Michael R. Allen, "Inference and Bootstrap for Some Linear Time Series Models".  Completed: Summer 1997. Currently at Department of Mathematics, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505.


S. Kim (jointly with I. V. Basawa), "Inference for Nonlinear Time Series Models via Estimating Functions". Completed: Spring 1998. Currently in S. Korea.


Dipankar Bandopadhyay,  "Novel Nonparametric Methods for Event Time Data." Completed: Spring 2006. Currently an Associate Professor at Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.


DeSale Habtzghi (jointly with M. Meyer), "Maximum Likelihood Based Estimation of Hazard Function under Shape Restrictions and Related Statistical Inference". Completed: Spring 2006. Currently at Department of Statistics, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325.


HaiTao Zheng (jointly with I. V. Basawa), "Inference for Time Series Models for Count Data". Completed: Summer 2005. Currently a professor in the Department of Statistics, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China.


Lan Ling, "Inference for Multistate Models".  Completed: Summer 2008. Currently an Assistant Professor at Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912.


Vasyl Pihur (jointly with Susmita Datta), Statistical Methods for High-Dimensional Genomics Data Analysis. Completed: Summer 2009. Currently a Quantitative Analyst at Google/YouTube.


Jie Fan, Inference for Time to Event and Sojourn Time Data under Right Censoring Using Reweighting Approaches. Completed: Summer 2010. Currently at Ascend One, Columbia, MD.


Doug Lorenz (Department of Mathematics, jointly with R. Gill), Marginal

Nonparametric Inference for Waiting Times in Multistage Models: Hypothesis

Testing and Regression. Completed: Spring 2010. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville.


Farida Mostajabi (jointly with Susmita Datta), Regression Methods for Multistate Models, Censoring and High Dimensional Data. Completed: Summer 2011. Currently at Medpace Inc., Cincinnati, OH 45227.


Nicole Ferguson (jointly with G. Brock), Methods and Software for Nonparametric Estimation in Multistate Models. Completed: Summer 2011.

Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA 30144.


Sutirtha Chakraborty (jointly with Susmita Datta). “Novel Methods based on

Regression Techniques to Analyze Multistate Models and High-dimensional Omics Data” Completed: Summer 2013.


Joe Bible. Regression Methods for Clustered Data. Expected completion: Summer 2015.


Sandipan Datta. Expected completion: Summer 2016.


Hyoyoung Choo-Wosoba. Expected completion: Summer 2016.


Younathan Abdia. Expected completion: Summer 2016.


Yu-Tin Chen. Statistical models for dental data. Expected completion: Summer 2017.



Cathleen Gillespie, "Intra-Individual Variation in Serum Vitamin A Measures Among Participants in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988-1994". Completed: Spring 2002.


Yang Fan, "A New Bivariate Survival Function Estimator under Random Right Censoring". Completed: Spring 2005.


Vasyl Pihur, "Weighted Rank Aggregation of Cluster Validation Measures: A Monte Carlo Cross-Entropy Approach". Completed: Spring 2007.


Jie Fan (jointly with G. Brock),  "Imputation Based Statistical Tests for Right Censored Data". Completed: Summer 2007.


Bart Brown (jointly with G. Brock), "A Novel Method for Reference Interval Estimation Using the Inverted Q-Q Plot". Completed: Summer 2007.


Ming Wang (jointly with M. Kong), "Analysis for Clustered Longitudinal Data". Completed: Summer 2008.


Daniel Riggs, "An Investigation of Sliced Inverse Regression with Censored Data". Completed, Summer 2010.


Sheng Xu (jointly with M. Kong), "Marginal models for Iowa Flouride Study". Completed, Spring 2013.



1/2014: Ling Lan joins FDA.


6/2013: Sutirtha Chakraborty joins Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University as a Post-doc under Prof. Rafael Irizarry


1/2012: Sutirtha Chakraborty publishes in Bioinformatics.


10/2011: Ling Lan gives birth to baby Annabella.


8/2011: Nicole Ferguson joins the faculty of Kennesaw State University as an Assistant Professor.


8/2011: Farida Mostajabi joins Medpace Inc.


8/2011: Louisville Biostats hires Doug Lorenz as an Assistant Professor.


7/2011: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay has moved to Division of Biostatistics, Univ of Minnesota as an Associate Professor.


7/2011: Vasyl Pihur has accepted a position at Google/YouTube.


8/2010: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay is appointed a member of the Finance committee of the International Biometric Society for 2010 – 2014.


8/2009: Vasyl Pihur has accepted a post-doctoral position with Johns Hopkins University starting Fall 2009 for two years. He will be co-mentored by Profs. Rafael Irizarry and Arabinda Ghosh.


8/2009: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay is appointed Members of Regional Advisory Board of ENAR (of International Biometric Society) 2009-2011.


1/2009: Ling Lan wins a Student paper award from the Nonparametric Statistics section of ASA for her presentation at JSM 2008

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