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Name Program Year Advisor / Dissertation Title
Shylee Ezroni M.A. 2017
Luhang Li M.A. 2017
Guoling Liu M.A. 2017
Xi Pan M.A. 2017
Uri Shaham Ph.D. 2017 Ronald R. Coifman and Sahand Negahban / Algorithms, Applications and Theoretical Properties of Deep Neural Networks
Xuefei Yang M.A. 2017
Taylor Arnold Ph.D. 2013 John Emerson and Sekhar Tatikonda / Inference with Ill-Conditioned Design Matrices: Methodology and Implementations 
Varoon Bashyakarla B.A. 2013
Patrick Burns M.A. 2013
Brian Choi M.A. 2013
Yuezhu (Rachel) He M.A. 2013
Benjamin Johnson M.A. 2013
Claire Kelley B.A. 2013
Yang Liu Ph.D. 2013 Joseph Chang / Optimizing the Use of Summary Statistics in Approximate Bayesian Computation 
Olivia Mala M.A. 2013
Erin Michet B.S. 2013
Dingjie (Diana) Wang M.A. 2013
Yue (Emily) Wang M.A. 2013
Yue (Karen) Yang M.A. 2013
Hesu (Kevin) Yang B.S. 2013
Luella Fu M.A. 2012
Fan Hu M.A. 2012
Antony Joseph Ph.D. 2012 Andrew Barron / On achieving information-theoretic limits using high dimensional regression
Kyoung Hee Kim Ph.D. 2012 Harrison Zhou and David Pollard / Minimax Bounds for Estimation of Normal Location Mixtures
Michael McInerney B.A. 2012
Daniel Ni B.S. 2012
Daniel Sokoloff M.A. 2012
Dahye Song M.A. 2012
Sophia Tee M.A. 2012
Bowen Wang M.A. 2012
Kevin Zhang B.S. 2012
Sang Hoon Bae M.A. 2011
Daniel Campbell Ph.D. 2011 Joseph Chang and Lisha Chen / Classification and Clustering of Functional Eye-Tracking Data for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Wei Dou Ph.D. 2011 Harrison Zhou and David Pollard / Functional Regressions for General Exponential Families: A Theoretical and Applied Study
Chao Gao M.A. 2011
Wenjing Ge M.A. 2011
Adityanand Guntuboyina Ph.D. 2011 David Pollard / Minimax Lower Bounds
Steven Ho M.A. 2011
Matthew Hui M.A. 2011
Michael Kane Ph.D. 2011 Jay Emerson and David Pollard / Scalable Strategies for Computing with Massive Sets of Data
Pavel Kireyev M.A. 2011
Zhen Li M.A. 2011
Siyu (Leo) Liu M.A. 2011
Anusorn (Pao) Minphimai M.A. 2011
Reshma Patel M.A. 2011
Diana Shen B.A. 2011
Lin (Lindsay) Xu M.A. 2011
Peisi Yan Ph.D. 2011 Harrison Zhou / Asymptotic properties of parameter estimations for differential equations.
Arwin Zeissler M.A. 2011
Ye Zhu M.A. 2011
Albert Ahn M.A. 2010
Joshua Beach M.A. 2010
Yunjin Choi M.A. 2010
Creighton Heaukulani M.A. 2010
Xing (James) Hu Ph.D. 2010 Harrison Zhou / False discovery rate control with groups
Taehyung (Ted) Hwang M.A. 2010
Chenhui Jiang M.A. 2010
Liying Jin M.A. 2010
Alan Kim M.A. 2010
Dokyun Lee M.A. 2010
Min Ji Lee M.A. 2010
Xin Li M.A. 2010
Andrew Lilly M.A. 2010
Haben Michael M.A. 2010
Michael Page M.A. 2010
JingJing Song M.A. 2010
Xiangcheng Xin M.A. 2010
Hanyu Xu M.A. 2010
Jing Ying Ph.D. 2010
Chuyang Yuan M.A. 2010
Yizhao Zhou M.A. 2010
Jacopo Anselmi M.A. 2009
Chandra Erdman Ph.D. 2009 Joseph Chang and Jay Emerson / Bayesian Change Point Analysis with Applications to Microarray Data
John Ferguson Ph.D. 2009 Joseph Chang / Loss functions and approximations in selecting and ranking populations
Seongmin Han Ph.D. 2009 Joseph Chang / Likelihood Ratio Tests in Variance Components Models for Identifying Genetic Risk factors for Complex Disorders Using Multiple Quantitative Traits
Steven Jaslar Ph.D. 2009 David Pollard and Sekhar Tatikonda / The Asymptotics of Combinatorial Problems on Random Graphs
Xi Luo Ph.D. 2009 Andrew Barron / Penalized likelihoods : fast algorithms and risk bounds
Maria Claudia Prieto M.A. 2009
Xiao (Grace) Yang M.A. 2009
Shengqing Zhu M.A. 2009
Cong Huang Ph.D. 2008 Andrew Barron / Risk of Penalized Least Squares,Greedy Selection and L1-Penalization for Flexible Function Libraries
YuiNyon Kim M.A. 2008
Wei Qiu Ph.D. 2008 Andrew Barron / Maximal wealth portfolios
Jaclyn Scholl M.A. 2008
Muting Wan M.A. 2008
Tzu-yi Chuang M.A. 2007
Yu Han M.A. 2007
Sangwon Lee M.A. 2007
Xiaoxian Luo Ph.D. 2007 Joseph Chang / A new population Monte Carlo method using data reinforcement
Stephan Winkler Ph.D. 2007 David Pollard and Sekhar Tatikonda / Uniqueness of Gibbs measures with Applications to Gibbs Sampling and the Sum-Product Algorithm
Brendan Beare M.A. 2006
Anna Haykin M.A. 2006
JungJu Kim M.A. 2006
Michael Moldoff M.A. 2006
Dean Palejev Ph.D. 2006 John Hartigan / A bimodality test in high dimensions
Xiaochuan Wang M.A. 2006
Christine Ye M.A. 2006
Seonghee Han M.A. 2005
Kwang-Ik Hong M.A. 2005
Jacob Katz M.A. 2005
Soo-Hyun Kim M.A. 2005
Charles Melchreit M.A. 2005
Eduardas Valaitis Ph.D. 2005 John Hartigan / Tests for bimodality in normal mixtures
Brian Valaitis M.A. 2005
Yuan Zeng M.A. 2005
Jing Cao M.A. 2004
Susan Clapp [Perrone] M.A. 2004
Daniela Cojocaru Ph.D. 2004 Nicolas Hengartner / A strategy for parameter estimation in the nonlinear errors in variables model
Gheorghe Doros Ph.D. 2004 David Pollard / A class of one-step estimators in interval censoring
Gilbert Leung Ph.D. 2004 Andrew Barron / Improving regression through model mixing
Marios Panayides Ph.D. 2004 John Hartigan / The market making system of the NYSE and other markets : implementation in emerging markets
Peter Radchencko Ph.D. 2004 David Pollard  / Asymptotics under nonstandard conditions
John (Jay) Emerson Ph.D. 2003 John Hartigan / Asymptotic admissibility and Bayesian estimation
Kun Gao Ph.D. 2003 John Hartigan / The K-means tree
Anna Kochetkova M.A. 2003
Michelle Lacey Ph.D. 2003 Joseph Chang / On convergence rates of the neighbor-joining method for phylogeny reconstruction
Cheryl Larson M.A. 2003
Richard Stockton M.A. 2003
Makram Talih Ph.D. 2003 Nicolas Hengartner / Markov random fields on time-varying graphs, with an application to portfolio selection
Mihaela Aslan Ph.D. 2002 I. Richard Savage / Statistics of Natural Population: Seasonal Variation in Inversion Frequencies of Mexican Drosophila Pseudobscura
Feng Liang Ph.D. 2002 Andrew Barron / Exact Minimax Procedures for Predictive Density Estimation and Data Compression
Ronald Wilkins M.A. 2002
Laura Novak (McKinney) Ph.D. 2001 John Hartigan / Classification and Prediction of Stock Price Behavior
Benjamin Axler M.A. 2000
Andrew Carter Ph.D. 2000 David Pollard / Asymptotic Equivalence of Nonparametric Experiments
Patrick Fitzsimonds M.A. 2000
Julia Hua M.A. 2000
Akihiro Nakamura M.A. 2000
Alexandra Thiry Ph.D. 2000 John Hartigan / Bayesian Regression with Coefficients Probably Zero
Jason Cross Ph.D. 1999 Andrew Barron / Universal Portfolios for Target Classes Having a Continuous Form of Dependence on Side Information
Elena Goncharova M.A. 1999
Dan Kryzman M.A. 1999
Sally Lesik M.A. 1999
Jonathan Li Ph.D. 1999 Andrew Barron / Density Estimation Using Mixture Models
Thomas (Brendan) Murphy Ph.D. 1999 John Hartigan / Risk Robust Priors
Gerald Cheang Ph.D. 1998 Andrew Barron / Neural Network Approximation and Estimation of Functions
Xuemei Liu Ph.D. 1998 John Hartigan / Covariance Estimation in Hierarchical Repeated Measures, Applied to Evaluation of the Effects of Parental Smoking on Asthmatic Children
Andreas Schulz M.A. 1998
Ronald (Ron) Fricker Ph.D. 1997
Carin Kuo M.A. 1997
Franklin Parlamis M.A. 1997
Jonathan Reuning-Scherer Ph.D. 1997 John Hartigan / Mixture Models for Block Clustering
Qun Xie Ph.D. 1997 Andrew Barron  / Minimax Coding and Prediction
Yuewu Xu Ph.D. 1997 David Pollard / Asymptotic theory in the presence of unidentified parameters
Karna Bryan M.A. 1996
Yuhong Yang Ph.D. 1996 Andrew Barron  / Minimax Optimal Density Estimation
Edwin (Ed) Iversen Ph.D. 1995 John Hartigan / A Spatial-Temporal Model for Real Estate Price Indices
Thomas Kelleher Ph.D. 1995 John Hartigan / Admissibility of Test-Based Estimators
Monica Nordeen (Kester) M.A. 1995
Frances Barry M.A. 1994
Mihoko Hanafuji M.A. 1994
Amy Kiuchi Ph.D. 1994 John Hartigan / Predicting Progression to Aids Using Change Points in the Series of T4 Counts
Zhiwei Ma Ph.D. 1994 John Hartigan / Resampling a Stationary Time Series
Jiyeon Suh M.A. 1994
Zhong-xin Zhang Ph.D. 1994 John Hartigan / Discrete Noninformative Priors
Dominic Bennett M.A. 1993
Hemant Ishwaran Ph.D. 1993 David Pollard  / Rates of Convergence in Semiparametric Mixture Models
Gregory Rozal Ph.D. 1993 John Hartigan / Exploring Features of Multivariate Distributions Using Constrained Spanning Trees
Evelyn Crowley Ph.D. 1992 John Hartigan / Estimator of Clustered Parameters
David Riceman Ph.D. 1992 David Pollard and John Hartigan / An Estimator for the Linear Model
Surya Mohanty Ph.D. 1991 John Hartigan / Detecting Biomodality Using Minimal Spanning Tree
Sean O'Cathain M.A. 1991
Robert Sherman Ph.D. 1991 David Pollard  / U-Processes and Semi-Parametric Estimation
Anna Nicolaou Ph.D. 1990 John Hartigan / Confidence Intervals for a Scalar Parameter of Interest in the Presence of Nuisance Parameters
Donna Wagner M.A. 1990
Yu-Chiao Chang M.A. 1989
Ruth Daniel Ph.D. 1989 John Hartigan / Probability Models for Hominoid Molecular Evolution
William Kahn Ph.D. 1989 John Hartigan / Estimation of Discontinuous Two-dimensional Functions
Mona Kella M.A. 1989
Yukari Motoyama M.Phil. 1989 John Hartigan / Detecting Biomodality Using Minimal Spanning Tree
Robert Brunell M.A. 1988 John Hartigan / Robust Estimation Using Sample Spacings
Michael Escobar Ph.D. 1988 John Hartigan / Estimating the Means of Several Normal Populations by Nonparametric Estimation of the Distribution of the Means
Yuichiro Kanazawa Ph.D. 1988 John Hartigan  / An Optimal Variable Cell Histogram Based on the Sample Spacings.
Jeankyung Kim Ph.D. 1988 David Pollard  / An Asymptotic Theory for Optimization Estimators with Non-standard Rates of Convergence
Frederique Vernhes M.Phil. 1988
Kenneth Cheng M.A. 1987
Bernard Eydt M.A. 1987
Joan Foland M.Phil. 1987
Heidi Goldstein Aronson M.A. 1987
Jui-Chen Hsu M.A. 1987
Tore Tollefsen M.A. 1987
Jim-Yau Wan Ph.D. 1987 I. Richard Savage / Competing Risks with Covariates
John Fox Ph.D. 1986 John Hartigan / Probability Models on the Sphere for Genetic Fate Mapping
Albyn Jones Ph.D. 1986 John Hartigan / A Stochastic Analysis of the Propogation of Error in Floating Point Calculations
Atsuyuki Kogure Ph.D. 1986 John Hartigan / Optimal Cells for Histogram
Deborah Nolan Ph.D. 1986 David Pollard / U-Processes
Marilyn Stolar M.A. 1986
David Austin M.A. 1985
Jacinto Fombona M.A. 1985
Abbe Herzig (Jamner) M.Phil. 1985
Tom (Siu Tong) Au 1984 John Hartigan / Estimation of a Change-point
Edward Carlstein 1984 John Hartigan / Aysmptotic Normality and Variance Estimation for a General Statistic from a Stationary Process
Wei Liu M.A. 1984
Philip Rosenberg M.A. 1984
Lynn Truss M.A. 1984
Daniel Barry Ph.D. 1983 John Hartigan / Non-parametric Bayesian Regression
Antonio Possolo Ph.D. 1983 John Hartigan  / Spatial Point Processes
Bruce Roberts M.Phil. 1983
Daniel Zelterman Ph.D. 1983 I. Richard Savage / Goodness of Fit Tests for Large Sparse Tables of Categorical Data
Jonathan Arnold Ph.D. 1982 I. Richard Savage / Statistics of Natural Population: Seasonal Variation in Inversion Frequencies of Mexican Drosophila Pseudobscura
John Irvine Ph.D. 1982 Frank Anscombe / Change in Regime in Regression Models
Stuart Newstead M.Phil. 1982
John Paredes M.Phil. 1982
Michael Powers M.A. 1982
Daniel Ramey Ph.D. 1982 John Hartigan / A Non-parametric Test of Bimodality with Applications to Cluster Analysis
Sten Bergman Ph.D. 1981 I. Richard Savage / Acceptance Sampling:The Buyer's Problem
Brian Draper M.Phil. 1981
Gary Oehlert Ph.D. 1981 John Hartigan  / Estimating the Mean of a Positive Random Variable
James Attwood Jr 1980
Ho-Len Chang M.Phil. 1980
Jeffrey Simonoff Ph.D. 1980 John Hartigan / A Penalty Function Approach to Smoothing Large Sparse Contingency Tables
Silvi Liberman M.A. 1979
Christel Mack M.A. 1979
Steven Schwager Ph.D. 1979 Barry Margolin / Detection of Multivariate Outliers
Bruce Spencer Ph.D. 1979 I. Richard Savage / Benefit-cost Analysis of Data Used to Allocate Funds: General Revenue Sharing
Anthony Wong Ph.D. 1979 John Hartigan  / Hybrid Clustering
David Yee M.A. 1979
Adnan Awad Ph.D. 1978 John Hartigan / A Martingale Approach to the Asymptotic Normality of Posterior Distributions
Rouh-Jane Chou Ph.D. 1978 Robb Muirhead / Asymptotic Behavior of Some Distributions in Multivariate Analysis with Applications to Testing and Estimation
Lorraine DeRobertis Ph.D. 1978 John Hartigan / The Use of Partial Prior Knowledge in Bayesian Inference
Ellen Post M.Phil. 1978
William Glynn Ph.D. 1977 Robb Muirhead / Asymptotic Distribution of Latent Roots in Canonical Correlation and Discriminant Analysis with Applications to Testing and Estimation
William Eddy Ph.D. 1976 John Hartigan / Optimum Kernel Estimators of the Mode
Gokul Ghia Ph.D. 1976 John Hartigan / Truncated Generalized Bayes Tests
Takashi Miyawaki Ph.D. 1976 John Hartigan / Mixture of Two Distributions: A Bayesian Rejection of Outliers
Jean-Michel Pomarede Ph.D. 1976 Ward Whitt / A Unified Approach via Graphs to Skorohod's Topologies on the Function Space
Stephen Record M.A. 1976
Yohanan Wax Ph.D. 1976 John Hartigan / The Adjusted Covariance Regression Estimate
Camille Courade M.Phil. 1975
Gerard Dallal Ph.D. 1975 John Hartigan / Simple Interaction Models for Two-dimensional Contingency Tables
Herman Friedman M.Phil. 1975
Lawrence Rafsky Ph.D. 1975 / On the Admissibility of Proportions Observed in Samples Drawn with Replacement
Christine Waternaux Ph.D. 1975 John Hartigan / Asymptotic Distribution of the Sample Roots for a Nonnormal Population
Nancy C. Anthony M.Phil. 1974
Diccon Bancroft M.Phil. 1974
Yasuko Chikuse Ph.D. 1974 Robb Muirhead / Asymptotic Expansions for the Distributions of the Latent Roots of Two Matrices in Multivariate Analysis
Francois DuMontet M.Phil. 1974
Yuzo Hosoya Ph.D. 1974
Yuzo Hosoya Ph.D. 1974 Barry H. Margolin / Estimation Problems on Stationary Time-series Models
Norman Johnson Ph.D. 1974 John Hartigan / The Effect of Population Skewness on Confidence Intervals Determined from Mean-like Statistics
Theresa Lo (Chen) M.Phil. 1974
John Yadvish M.Phil. 1974
Ralph Johnston M.A. 1973
Gilles Santini M.Phil. 1973
Jack Alanen Ph.D. 1972 Leonard Jimmie Savage / Empirical Study of Aliquot Series
Donald Archibald M.Phil. 1972
Lorenzo Falcidieno M.Phil. 1972
Howard Gilbert M.Phil. 1972
Susan Kornstein M.Phil. 1972
Donald Berry Ph.D. 1971 Joseph Kadane and Leonard Jimmie Savage / A Bernoulli Two-armed Bandit
William DuMouchel Ph.D. 1971 / Stable Distributions in Statistical Inference
Charles Patrick 1971
John Ramage Ph.D. 1971 / A Perturbation Study of the k-class Estimators in the Presence of Specification Error
William Chin M.Phil. 1970
Robert Ling Ph.D. 1970 John Hartigan / Cluster Analysis
Louis Montoya M.Phil. 1970
Pierre Pilon M.Phil. 1970
William Cleveland Ph.D. 1969 Leonard Jimmie Savage / Time Series Projections: Theory and Practice
John Mellman M.Phil. 1969
William Winter 1969
Daniel Relles Ph.D. 1968 / Robust Regression by Modified Least Squares
Bhupendra Shah Ph.D. 1968 / Distribution Theory of Quadratic Forms
Richard Olshen Ph.D. 1966 Frank Anscombe and Jimmie Savage / Asymptotic Properties of the Periodogram of a Discrete Stationary Process
James Lucas M.S. 1965
Anne Parkhurst M.S. 1965
Carleton Walker M.S. 1965
Christopher Bingham Ph.D. 1964