PhD Students

 

Greg Faletto - PhD student (USC, Data Sciences and Operations) studying stability in variable selection and other problems.

 

Simeng Shao - PhD student (USC, Data Sciences and Operations) studying multiple testing for tree-based aggregation and other problems. Co-advised with Adel Javanmard.

Postdocs

 

Tim Coleman - Postdoctoral scholar (USC, Data Sciences and Operations) developing new statistical methods for oceanography as part of a collaboration funded by the Simons Foundation. His other research interests include inference on random forest models and applications to ornithology, hurricane impact forecasting, and space weather forecasting.

 

Sangwon (Justin) Hyun - Postdoctoral scholar (USC, Data Sciences and Operations) developing new statistical methods for oceanography as part of a collaboration funded by the Simons Foundation with a special focus on flow-cytometry data. His other research interests include epidemiological forecasting, changepoint detection, and post-selection inference.

Alumni

 

Xiaohan Yan - PhD 2018 (Cornell, Statistics) studying hierarchical sparse modeling and the challenge of rare feature selection, with applications to the microbiome.

Current position: Data Scientist at Microsoft

 

Guo Yu - PhD 2018 (Cornell, Statistics) studying inverse covariance estimation, large-scale interaction modeling, multiple testing, and other problems in high-dimensional statistics.

Current position: Assistant Professor of Statistics at UC Santa Barbara

 

Shuxiao Chen - Bachelor's 2018 (Cornell, Statistics) studying valid inference corrected for outlier removal.

Current position: PhD student at the Wharton Statistics Department