Recent Ph.D. Dissertations

Department of Statistics – Academic Commons Link to Recent Ph.D. Dissertations (2011 – present)

2021 Ph.D. Dissertations

      1. Tong Li

        On the Construction of Minimax Optimal Nonparametric Tests with Kernel Embedding Methods

        Sponsor: Liam Paninski

      2. Ding Zhou

        Advances in Statistical Machine Learning Methods for Neural Data Science

        Sponsor: Liam Paninski

      3. Milad Bakhshizadeh

        Phase retrieval in the high-dimensional regime

        Sponsor: Arian Maleki

      4. Chi Wing Chu

        Semiparametric Inference of Censored Data with Time-dependent Covariates

        Sponsor: Zhiliang Ying

      5. Miguel Angel Garrido Garcia

        Characterization of the Fluctuations in a Symmetric Ensemble of Rank-Based Interacting Particles

        Sponsor: Ioannis Karatzas

      6. Rishabh Dudeja

        High-dimensional Asymptotics for Phase Retrieval with Structured Sensing Matrices

        Sponsor: Arian Maleki

      7. Zhi Wang

        Statistical Learning for Process Data

        Sponsor: Jingchen Liu

      8. Yuling Yao

        Toward a scalable Bayesian workflow

        Sponsor: Andrew Gelman

2020 Ph.D. Dissertations

      1. Jonathan Auerbach

        Some Statistical Models for Prediction

        Sponsor: Shaw-Hwa Lo

      2. Adji Bousso Dieng

        Deep Probabilistic Graphical Modeling

        Sponsor: David Blei

      3. Guanhua Fang

        Latent Variable Models in Measurement: Theory and Application

        Sponsor: Zhiliang Ying

      4. Promit Ghosal

        Time Evolution of the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang Equation

        Sponsor: Ivan Corwin

      5. Lydia Hsu

        Partition-based Model Representation Learning

        Sponsor: Shaw-Hwa Lo

      6. Sihan Huang

        Community Detection in Social Networks: Multilayer Networks and Pairwise Covariates

        Sponsor: Zhiliang Ying

      7. Peter JinHyung Lee

        Spike Sorting for Large-scale Multi-electrode Array Recordings in Primate Retina

        Sponsor: Liam Paninski

      8. Brian Ling

        Statistical Analysis of Complex Data in Survival and Event History Analysis

        Sponsor: Zhiliang Ying

      9. Yixin Wang

        Multiple Causal Inference with Bayesian Factor Models

        Sponsor: David Blei

      10. Wenda Zhou

        New perspectives in cross-validation

        Sponsor: Arian Maleki

        Link to PhD Dissertations on Academic Commons