Faculty

 

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Demetris Athienitis

Lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator
116B Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2972
Email: dathien
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Nonparametric and robust statistics concerning asymmetry; Time Series; Linear Models; Statistical Simulation

Education

  • Ph.D. (2011) University of Florida, Statistics
  • M.Stat. (2008) University of Florida, Statistics
  • B.A. (2005) Rutgers University, Mathematics & Statistics
Deborah Burr

Deborah Burr

Lecturer
116C Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2973
Email: burr
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Bootstrap; Errors-in-variables; Meta-analysis; Statistical computing; Survival Analysis; Ergonomics; Risk and prevention of lower back disorders

Education

  • Ph.D. (1985) Stanford University, Statistics
  • B.S. (1978) Furman University, Mathematics
Daniels

Michael Daniels

Professor, Chair, and Andrew Banks Family Endowed Chair
102C Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2966
Email: mdaniels
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Bayesian Methodology; Biostatistics; Missing Data; Causal Inference

Education

  • A.B. (1991) Brown University, Applied Mathematics
  • Sc.D. (1995) Harvard University, Biostatistics
Doss

Hani Doss

Professor
222 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2991
Email: doss
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Markov chain Monte Carlo;nnon/ semi-parametric Bayesian methods; Bayesian methods in biostatistics; survival analysis

Education

  • Ph.D. (1982) Stanford University, Statistics
  • M.S. (1978) Stanford University, Mathematics
  • B.S. (1976) SUNY at Stony Brook, Mathematics
Gosh

Malay Ghosh

Distinguished Professor
223 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2992
Email: ghoshm
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Small area estimation; case-control studies; Bayesian inference; empirical Bayes analysis

Education

  • B.A. (1962) Calcutta University, Statistics
  • M.A. (1964) Calcutta University, Statistics
  • Ph.D. (1969) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Statistics
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James Hobert

Professor and Graduate Coordinator
204 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2990
Email: jhobert
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Convergence rates of Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms; Perfect sampling algorithms; Connections between Markov chain theory and decision theory

Education

  • B.S. (1989) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Chemistry
  • M.S. (1992) Cornell University, Statistics
  • Ph.D. (1994) Cornell University, Statistics
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Kshitij Khare

Associate Professor
208 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2985
Email: kdkhare
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Statistical methodology for graphical models and high dimensional inference; Convergence rates of Markov chains arising from Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC); Construction of Gaussian fields from Markov chains and connections to Bayesian methodology; Semi-supervised learning

Education

  • Ph.D. (Statistics), Stanford University (2009)
  • Masters (Financial Mathematics), Stanford University (2009)
  • Masters (Statistics), Indian Statistical Institute (2004)
  • Bachelors (Statistics), Indian Statistical Institute (2002)
George Michailidis

George Michailidis

Professor and Director of the Informatics Institute
205 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 294-3913
Email: gmichail
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Multivariate Analysis and Machine Learning; Computational Statistics; Change-point Estimation; Stochastic Processing Networks; Bioinformatics; Network Tomography; Visual Analytics; Statistical Methodology with Applications to Computer, Communications and Sensor Networks.
Mocko

Megan Mocko

Master Lecturer
117B Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2975
Email: mmeece
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Statistical education

Education

  • B.S. (1999) University of South Carolina, Statistics and Mathematics
  • M.S. (2001) University of South Carolina, Statistics
Rohit Patra

Rohit Patra

Assistant Professor
221 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2996
Email: rohitpatra
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Non- and semi-parametric estimation, large sampletheory;inference in non-standard models, with applications in astronomy, genetics; economics
Presnell

Brett Presnell

Associate Professor
225 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2989
Email: presnell
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Nonparametric statistics; Resampling methods

Education

  • B.A. (1980) Florida State University, Mathematics
  • M.S. (1981) Florida State University, Mathematics
  • M.S. (1985) Florida State University, Statistics
  • Ph.D. (1989) Florida State University, Statistics
Ripol

Maria Ripol

Senior Lecturer
117C Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2976
Email: mripol
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

Statistical education

Education

  • B.A. (1987) University of Puerto Rico, Mathematics
  • M.S. (1990) University of Puerto Rico, Applied Mathematics
  • M.S. (1994) Cornell University, Statistics
Rosalsky

Andrew Rosalsky

Professor
206 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2983
Email: rosalsky
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Probability theory; strong and weak limit theorems for sums of random variables; Banach space valued random elements

Education

  • A.B. (1970) Indiana University, Mathematics
  • A.M. (1972) Indiana University, Mathematics
  • Ph.D. (1978) Rutgers University, Statistics
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Zhihua Su

Assistant Professor
207 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2993
Email: zhihuasu
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Multivariate Analysis; Dimension Reduction

Education

  • Ph.D. (2012) University of Minnesota, Statistics
  • M.S. (2011) University of Minnesota, Statistics
  • B.S. (2006) Fudan University, Mathematics
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Larry Winner

Senior Lecturer
228 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2995
Email: winner Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Statistical education

Education

  • B.S. (1985) University of Florida, Statistics
  • M.S. (1986) Ohio State University, Statistics
  • Ph.D. (1994) North Carolina State University, Statistics
Samuel Wong

Samuel Wong

Assistant Professor
220 Griffin-Floyd Hall, P.O. Box 118545
Gainesville, FL 32611-8545
(352) 273-2984
Email: swkwong
Personal Webpage

Research Interests

  • Statistical computing, Bayesian inference and modeling; Monte Carlo methods, with applications to biophysics, biology, and engineering

Education

  • Ph.D. (2013) Harvard University, Statistics
  • A.M. (2009) Harvard University, Statistics
  • B.S. (2008) University of British Columbia, Mathematics and Statistics