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Statistics



Graduate Students



 Rajasekhar Anguluri

Rajasekhar Anguluri 

2013 B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India

Research Interest: Cyber Physical Systems Security, Stochastic Systems Control

Degree Objective: M.S.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen  

Website: https://arajasekhar.weebly.com

Mr. Anguluri may be reached by email at: rajasekhar.anguluri@email.ucr.edu

 
Deepak Bastola

Deepak Bastola

2013 B.S. Mathematics, Texas A&M University, TX
2013 B.S. Physics, Texas A&M University, TX
2015 M.S. Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Research Interests: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, Bayesian Computation, Machine Learning

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: James Flegal 

Mr. Bastola may be reached by email at: deepak.bastola@email.ucr.edu

 
 Tyler Brannon

Michael (Tyler) Brannan

2014 B.S. Mathematics, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
2014 B.A. Physics, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

Research InterestsSurvival Analysis, Clustering, Bayesian Statistics

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Yehua Li

Mr. Brannan may be reached by email at michael.brannan@email.ucr.edu

 
 Lauren Cappiello

Lauren Cappiello

2016 B.S. Statistics, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

Research Interests: Clinical Trials, Causal Inference, Treatment Effect Calibration

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Zhiwei Zhang

Research Website: www.linkedin.com/in/lauren-cappiello/ 

Ms. Cappiello may be reached by email at: lauren.cappiello@email.ucr.edu

 
 austin

Austin Chi

2017 B.A. Economics and B.S. Statistics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Research Interests: TBA

Degree Objective: M.S.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen 

Mr. Chi may be reached by email at: austin.chi@email.ucr.edu

 
Arnab

 Arnab Chowdhury

2009 B.S. Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
2011 M.S. Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Research Interests: Probability Models, Statistical Inferences, Multivariate Analysis, Stochastic Process

Degree Object: Ph. D.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Mr. Chowdhury may be reached by email at: arnab.chowdhury@email.ucr.edu

 
 Michael Dang

Michael Dang

2016 B.S. Mathematics for Secondary School, University of California, Riverside, CA  

Research Interests: Distributions, Experimental Design, General Statistical Modeling, Multivariate Models, Time Series Models

Degree Objective: Ph. D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen 

Mr. Dang may be reached by email at: michael.dang@email.ucr.edu

 
 Dylan Friel

Dylan Friel 

2016 B.S. Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, PA
2017 M.A. Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Research Interests: General Statistics, Multivariate Models

Degree Objective: Ph. D. 

Major Professor: Not yet chosen   

Mr. Friel may be reached by email at: dylan.friel@email.ucr.edu

 
Wenchuan

Wenchuan Guo

2012 B.S. Statistics, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
2014 M.S. Applied Math, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Duluth, MN

Research Interests: Semiparametric

Degree Objective: Ph. D. 

Major ProfessorShujie Ma

Mr. Guo may be reached by email at: wenchuan.guo@email.ucr.edu

 
 Suyeon Kang

Suyeon Kang

2014 B.S.C.  Economics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2014 B.S. Statistics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2017 M.S. Statistics,  Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Research Interests: TBA

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen  

Ms. Kang may be reached by email at: suyeon.kang@email.ucr.edu

 
Luke

Luke Klein

2008 B.A. Liberal Studies with concentration in Business Administration, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA

Research Interests:  Clinical Trials and study design

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Mr. Klein may be reached by email at: luke.klein@email.ucr.edu

 
 

Rebecca Kurtz 

2017 B.S. Statistics, University of California, Davis
2018 M.S. Statistics, Ball State University, Indiana

Research Interests:  Machine Learning and Data Mining

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Ms. Kurtz may be reached by email at: rebecca.kurtz@email.ucr.edu

 
 

Chen Li

 

Research Interests:  TBA

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Mr. Li may be reached by email at: chen.li@email.ucr.edu

 
 Huiling Liu

Huiling Liu

2014 B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
2016 M.A. Statistics, Columbia University, New York Cirty, New York

Research Interests: Bioinformatics

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Wenxiu Ma

Ms. Liu may be reached by email at: huiling.liu@email.ucr.edu

 
 Ming

Mingming Liu

2013 B.S. Information and Computing Science, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, PRC

Research Interests: Subgroup Analysis

Degree Objective: Ph.D. 

Major Professor: Sujie Ma 

Ms. Liu  may be reached by email at: mingming.liu002@email.ucr.edu

 
 Ying Liu

Ying Liu

2011 B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Wuhan University, Hubei Province, China
2015 M.A. Finance Engineering, Wuhan University, Hubei Province, China

Research Interests:  TBA

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Not yet chosen 

Ms. Liu may be reached by email at: ying.liu@email.ucr.edu

 
 

Ruihan Lu

2015 M.S. Business Intelligence and Analytics, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
2013 B.S. Information and Computing Science, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics , China

Research Interests: Longitudinal Data, Biostatistics

Degree Objective: Ph. D.

Major Professor: Yehua Li 

Ms. Lu may be reached by email at: ruihan.lu@email.ucr.edu

 
 Bradley Lubich

Bradley Lubich 

2017 B.S. Statistics, California Polytech State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Research Interests: Nonparametric Modeling

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Not yet chosen 

Mr. Lubich may be reached by email at bradley.lubich@email.ucr.edu

 
 Liduo Luo

Liduo Luo

2015 B.A. Finance, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Peoples Repbulic of China

Research Interests: TBA

Degree Objective: M.S

Major Professor: Weixin Yao

Ms. Luo  may be reached by email at: liduo.luo@email.ucr.edu

 

 

 Po Yao Niu

Po-Yao Niu

2010 B.S. Mathematics, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan
2014 M.A. Statistics, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan

Research Interests: Dimension Reduction, Data Mining, Visualization

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen  

Ms. Niu may be reached by email at: poyao.niu@email.ucr.edu 

 
Luyao

Luyao Peng

2009 B.A. English, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
2012 M.A. Psycholinguistics, Beijing Language and Capital University, Beijing, China

Research Interests: Mixed Effect Model and Survey Sampling

Degree Objective: Ph.D 

Major Professor: Subir Ghosh 

Ms. Peng may be reached by email at: luyao.peng@email.ucr.edu

 
Nathan

Nathan Robertson         

2014 B.A. Mathematics, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

Research Interests: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods Output Analysis, Stopping rules and Quantile Estimation

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: James Flegal

Mr. Robertson may be reached by email at: nathan.robertson@email.ucr.edu

 
 Nathanael Roy

Nathanael Roy

2013 B.A. Mathematics, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Research Interests: Biostatistics, General Statistical Modeling, Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods 

Degree Object: Ph. D.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Mr. Roy may be reached by email at: nathanael.roy@email.ucr.edu

 
 Sain

Debaleena Sain

2013 B.S. Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
2015 M.S. Statistics, Presidency University, Kolkata, India

Research Interests
: Varying Coefficient Models, Longitudanal Data Analysis, Survival Data Analysis

Degree Objective: Ph.D 

Major Professor: Esra Kurum 

Ms. Sain can be reached by email at: debaleena.sain@email.ucr.edu

 
 Isaac Quintanilla

Issac Quintanilla Salinas 

2013 B.S. Biology, CSU Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA
2015 M.P.H. Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Research Interests: Biostatistics

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Esra Kurum

Mr. Salinas can be reached by email at: 

 
 Schuberg

Edward Schuberg

2013 B.A. Mathematics, University of Dallas, Irvine, TX
2013 B.A. Economics,  University of Dallas, Irvine, TX

Research Interests: Cluster Analysis, Robust Estimation

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Weixin Yao 

Mr. Schuberg may be reached by email at: edward.schuberg@email.ucr.edu

 
Sigdel

Sakar Sigdel

2007 B.A. Mathematics, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
2010 M.S. Applied Statistics, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Research Interests: Experimental design and analysis, biostatistics, regression and categorical data analysis

Degree Object: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen  

Mr. Sigdel may be reached by email at: sakar.sigdel@email.ucr.edu

 
 Linli Tang

Linli Tang

2010 B.A. Communication, China Agricultural University; CHINA, PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF
2013 M.S. Advertising, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; HONG KONG
Research Interests: Nonparametric Multivariate Analysis

Degree Objective: Ph. D.

Major Professor:  Jun Li

Ms.Tang may be reached by email at: linli.tang@email.ucr.edu

 
 Chenwei Tian

Chenwei Tian

2013 B.S. Statistics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Research Interests:  Dynamic Data Analysis, Multiple Hypothesis Test

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Major Professor: Xingping Cui

Ms. Tian may be reached by email at: chenwei.tian@email.ucr.edu

 
 Jesse Train

Jesse Train

2004 A.A Music, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA
2010 B.A. Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino, CA
2013 M.A. Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Research Interests: Astrostatistics, Data Mining, Machine Learning

Degree Objective: Ph.D.

Major Professor: N/A 

Mr. Train may be reached by email at: jesse.train@email.ucr.edu

 
 Van

Samantha VanSchalkwyk

2015 B.A. Mathematics, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
2015 B.A. Spanish, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Research Interests: Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Daniel Jeske 

Ms. VanSchalkwyk may be reached by email at: samantha.vanschalkwyk@email.ucr.edu

 
 Yijia Wang

Yijia Wang

2004 B.S. Public Utilities Management, East China Normal University, China
2011 M.S. Applied Statistics, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach CA

ResearchInterests: TBA

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Not yet chosen

Ms. Wang may be reached by email at: yijia.wang@email.ucr.edu

 
 Fanjie

Fangjie Xie

2012 B.S. Fashion Design and Engineering, DongHua University, Shanghai, PRC\

Research Interests: Data Mining

Degree Object:  Ph. D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen

Ms. Xie may be reached by email at: fangjie.xie@email.ucr.edu

 
 Jia Cheng Xue

JiaCheng Xue

2016 B.A. Statistics (Actuarial Science and Risk), Tianjin Universite of F&E, Peoples Republic of China

Research Interests: Statistical Learning

Degree Objective: M.S.

Major Professor:  N/A

Mr. Xue may be reached by email at: jiacheng.xue@email.ucr.edu

 
 Jinhui Yang

Jinhui Yang

2013 B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Shandong University, Jinan, China
2016 M.S. Statistics, University of Conneticut, Mansfield, CT

Research Interests: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, Density Estimation 

Degree Objective: Ph. D

Major Professor: James Flegal

Mr. Yang may be reached by email at: jinhui.yang@email.ucr.edu

 
 Jason

Jason Zellmer

2014 Mathematics & Economics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Research Interests: Computational Methods

Degree Objective: M.S

Major Professor: Not yet chosen 

M. Zellmer may be reached by email at: jason.zellmer@email.ucr.edu

 
 Song Zhai

Song Zhai

2015 B.S. Calculus, Linear Algebra, etc., Beihang University, Beijing, China
2016 M.S. Distribution Theory, Real Analysis, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Multiple Comparison Procedure

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Xingping Cui

Mr. Zhai may be reached by email at: song.zhai@email.ucr.edu

 
 Xi Zheng

Xi Zheng

 B.A. Mathematics, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
2015 B.A. Spanish, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Research Interests: Data Mining

Degree Objective: M.S.

Major Professor:  Not yet chosen

Ms. Zheng may be reached by email at: xi.zheng@email.ucr.edu

 
 Mi

Mi (Bibby) Zhou

2010 B.S. Economics, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu/Sichuan, PRC

Research Interests: Causal Inference 

Degree Objective: Ph.D

Major Professor: Zhiwei Zhang 

Ms. Zhou may be reached by email at: mi.zhou@email.ucr.edu

 
 Zhou

Yangmei Zhou

2004 B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Zheijiang University, Hangzhou, China

2006 M.S. Mathematics, Zheijiang University, Hangzhou, China                                                  
2010 M.S. Statistics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Research Interests: General Statistical Modeling

Degree Object: Ph. D.

Major Professor: Not yet chosen

Ms. Zhou may be reached by email at: yzhou037@email.ucr.edu

 

Recent Graduates

  • Matthew A. Arvanitis, Ph.D. 3/2018; M.S. 6/2014
  • Ashley Cacho, Ph.D. 12/2016
  • Hu Cao, M.S. 6/2015
  • Hailu Chen, Ph.D. 2016
  • Sunyi Chi, M.S. 6/2018
  • Man T. Chiu, M.S. 6/2015
  • Shrabanti Chowdhury, Ph.D. 6/2016
  • Roberto C. Crackel Ph.D. 12/2015
  • Cangao Chu, M.S. 6/2018
  • Krysten E. Dewilde, M.S. 6/2014
  • Rodrigo S. Gaitan, Ph.D. 2017
  • Chen Gao, Ph.D. 12/2017
  • Jing Gao, M.S. 6/2018
  • Lei Gong, Ph.D. 2015
  • Ryan Hamlett, M.S. 6/2018
  • Di Han, M.S. 6/2018
  • Fei Hu, Ph.D. 12/2015
  • Zijian Huang, Ph.D. 2015
  • Jianan Hui, Ph.D. 2017; M.S. 6/2014
  • YooJin Jeong, M.S. 6/2016
  • Vadim Kandalov, M.S. 6/2015
  • Toan Khuong, M.S. 6/2016
  • Hyunkyoung Kim, Ph.D. 2017
  • Luke E. Klein, M.S. 12/2015
  • Aijuan Kong, M.S. 6/2015
  • Yan L. Lau, M.S. 6/2015
  • Mo Li, M.S. 12/2016
  • Zhi Li, M.S. 6/2014
  • Yuting Lin, M.S. 6/2018
  • Ying Liu, Ph.D. 12/2017
  • Lu Liu, M.S. 6/2015
  • Mingming Liu, M.S. 6/2017
  • Wanjun Liu, M.S. 12/2016
  • Zi-yue Liu, M.S. 6/2018
  • Christopher Magpayo, M.S. 6/2018
  • Sean McClanahan, M.S. 6/2018
  • Omar Moreno, M.S. 6/2018
  • Jiarong Ouyang, M.S. 6/2018
  • Weihua Pan, M.S. 6/2018
  • Hua Peng, Ph.D. 12/2017
  • Mengfei Ran, M.S. 6/2018
  • Nathan L. Robertson, M.S. 2017
  • Allison A. Scheppelmann, M.S. 12/2016
  • Shaungfei Shi, M.S. 6/2018
  • Xuan Sun, M.S. 6/2017
  • Meng-Hua Tsai, M.S. 6/2018
  • Brandon A. Wales, Ph.D. 6/2017; M.S. 6/2014
  • Hongmei Wang, M.S. 6/2016
  • Mingsheng Wang, M.S. 6/2016
  • Yizhou Wang, M.S. 6/2014
  • Supawadee Wichitchan, Ph.D. 6/2017
  • Tiffany K. Wong, M.S. 6/2015
  • Chenyin Xiao, M.S. 6/2014
  • Zhen Xiao, Ph.D. 8/2014
  • Shangjie Xu, Ph. D. 6/2018
  • Xin Xu, M.S. 6/2015
  • Yuchen Yang, M.S. 6/2014
  • Jin Yao, M.S. 6/2014
  • Lifeng  Yu, M.S. 6/2014
  • Qijia Yun (Judy), M.S. 6/2017
  • Jingfei Zhang, M.S. 6/2017
  • Naijin Zhang M.S. 6/2017
  • Nan Zhang, M.S. 6/2014
  • Xin Zhang, Ph.D. 12/2014
  • Yifan Zhang, M.S. 6/2017
  • Yuehong Zhang, M.S. 6/2014
  • Zongpeng Zheng, Ph.D. 12/2014
  • Mi Zhou, M.S. 6/2017
  • Xiaoyang Zhou, Ph.D. 6/2017; M.S. 6/2014

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