Alumni of the Biostatistics Graduate Group

Below are listed, by year, the alumni of our Biostatistics MS and PhD programs. If you are an alumnus or alumna and would like to send us your updated details, please feel free to contact us.

Graduated 2016
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Chiu, Chi-Lu

M.S.

2014

2016

n/a

n/a

Ding, Kai

Ph.D.

2010

2016

David Rocke

"Extreme Value Analysis of the Likelihood Ratio Statistic in Linear Mixed Models"

Jian, Minjie

M.S.

2014

2016

n/a

n/a

Lawson, Brian

M.S.

2014

2016

n/a

n/a

Lu, Jiayi (Amy)

M.S.

2014

2016

n/a

n/a

Wang, Huanli

Ph.D.

2009

2016

Laurel Beckett

"Calibration Problems of Alzheimer's Disease Progression from Multivariate Panel Data"

Graduated 2015
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Aden, Christopher

M.S..

2012

2015

n/a

n/a

Chen, Chia-Pei

Ph.D.

2011

2015

Fushing Hsieh

A new method biDCG for discovering global features of DNA microarray data and gene-drug interacting geometry

Chen, Yingjia (Sophie)

M.S.

2014

2015

n/a

n/a

Fan, Sili

M.S.

2013

2015

n/a

n/a

Jin, Liequn

Ph.D.

2009

2015

David Rocke

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Weibull Based Recursive Partitioning Using Prediction Error Curves

Lin, Jiunn-Ru

M.S.

2013

2015

n/a

n/a

Lin, Tzu-Chun

M.S.

2007

2015

n/a

n/a

Madankar, Amruta

M.S.

2013

2015

n/a

n/a

Marlow, Emily

M.S

2012

2015

n/a

n/a

Pei, Yu

M.S

2013

2015

n/a

n/a

Rees, Zachary

M.S

2013

2015

n/a

n/a

Zhang, Yilun *

M.S

2013

2015 *

n/a

n/a.

*Entered Biostats PhD Fall 2015

Graduated 2014
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Austin, Adam

M.S.

2012

2014

n/a

n/a

Chou, Elizabeth

Ph.D.

2009

2014

Laurel Beckett / Fushing Hsieh

Computed data-geometry based supervised and semi-supervised learning in high dimensional data

Darnell, Heather

M.S.

2012

2014

n/a

n/a

Huang, Chun-Jung

Ph.D.

2009

2014

Danielle Harvey

Spatial-temporal Models for Image Data Analyses

Mahajan, Satish

M.S.

2012

2014

n/a

n/a

Poltavskiy, Eduard

M.S.

2010

2014

n/a

n/a

Tao, Wenwen

Ph.D.

2009

2014

Hans-Georg Müller

Represent derivatives and time dynamics for longitudinal data

Zhou, Siyuan

Ph.D.

2008

2014

Debashis Paul

Semiparametric Modeling of non-autonomous dynamical systems

Graduated 2013
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Dienes, Erin

Ph.D.

2007

2013

Laurel Beckett

An Information Theoretic Approach to Biomarker Validation

Wang, Hui

Ph.D.

2008

2013

Fushing Hsieh

Multi-Scale Clustering by Building a Robust and Self Correcting Ultrametric Topology on Data Points

Graduated 2012
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Gottlieb, Andrea

Ph.D.

2007

2012

Hans-Georg Müller

Functional methods for stickiness and compositional longitudinal data

Haldeman, Kristin

M.S.

2009

2012

n/a

n/a

Graduated 2011
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Guerrero, Elizabeth

M.S.

2009

2011

n/a

n/a

Haldeman, Kristin

M.S.

2009

2012

n/a

n/a

Hyun, Jung Won

Ph.D.

2005

2011

Prabir Burman / Debashis Paul

Local polynomial estimation for a smooth spatial random process with a stochastic trend and a stationary noise

Jiang, Yun Kai

Ph.D.

2006

2011

Christiana Drake

Topics on Bayesian analysis of mising data

Su, Yu-Ru

Ph.D.

2006

2011

Jane-Ling Wang

Survival analysis for incomplete data

Graduated 2010
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Mao, Meng

Ph.D.

2004

2010

Jane-Ling Wang

Semiparametric efficient estimation for a class of generalized proportional odds cure models

Greasby, Tamara

Ph.D.

2004

2010

Prabir Burman

Powering the future: wind power forecasts for Solano, California

Hagar, Yolanda

Ph.D.

2004

2010

Laurel Beckett

Estimating colorectal cancer screening in the presence of missing data in a population with a resistant subset and multiple observations

Graduated 2009
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Barkauskas, Donald

Ph.D.

2006

2009

David Rocke

Statistical analysis of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry data with applications to cancer biomarker detection

Taylor, Sandra

Ph.D.

2004

2009

Katherine Pollard

Composite interval mapping for point-mass mixtures

Wang, Ying-Fang

Ph.D.

2002

2009

Fushing Hsieh

Topics on Multivariate Two-Stage Current-Status Data and Missing Covariates in Survival Analysis

Graduated 2008
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Cendak, Rose

M.S.

2006

2008

n/a

n/a

Liu, Jingyi

Ph.D.

2004

2008

Prabir Burman

A Shrinkage-Average Method for Fitting High Dimensional Linear Models

Nguyen, Thuan

Ph.D.

2002

2008

Jiming Jiang

New Procedures of Fence Methods and their Applications

Saito, Naomi

M.S.

2007

2008

n/a

n/a

Graduated 2007
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Chefo, Solomon

Ph.D.

2005

2007

Alex Tsodikov

Multinomial Regression Model Fitting: a Fake Mixture Formulation

Leong, Christopher

M.S.

2005

2007

n/a

n/a

Tang, Rong

Ph.D.

2002

2007

Hans-Georg Müller

Curve Synchronization and discovery of Time-Warped Clusters for Time Course Microarray Data

Tseng, Szu-Ching

Ph.D

2000

2007

Alex Tsodikov

A Generalized Self-consistency Approach to semiparametric survival models

Zhang, Zhen

Ph.D

2003

2007

Hans-Georg Müller

Functional Data Analysis for Densities

Graduated 2006
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Ghosh, Jagganath

M.S.

2004

2006

n/a

n/a

Tennessen, Kristin

M.S.

2004

2006

n/a

n/a

Yu, Qilu

Ph.D.

2002

2006

Laurel Beckett

Modeling Correlated Longitudinal Processes, with Some Process Partially Observed

Zhou, Jufen

M.S.

2005

2006

n/a

n/a

Graduated 2005
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Chiang, Vicky

M.S.

2003

2005

n/a

n/a

Graduated 2004
Name
Degree
Entered
Graduated
Thesis Adviser
Thesis Title (Ph.D. only)

Chiechi, Christine

M.S.

2002

2004

n/a

n/a