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Faculty and Staff


Pierre Bellec      Pierre Bellec
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique, Paris, France
Hill 457
Phone: (848) 445-7643
High dimensional statistics, aggregation of estimators, shape constrained problems in statistics, probability theory.


Steven Buyske      Steven Buyske
Associate Undergraduate Director, Associate Director, Office of Statistical Consulting, Research Associate Professor, Ph.D. Brown, Ph.D. Rutgers
Hill 559
Phone: (848) 445-7680
Teaching and research in statistical genetics, biostatistics, psychometrics, and experimental design.


Javier Cabrera      Javier Cabrera
Professor, Ph.D. Princeton
Hill 471
Phone: (848) 445-7665
Teaching and research in Biostatistics, Data mining methodology for clinical trial data, Functional Genomics data, DNA and Protein array data, and DNA Barcode data. Statistical computing, graphics, and machine vision. Fulbright Scholar.


Rong Chen      Rong Chen
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon
Hill 580
Phone: (848) 445-7690
Teaching and research in non-linear-nonparametric time series analysis, Monte Carlo methods and statistical applications in bioinformatics, business and engineering. Fellow: ASA, Former IMS treasurer.


Arthur Cohen      Arthur Cohen
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Columbia
Hill 576
Phone: (848) 445-7689
Teaching and research in statistical inference, decision theory, multivariate analysis, and linear models. Former Editor of Annals of Statistics, J. of Multivariate Analysis. Former Assoc. Editor of JASA, J. of Statistical Planning and Inference. Fellow: ASA, IMS, and International Statistical Institute.


Harry Crane       Harry Crane
Co-Graduate Director and Associate Professor, Ph.D. The University of Chicago
Hill 504
Phone: (848) 445-7645
Research interests in combinatorial stochastic processes and inference and inference for combinatorial structures; exchangeability and other probabilistic symmetries; random partitions, rankings, trees, networks, arrays; logical foundations of statistical modeling.


Tirthankar DasGupta       Tirthankar DasGupta
Co-Graduate Director and Associate Professor, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
Hill 486
Experimental design, causal inference, sequential exploration of complex surfaces, statistical applications in nanoscience and nanotechnology, statistical methodology in geometric shape error modeling and control, quality engineering and statistical process control.


Lee Dicker      Lee Dicker
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Harvard
Hill 477
Phone: (848) 445-7668
Teaching and research in analysis of high-dimensional data, design and analysis of genomic and proteomic studies.


Richard Gundy      Richard F. Gundy
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Indiana (Experimental Psychology); Ph.D. Chicago (Statistics).
Hill 455
Phone: (848) 445-7642
Teaching and research in probability theory, harmonic analysis. Former associate editor Potential Analysis.Coloques Mathematicae(UAM, Barcelona), Associate editor Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis. Associate editor Publicacions Matematiques. Fellow (Inaugural class) American Math Society, Elected Fellow: IMS.


Zijan Guo      Zijian Guo
 Assistant Professor, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (Statistics)
High-dimensional statistics, causal inference and econometrics. In particular, inference for high-dimensional regression, instrumental variable problem, heritability and co-heritability analysis in genomics and mediation analysis.


Donald Hoover      Donald R. Hoover
Professor, Ph.D. Stanford, MPH Epidemiology UCLA
Hill 473
(848) 445-7666
Teaching and research in clinical trials, epidemiology, longitudinal methods, group randomization and multiple comparisons. Core member, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.


Ying Hung      Ying Hung
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
Hill 463


(848) 445-7678
Research Interests: Experimental design, computer experiments


John Kolassa      John Kolassa
Professor, Ph.D. University of Chicago
Hill 565
(848) 445-7674
Teaching and research in asymptotics. Biostatistics. Former Associate Editor, JASA. Fellow, ASA, IMS.


Ping Li      Ping Li
Associate Professor, Ph.D. Stanford University
Hill 475
(848) 445-7667
Teaching and research in massive data,statistical learning and computing. AFOSR-YIP and ONR-YIP


Regina Liu      Regina Y. Liu
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Ph.D. Columbia
Hill 506
(848) 445-7777
Distinguished Professor & Chair. Ph.D. Columbia. Research in data depth, text mining, fusion learning, resampling, extreme value theory, aviation risk management. Editor: Journal American Statistical Association. Former Editor: J. of Multivariate Analysis. Former Associate Editor: Journal American Statistical Association, Annals of Statistics. IMS Medallion Lecturer. Recipient of 2011 Stieltjes Professor, The Netherlands. Elected Member: International Statistical Institute. Elected Fellow: American Statistical Association, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.


Joseph Naus      Joseph Irwin Naus
Professor, Ph.D. Harvard
Hill 571
(848) 445-7686
Teaching and research in applied probability, sampling theory, data quality control, clustering and coincidence models, matching in DNA sequences. Fellow: ASA.


Neville O'Reilly      Neville O'Reilly Ph.D
Research Professor, Associate Director,
FSRM Program Ph.D. Columbia
Hill 479
(848) 445-7669
Teaching and Research in: Financial Statistics, Derivative and Asset Pricing, Risk Management


Harold Sackrowitz      Harold B. Sackrowitz
Distinguished Professor and Undergraduate Director, Ph.D. Columbia
Hill 563
(848) 445-7682
Teaching and research in statistical inference and decision theory, multiple endpoint procedures, order restricted inference. Fellow: ASA, IMS.


William Strawderman      William Edward Strawderman
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Rutgers
Hill 561
(848) 445-7681
Teaching and research in decision theory, Bayesian analysis, multivariate statistics. Operations research and applied statistics analyst, Bell Telephone Laboratories. Assoc. Ed. IMS Lecture Note Series, Assoc. Ed. JASA, Former Assoc. Ed. Annals of Statistics, Member of Council IMS, Former President Northern N.J. Chapter of ASA. Adjunct Professor, UMDNJ. Fellow ASA, IMS.


Zhiqiang Tan      Zhiqiang Tan
Professor I, Ph.D. University of Chicago
Hill 459
(848) 445-7644
Teaching and research in nonparametric and semiparametric statistics, causal inference, missing data problems, survey sampling, Monte Carlo integration. Associate Ed. Biometrics, Annals of Statistics. NSF Career Award.


David Tyler      David E. Tyler
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Princeton
Hill 567
(848) 445-7646
Teaching and research in multivariate analysis, robust statistics, directional data, computer vision and time series. Associate Editor, J. Royal Statistical Society B, J. Statistical Planning and Inference. Fellow, IMS.


Sijan Wang      Sijan Wang
Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Michigan

Teaching and research in Big-data analytics, statistical learning, proteomics, cancer genomics, precision medicine, bioinformatics, high-performance statistical computing, survival data analysis, longitudinal data analysis and statistical modeling.


Han Xiao      Han Xiao
Associate Professor, Ph.D. The University of Chicago
Hill 451
(848) 445-7640
Teaching and research in nonstationary and nonlinear time series, high dimensional analysis, algebraic statistics, and random matrix theory.


Minge Xie      Minge Xie
Distinguished Professor and Director, Office of Statistical Consulting, Ph.D. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hill 574
(848) 445-7683
Teaching and research in statistical models, inference, asymptotics, and interdisciplinary research. Fellow: ASA, ISI


Dan Yang      Dan Yang
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. The University of Pensylvannia
Hill 462
(848) 445-2690
Teaching and research in statistics


Cun-Hui Zhang      Cun-Hui Zhang
Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Columbia University
Hill 569
(848) 445-7685
Teaching and research in high dimentional data, empirical Bayes, functional MRI, network data, semiparametric and nonparametric methods, survival analysis, statistical inference and probability theory. Fellow: IMS, ASA.

Professors of Practice


Steven Kreutzer      Steven Kreutzer
 Lecturer, PhD Computer science from Northwestern University


Michael LuValle      Michael LuValle
Lecturer, Associate Director, Office of Statistical Consulting,
Ph.D. University of California, Davis
Hill 509
Phone: (848) 445-7684
Teaching and research in the integration of subject matter knowledge into models used for generating experiment designs and statistical data analysis approaches


Shyam Moondra      Shyam Moondra
Lecturer, Ph.D. Polytechnic of New York University


Gordon Ritter      Gordon Ritter
 Lecturer, Ph.D. Harvard University


Suryakala Srinivasan      Suryakala Srinivasan
Lecturer, M.S. Madras Christian College, INDIA


Zhanyun Zhao      Zhanyun Zhao
 Lecturer, PhD Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Statistics)


     Robert Berk
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. Harvard

     Richard Trout
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. Rutgers


Andras Prekopa Andras Prekopa
Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. University of Budapest


Isabelle Amarhanow      Isabelle Amarhanow
Department Administrator
Business Specialist
Hill 501, Tel 848-445-7679 Fax 732-445-3428


Marcy Collins      Marcy Collins
Graduate and Undergraduate Secretary
Hill 573, Tel 848-445-7687, Fax 732-445-3428


Lisa Curtin      Lisa Curtin
Administrative Assistant
Hill 501, Tel 848-445-7675, Fax 732-445-3428


Arlene Gray      Arlene Gray
Department Secretary
Hill 501, Tel 848-445-7670, Fax 732-445-3428


Joe Libretti      Joe Libretti
Managing Director, FSRM
Hill 507, Tel 848-445-7671, Fax 732-445-3428


Jason Pappas      Jason Pappas
IT Support
Hill 476, Tel 848-445-7676, Fax 732-445-3428
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