Student Awards

Sponsored by IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

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Year

Student

University

Paper Title

Advisor

2017 Zach Branson Harvard University A Nonparametric Bayesian Methodology for Analyzing Regression Discontinuity Designs Luke Miratrix
2017 Yeongjin Gwon University of Connecticut Network Meta-Regression for Ordinal Outcomes: Applications in Comparing Crohn’s Disease Treatments Ming-Hui Chen
2017 Suzanne Thornton Rutgers University-New Brunswick Approximate Confidence Distribution Computing: An Effective Likelihood-Free Method With Statistical Guarantees Min-ge Xie
2017 Elizabeth Upton Boston University Bayesian Network Regularized Regression for Modeling Urban Crime Occurrences Luis Carvalho
2017 Wenjie Wang University of Connecticut Extended Cox Model by ECM Algorithm for Uncertain Survival Records Due to Imperfect Data Integration Kun Chen and Jun Yan
2015 Yang Chen Harvard University Analyzing Single-Molecule Protein Transportation Experiments via Hierarchical Hidden Markov Models Samuel Kou
2015 Yu Lu Yale University Rate Optimal Graphon Estimation Harrison Zhou
2015 Yu-Bo Wang University of Connecticut A New Monte Carlo Method for Computing Marginal Likelihoods Lynn Kuo and Ming-Hui Chen
2015 Anderson Zhang Yale University Achieving Optimal Misclassification Proportion in Stochastic Block Model Harrison Zhou
2013 Alexander Franks Harvard University Estimating a Structured Covariance Matrix from Multi-lab Measurements in High-throughput Biology Edoardo Airoldi
2013 Gyuhyeong Goh University of Connecticut Bayesian Predictive Model Assessment and Selection with Bregman Divergence Dipak Dey
2013 Zhao Ren Yale University Statistical Inference and Optimalities in Estimation of Gaussian Graphical Model Harrison Zhou
2011 Alexander Blocker Harvard University Deconvolution of Mixing Time Series on a Graph Xiao-Li Meng and Edo Airoldi
2011 Jeffrey Miller Brown University A Practical Algorithm for Exact Inference on Tables and Exact Enumeration and Sampling of Matrices with Specified Margins Matthew Harrison and Stuart Geman
2011 Layla Parast Harvard University Landmark Prediction of Long Term Survival Incorporating Short Term Event Time Information Tianxi Cai
2011 Hui Yao University of Connecticut Bayesian Modeling and Inference for Meta Data with Applications in Efficacy Evaluation of an Allergic Rhinitis Drug Ming-Hui Chen
2009 Paul Baines Harvard University Bayesian Analysis of Stellar Populations Xiao-Li Meng
2009 Xiaojing Wang University of Connecticut Augmented Estimating Equations for Semiparametric Panel Count Regression Jun Yan
2009 Tasneem Zaihra University of Windsor Interval estimation of risk difference for data sampled from clusters Sudhir Paul
2009 Jian Zou University of Connecticut Vast Volatility Matrix Estimation for High-Frequency Yazhen Wang
2007 Sourish Das University of Connecticut Model Diagnostics for Generalized Linear Models Dipak Dey
2007 Xiaohong Li University of Massachusetts An Expectation Conditional Maximization Approach to Estimation of Malaria Haplotype Frequencies Andrea Foulkes
2007 Jingchen Liu Harvard University Efficient Simulation for Large Deviation Probabilities of Sums of Heavy-tailed Increments Jose Blanchet and Xiao-Li Meng
2007 Andrew Thomas Harvard University Perfect Sampling of a Probit Model Posterior Jose Blanchet
2005 Gopika Goswami Harvard University On Population Based Methods of Clustering Jun Liu

Sponsored by Google and Microsoft

Sorted by year and student last name

Year

Student

University

Paper Title

Advisor

2010 Keith Betts Harvard University Robust Survival Prediction via Linear Transformation Models David Harrington
2010 Alexander Blocker Harvard University A Bayesian Approach to the Analysis of Time Symmetry in Light Curves: Reconsidering Scorpius X-1 Occultations Xiao-Li Meng
2010 Mark Fiecas Brown University The Generalized Shrinkage Estimator For Spectral Analysis of Multivariate Time Series Hernando Ombao
2010 Ada Lau University of Oxford Spatiotemporal Kriging and Correlation Modeling of Wind Power Generation Patrick McSharry
2010 Xianchao Xie Harvard University Multiple Imputation: A Negotiation of Two Parties Xiao-Li Meng
2010 Sihai Zhao Harvard University Principled Sure Independence Screening for Cox Models with Ultra-High-Dimensional Covariates Yi Li

Other sponsors

Other sponsors include ASA Boston Chapter, Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Harvard University, PROMETRIKA, SAS Institute Inc. JMP Division, and Boston University.

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Year

Student

University

Paper Title

Advisor

2014 Elham Azizi Boston University Learning Modular Structures from Network Data and Node Variables James Galagan
2014 Thiago Costa Harvard University Local Algorithm to Estimate Graphons by Stochastic Blockmodels Approximation Edoardo Airoldi
2014 Peng Ding Harvard University A Paradox from Randomization-Based Causal Inference Donald Rubin, Luke Miratrix, and Tirthankar Dasgupta
2014 Ian Johnston Boston University Hierarchical Gene-Proximity Models for Genome-Wide Association Studies Luis Carvalho
2012 Karthik Bharath University of Connecticut Do Jumps Lead to Clusters? Dipak Dey and Vladimir Pozdnyakov
2012 Alexander Blocker Harvard University Template-Based Methods for Analyzing Chromatin Structure Dynamics Genome-Wide Edoardo Airoldi
2012 Hossein Soufiani Harvard University Graphlet Decomposition of a Weighted Network Edoardo Airoldi