant Professor at NCSU
2005
 Arka P. Ghosh, “Controlled Stochastic Networks in Heavy Traffic.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Iowa State University.  Francisco Chamu Morales, “Estimation of Maxstable Processes using Monte Carlo Methods with Application to Financial Risk Assessment.”
Advisor: Richard Smith.
Placement: Researcher, Bank of Mexico.  Stanislav Kolenikov, “A Modification of the EM Algorithm with Applications to SpatioTemporal Modeling.”
Advisor: Richard Smith.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Missouri.  Ivan PachecoSoto, “Cyclical Time Series with Squeezed Time.”
Advisor: Gordon Simons.
Placement: University of Zacatecas and the Monterrey Institute of Technology Campus in Zacatecas, Mexico.
2004
 John Fricks, “Biomolecular Motors and Diffusion Ratchets.”
Advisor: Amarjit Budhiraja.
Placement:NSF Postdoc 20042005, Department of Mathematics, UNC; Assistant Professor (2005), Penn State University.  Rima Izem, “Analysis of Nonlinear Variation in Functional Data.”
Advisor: J. S. Marron.
Placement: The Food and Drug Administration  Juhyun Park.
Advisor: J. S. Marron.
Placement: Assistant Professor at Lancaster University, UK.  Xiaohui Wang, “A ScaleBased Approach to Finding Effective Dimensionality.”
Advisor: J. S. Marron.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Virginia  Tao Huang,
Advisor: J. Fan
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Virginia.
2003
 Petrutza C. Caragea, “Approximate Likelihoods for Spatial Processes.”
Advisor: Richard Smith.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Iowa State University.  Haonan Wang, “Functional Data Analysis of Populations of TreeStructured Objects.”
Advisor: J. S. Marron.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Colorado State University.  Faheem Mitha, “Applications of Perfect Simulation from Continuous Distributions.”
Advisor: Chuanshu Ji.
Placement: Postdoc at Duke Univ. (Dept. of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics).  BeomSeok Lee, “Sequential Monte Carlo Methods in Computational Finance.”
Advisor: Chuanshu Ji.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama.
2002
 Dan Spitzner, “Regression Analysis, Inferential Alignment, and the FrenquentistBayesian Interface.”
Advisor: Richard Smith.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Virginia  Zhengjun Zhang, “Multivariate Extremes, MaxStable Process Estimation and Dynamic Financial Modeling.”
Advisor: Richard Smith.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin.  Xin Ge, “Bayesian Calibration of Stochastic Volatility Models in Computational Finance.”
Advisor: Chuanshu Ji.
Placement: Statistician and financial analyst at eBay.
 Guillaume Bonnet, “The Burgers Superprocess.”
Advisor: R. Adler.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.
 John Johnson, “The Association Schemes of Codes, Fractional Factorial Designs, and Block Struct.”
Advisor:I. Chakravarti.
Placement: Programmer, SAS.
 Kouros Owzar, “Association in Bivariate Survival and Roc Models for Correlated Biomarkers.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.
Placement: Duke Dept. of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
2001
 Hyemi Choi, “Central Limit Theory and Extremes of Random Fields.”
Advisor:M.R. Leadbetter.  Nicholas Locantore, “Elliptical Principal Component Analysis.”
Advisor: J. S. Marron.
Placement: Consultant, Insightful Corporation.
2000
 Anna Admirdjanova, “Topics in stochastic fluid dynamics.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.
Placement: Department of Statistics, University of Michigan (2000).  Amy Grady, “A higher order expansion for the joint density of the sum and the maximum with applications to the estimation of climatological trends.”
Advisor: Richard Smith
Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Statistical Sciences.  Runze Li, “Highdimensional modeling via nonconcave penalized liklihood and local likelihood.”
Advisors: J. Fan and J.S. Marron.
Placement: Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University.  Georgios Skoulakis, “Superprocesses over a stochastic flow.”
Advisor: R. Adler  Greg Spaniolo, “Rice’s formula and palm probabilities with applications to structural reliability.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter  Chunming Zhang, “Topics in generalized likelihood ratio test.”
Advisor: J. Fan
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin.
1999
 Robert Derr, “Statistical modeling of microstruture with applications to effective property computation in Materials Science.”
Advisor: C. Ji.
Placement: SAS  Jin Ting Zhang, “Smoothed functional data analysis.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron and J. Fan.
Placement: National University of Singapore
1998
 William Duckworth, “Codes, designs and distance.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Michael Marion, “Asymptotics for conditional Ustatistics with applications.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.
1997
 Amites Dasgupta, “Fractional Brownian motion: Its properties and applications to stochastic integration.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Martin S. King, “Local likelihood and local partial likelihood in hazard regression.”
Advisor: J. Fan.  Sheng Kuei Lin, “Test of significance when the data are curves.”
Advisor: J. Fan.  Pranab Kumar Mandal, “Topics in stochastic nonlinear filtering.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Aluisio De Souza Pinheiro, “Multiresolution analysis and applications in statistics.”
Advisor: C. Ji and B. Vidakovic.
1996
 Mark Farmen, “The smoothed bootstrap for variable bandwidth selection and some results in nonparametric logistic regression.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron and J. Fan.  ZhenWei Zhou, “Limiting behavior of the extrema of certain conditional sample functions and some applications.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.
1995
 LiShan Huang, “On nonparametric estimation and goodnessoffit.”
Advisor: J. Fan.  YoonTai Kim, “Parameter estimation in stochastic partial differential equations and WongZakai type theorems.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Elisabeti Kira, “Computational complexity of Markov chain Monte Carlo methods and an inhomogeneous extension of spatial Markov point processes.”
Advisor: C. Ji.  YiWen Ma, “On estimation of distortion in a binary symmetric channel.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  LiJian Yang, “Transformation – density estimation.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.
1994
 Amarjit Budhiraja, “Multiple stochastic integrals with applications to experimental designs.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  MingYen Cheng, “Curve estimation with boundary considerations.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron and J. Fan.  Steven Garren, “Parametric and nonparametric modeling of data using sampling algorithms.”
Advisor: R.L. Smith.  ZhanQian Lu, “Estimating Lyapunov exponents in chaotic time series with locally weighted regression.”
Advisor: R.L. Smith.  Seokhoon Yun, “Extremes and threshold exceedances in higher order Markov chains with applications to groundlevel ozone.”
Advisor: R.L. Smith.
1993
 Kamal Benchekroun, “Associationbalanced arrays with applications to experimental design.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Jason J. Brown, “A finite sampling plan, central limit theorem, and bootstrap algorithm for a homogeneous and isotropic random field on the 3dimensional sphere.”
Advisor: E. Carlstein.  Robert Lund, “Some limiting and convergence rate results in the theory of dams.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Shubhabrata Das, “Restricted canonical correlations.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Ming Zhang, “Adaptive statistical analysis of repeated measurements designs.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Peggy Lynne Seymour, “Selection procedures for GibbsMarkov random field texture models.”
Advisor: C. Ji.
1992
 David Baldwin, “Topics in the theory of stochastic processes taking values in the dual of a countably Hilbertian nuclear space.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Michael Sherman, “Subsampling and asymptotic normality for a general statistic from a random field.”
Advisor: E. Carlstein.  Jie Xiong, “Nuclear spacevalued stochastic differential equations driven by Poisson random measures.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.
1991
 Brian Aldershof, “Estimation of integrated squared density derivatives.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.  Maria Brooks, “Bandwidth selection methods for kernelestimators of the intensity functions of a nonhomogeneous Poisson process.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.  WenJene Ko, “A sequential clinical trials model for determining the best among three treatments with normal responses.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  Charu Krishnamoorthy, “Statistical analysis of boundaries: A nonparametric approach.”
Advisor: E. Carlstein.  Yingcai Su, “Sampling designs for estimation of regression coefficients and of a random process.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.
1990
 John I. Crowell, “On sequential estimation of the renewal function, optimal block replacement policies and fixedwidth confidence bands.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Michael R. Frey, “Capacity of the Poisson communication channel.”
Advisor: C.R. Baker.  S. Nandagopalan, “Multivariate extremes and estimation of the extremal index.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.  Prakash Patil, “Automatic smoothing parameter selection in hazard rate estimation.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.  JianJian Ren, “On Hadamard differentiability and Mestimation in linear models.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Wei Wu, “Heavy tailed models: Bootstrapping the sample mean and stable dependence structure.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis/E. Carlstein.
1989
 Karim Benhenni, “Sampling designs for estimating integrals of stochastic processes.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  IFeng Chao, “Capacity of Gaussian channels with jamming.”
Advisor: C.R. Baker.  Chih K. Chu, “Some results on nonparametric regression.”
Advisor: J.S. Marron.  Susan A. Murphy, “Timedependent coefficients in a Coxtype regression model.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Miguel Nakamura, “Transformations to symmetry in the transformbothsides regression model.”
Advisor: D. Ruppert.  Allen L. Roginsky, “On the central limit theorems for the renewal and cumulative processes.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Rajesh S. Selukar, “On estimation of Hilbert space valued parameters.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Arnold J. Stromberg, “Robust efficient estimation of nonlinear regression parameters.”
Advisor: D. Ruppert.
1988
 Christopher R. Palmer, “A clinical trials model for determining the best of three treatments having Bernoulli responses.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  Debapriya Sengupta, “Improved estimation in some nonregular situations.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Yin Yin, “Edgeworth expansion in tests concerning heteroscadisticity.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll.
1987
 Ernestine E. Kettl, “Some applications of the transformbothsides regression model.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll.  Mauro S. Marques, “A study of Lebesgue decomposition of measures induced by stable processes.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  MingTan Tsai, “Asymptotic optimality and distribution theory of nonparametric tests for restricted alternatives.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Xizhi Wu, “Bayes sequential testing: a direct and analytic approach.”
Advisor: G. Simons.
1986
 Marie Davidian, “Variance function estimation in heteroscedastic regression models.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll.  Randall D. Tobias, “The algebra of a multistratum design and the application of its structure to analysis.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.
1985
 Soren K. Christensen, “Linear stochastic differential equations on the dual of a countably Hilbert nuclear space with applications of neurophysiology.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Hans P. Hucke, “Estimation of continuous time Markov processes in a finitely additive white noise model.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Victor PerezAbreu, “Product stochastic measures, multiple stochastic integrals and their extensions to nuclear spacevalued processes.”
Advisor: G. Kallianpur.  Douglas G. Simpson, “Some contributions to robust inference for discrete probability models.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll/D. Ruppert.
1984
 Tailen Hsing, “Point processes associated with extreme value theory.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.  Byung Soo Kim, “Studies in multinomial mixture models.”
Advisor: B.H. Margolin.
 David Giltinan
Advisor:  Jacques St. Pierre
Advisor:  Leonard Stefanski
Advisor:
1983
 Edward Frees
Advisor:  Robert Smth
Advisor:  Patrick Crocket
Advisor:  John Morgan
Advisor:
1982
 Neil L. Gerr, “Exact Analysis of a Delayed Delta Modulator and an Adaptive Differential Pulsecode Modulator.”
Advisor: Stamatis Cambanis  John V. Castellana, “Nonparametric density estimation for stationary stochastic processes.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.  Paul P. Gallo, “Properties of estimators in errorsinvariables regression models.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll.  Kenneth J. Risko, “Binomial population selection procedures for fixed unequal sampling costs.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Chung Y. Suen, “On construction of balanced factorial experiments.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.
1981
 Catherine T. Burton, “Automorphism groups of balanced incomplete block designs and their use in statistical model construction and analysis.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Bruce J. Collings, “The negative binomial distribution: An alternative to the Poisson.”
Advisor: B.H. Margolin.  David A. Kikuchi, “An asymptotic expansion of the distribution of the weighteddifference classification criterion for discrimination of two and three multivariate populations.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Emily S. Murphree, “Transient cumulative processes.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Ying C. So, “Some aspects of sequential multiple comparisons.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Diane E. Wold, “On smooth estimation of the renewal density.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.
1980
 Muhammad K. Habib, “Sampling representations and approximations.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Ian W. Mc Keague, “Covariance operators and their applications in probability and information theory.”
Advisor: C.R. Baker.  John R. Schoenfelder, “Analysis of covariance matching.”
Advisor: D. Quade.
1979
 Vernon M. Chinchilli, “Rank tests for restricted alternative problems in multivariate analysis.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Gordon J. Johnston, “Smooth nonparametric regression analysis.”
Advisor: R.J. Carroll.  Donna K. Mc Clish, “On queues and stores with nonhomogeneous inputs.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Louis R. Moore, “Quantile estimation in regenerative processes.”
Advisor: G. Fishman.  Marva H. Moore, “Statistical analysis of changes in mortality patterns with references to actuarial functions.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Donna L. Watts, “Towards reconstruction of an unpaired random sample.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti/N.L. Johnson.
1978
 Joseph C. Gardiner, “Weak convergence of progressively censored likelihood ratio processes.”
Advisor: G. Simons/P.K. Semn.  Robert N. Rodriguez, “Superposition and approximation in renewal theory.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Carol B. Schoenfelder, “Random designs for estimated integrals of stochastic processes.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Johnny Y. Tsong, “Limiting behavior of certain continuous timeparameter stochastic processes and their applications.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.
1977
 Chin Fei Hsu, “Tests for finite mixtures of distributions.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Grady W. Miller, “Some results on symmetric stable distributions and processes.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Yong W. Nam, “A new generalization of James and Stein’s estimators in multiple linear regressions.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti/N.L. Johnson.  J.H. Vernon Watts, “Limit theorems and representations for order statistics from dependent sequences.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.
1976
 Hoi M. Leung, “Bounds and the evaluation of rate distortion functions.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Kiang Liu, “Distribution functions on partially ordered spaces.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  Carlos B. Segami, “Power series distributions, a dual class and some extensions.”
Advisor: G. Simons/N.L. Johnson.  S. Lynne Stokes, “An investigation of the consequences of ranked set sampling.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Joseph J. Walker, “Some statistical procedures based on distances.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson/I.M. Chakravarti.
1975
 Steel T. Huang, “Nonlinear analysis of spherically invariant processes and its ramifications.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Lynn Weidman, “Design and analysis of serial experiments.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Nicholas I. Fisher, “The theory of unbiased estimation for some nonparametric families of probability measures.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.
1974
 Charles H. Alexander, “Statistical tests based on the Levy and Prokhorov metrics.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  Jerren A. Gould, “Automata in environments.”
Advisor: E.J. Wegman.
1973
 Helen T. Bhattacharyya, “On some nonparametric estimations of scale and large sample distribution of sample median adjusted rank order statistics.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Nanak Chand, “Sequential tests of composite hypotheses.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Hylton I. Davies, “On the sequential estimation of a probability density function.”
Advisor: E.J. Wegman.  Colin E. Jeffcoat, “Some related queueing models with dependent service and interarrival times.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Alan J. Lee, “Some results in the theory of stochastic processes.”
Advisor: S. Cambanis.  Judith R. O’Fallon, “Discriminant analysis under truncation.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.
1972
 Antonio F. Gualtierotti, “Some problems related to equivalence of measures: Extension of cylinder set measures and a martingale transformation.”
Advisor: C.R. Baker.  Vinod P. Manglik, “On some binary search systems useful in the theory of random search.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Flavio W. Rodrigues, “Some structural relationships between weak convergence of probability measures and convergence in probability.”
Advisor: G. Simons.  N. Vijayaditya, “Combinatorial information retrieval schemes.”
Advisor: T.A. Dowling.
1971
 Sujit K. Basu, “Improved density versions of the central limit theorem.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Thomas M. Gerig, “Nonparametric estimation and testing procedures and multivariate twoway layouts.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Kalyan Dutta, “On the asymptotic properties of some robust estimators in certain multivariate stationary autoregressive processes.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Samuel M. Heft, “Spreads in projective geometry and associated designs.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.
1970
 David G. Kleinbaum, “Estimation and testing hypotheses for generalized multivariate linear models.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson/J. Grizzle.  Lawrence L. Kupper, “Optimal response surface techniques using applied statistics, Fourier series and spherical harmonics.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Frederick Six, “Residuals and nonstandard order statistics.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Raymond N. Sproule, “A sequential fixedwidth confidence interval for the mean of a Ustatistic.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  Edward W. Weissner, “Multiple branching processes on random environments.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.
1969
 James W. Cole, “Multivariate analysis of variance using patterned covariance matrices.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson and J. Grizzle.  Malay Ghosh, “Asymptotically optimal nonparametric tests for miscellaneous problems of linear regression.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen.  Prakash C. Joshi, “Some contributions to order statistics.”
Advisor: H.A. David.  Jon R. Kettenring, “Canonical analysis of several sets of variables.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  Robert L. Obenchain, “Rank tests invariant only under linear transformations.”
Advisor: P.K. Sen and N.L. Johnson.  Campbell B. Read, “On minimizing the risk in certain sequential tests for known or unknown costs.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.  K.V. Suryanarayana, “Contributions to partially balanced weighing designs.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.  Pierre Robillard, “Combinatorial problems in the theory of factorial designs and error correcting codes.”
Advisor: I.M. Chakravarti.
1968
 Jeffrey J. Hunter, “On the renewal density matrix of semiMarkov processes.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Gary G. Koch, “The design of combinatorial information retrieval systems for files with multiplevalued attributions.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  W. Kenneth Poole, “Some aspects of linear prediction in stationary time series.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Kempton J.C. Smith, “Majority decodable codes derived from finite geometrics.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  William E. Wilkinson, “Branching processes in stochastic environments.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.
1967
 Thomas A. Dowling, “Construction of codes for the Gaussian channel.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Richard M. Meyer, “Some Poissontype limit theorems for sequences of dependent `rare’ events, with applications.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  W. Michael O’Fallon, “A stochastic model for DNA synthesis.”
Advisor: H.R. van der Vaart and W.J. Hall.  Robert J. Serfling, “Contributions to central limit theory for dependent variables.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter.
1966
 Robert E. Bohrer, “On Bayes sequential design of experiments.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  J. George Caldwell, “Construction of variablelength errorcorrecting codes.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Jonathan D. Cryer, “Normal stochastic processes.”
Advisor: M.R. Leadbetter  Jamie J. Goode, “Asymptotically efficient competitors to the maximum likelihood estimators.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  David G. Herr, “Asymptotically optimal tests for an exponential family of distributions.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  David G. Hoel, “Properties of sequential tests when the conditions for standard approximate formulae are not satisfied.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.
1964
 Robert C. Burton, “An application of convex sets to the construction of error correcting codes and factorial designs.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Meckinley Scott, “A study of some singlecounter queueing processes.”
Advisor: P. Naor.  Ismail N. Shimi, “Inventory problems concerning compound products.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Gideon J. Van Zyl, “Inventory control for perishable commodities.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith/W.J. Hall.
1963
 Somesh Das Gupta, “Some problems in classification.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  M. Ross Leadbetter, “On the nonparametric estimation of probability densities.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Govind S. Mudholkar, “Some contributions to the theory of univariate and multivariate statistical analysis.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  Melvin R. Novick, “A Bayesian indifference procedure.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  Sudhindra Ray, “Some sequential Bayes procedures for comparing two binomial parameters when observations are taken in pairs.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  Charles D. Roberts, “An asymptotically optimal sequential design for comparing several experimental categories with a standard or control.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  William G. Warren, “Contributions to the study of spatial point processes.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.
1962
 John W. Adams, “Autoregressive models and testing of hypotheses associated with these models.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Sigmund J. Amster, “A modified Bayes stopping rule.”
Advisor: W.J. Hall.  Alan J. Gross, “On the construction of bursterrorcorrecting codes.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Yashawande S. Sathe, “Studies in certain types of nonparametric inference.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Jagdish N. Srivastava, “Contributions to the construction and analysis of designs.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  R. Emerson Thomas, “Preemptive disciplines for queues and stores.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.
1961
 Richard P. Bland, “A minimum average risk solution to the problem of finding the largest mean.”
Advisor: D.B. Duncan.  Alfred Descloux, “On the covariance between the number of offered and the number of overflow requests in systems with limited capacity.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Vrudhula Murthy, “On the general renewal process.”
Advisor: W.L. Smith.  Manibhai S. Patel, “Investigations on factorial designs.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.
1960
 Wadie F. Mikhail, “On the monotonicity and admissibility of some tests in multivariate analysis.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Dana E. Quade, “The asymptotic power of the Kolmogorov tests of goodnessoffit.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Wyman Richardson, “Asymptotic methods of evaluating integral a to infinity f(x)dx.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  E. Webb Stacy, “An estimate of correlation corrected for mathematics attenuation and its distribution.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.
1959
 Vasant P. Bhapkar, “Contributions to the statistical analysis of experiments with one or more responses.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Whitfield Cobb, “Studies in univariate and multivariate variance components analysis connected with sampling from a finite population.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Dwijendra K. RayChaudhuri, “On the application of the geometry of quadrics to the construction of partially balanced incomplete block designs and error correcting binary codes.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Donald L. Richter, “Twostage experiments for estimating a common mean.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.
1958
 Rolf Bargman, “A study of independence and dependence in multivariate normal analysis.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Earl L. Diamond, “Asymptotic power and independence of certain classes of tests on categorical data.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Norman R. Draper, “Investigation of response surface designs.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Roy R. Kuebler, “On the construction of a class of errorcorrecting binary signaling codes.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Richard F. Potthoff, “Multidimensional incomplete block designs.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.
1957
 Richard L. Carter, “New designs for the exploration of response surfaces.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Thomas G. Donnelly, “A family of sequential tests.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Ramanathan Gnanadesikan, “Contributions to multivariate analysis including univariate and multivariate variance components analysis and factor analysis.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Mohammad Iqbal, “On the classification statistic of Wold.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  Mohammed Siddiqui, “Distributions of some serial correlation coefficients.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  James W. Walker, “Optimal decomposition of a sample space for estimation based on group data.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.
1956
 Shanti S. Gupta, “On a decision rule for a problem in ranking means.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  William G. Howe, “Some contributions to factor analysis.”
Advisor: G. Nicholson.  Jon H. Mac Kay, “On the efficiency of certain tests for 2×2 tables.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Sujit K. Mitra, “Contributions to the statistical analysis of categorical data.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Joan R. Rosenblatt, “On a class of nonparametric tests.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  John W. Wilkinson, “Analysis of paired comparison designs with incomplete repetitions.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.
1955
 Donald L. Burkholder, “On a certain class of stochastic approximation processes.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Seymour Geisser, “On the exact distributions of certain statistics related to the mean square successive difference.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  William J. Hall, “Most economical multipledecision rules.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.
1954
 Isadore Blumen, “The estimation of the means of the multivariate normal distribution: Minimax solutions.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  K.C. Sreedharan Pillai, “On some distribution problems in multivariate analysis.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Koduvayur Ramachandran, “On certain tests and the monotonicity of their powers.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Morris Skibinsky, “Some properties of a Bayes twostage test for the mean.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Jacques St. Pierre, “Distribution of linear contrasts of order statistics.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Kiron C. Seal, “On a class of decision procedures for ranking means.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  William A. Thompson, “On the ratio of variances in the mixed incomplete block model.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.
1953
 James F. Hannan, “Asymptotic solutions of compound decision problems.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Tadepalli Narayana, “Sequential procedures in probit analysis.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  James Pachares, “On the distribution of quadratic forms.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Paul N. Somerville, “Some problems of optimum sampling.”
Advisor: N.L. Johnson.
1952
 Willard H. Clatworthy, “Partially balanced incomplete block designs with r < k.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Meyer Dwass, “On the large sample power of certain rank order tests.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.  Sudhish G. Ghurye, “Some problems in the theory of stochastic difference equations.”
Advisor: H. Robbins.
1951
 William S. Connor, “The structure of balanced incomplete block designs and the impossibility of certain unsymmetrical cases.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Gopinath Kallianpur, “Some topics in the theory of stochastic processes.”
Advisor: H. Robbins.  Ingram Olkin, “On distribution problems in multivariate analysis.”
Advisor: S.N. Roy.  Milton E. Terry, “Some rank order tests which are most powerful against specific parametric alternatives.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.
1950
 R. Raj Bahadur, “On a class of decision problems in the theory of R populations.”
Advisor: H. Robbins.  Kenneth A. Bush, “Orthogonal arrays.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Max Halperin, “Estimation in truncated sampling processes.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  Sharad C. Shrikhande, “Construction of partially balanced designs and related problems.”
Advisor: R.C. Bose.  Shantilal A. Vora, “Bounds on the distribution of chisquare.”
Advisor: W. Hoeffding.
1949
 Ralph A. Bradley, “Sampling distribution for nonnormal inverses.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  Uttam Chand, “On certain composite hypotheses concerning regression coefficients and means.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.
1948
 Dwarka N. Nanda, “Some contributions to the theory of multivariate analysis.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.  George E. Nicholson, “The application of a regression equation to a new sample.”
Advisor: H. Hotelling.