Aixin Tan

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Bayesian modeling and computing

Selected professional memberships

  • International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), 2015
  • American Statistical Association (ASA), 2010
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), 2010

Selected publications

  • Roy, V., TAN, A. & Flegal, J. (2018). Estimating standard errors for importance sampling estimators with multiple Markov chains. Statistica Sinica, 28, 1079-1101.
  • TAN, A., Huang, J. (2016). Bayesian inference for high-dimensional linear regression under mnet priors. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 44, 180-197.
  • TAN, A., Doss, H. & Hobert, J. P. (2015). Honest importance sampling with multiple Markov chains. J. Comput. Graph. Statist., 24, 792-826.
  • Ghosh, J., TAN, A. (2015). Sandwich algorithms for Bayesian variable selection. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 81, 76-88.
  • Doss, H., TAN, A. (2014). Estimates and standard errors for ratios of normalizing constants from multiple Markov chains via regeneration. J. R. Stat. Soc. Ser. B. Stat. Methodol., 76, 683-712.
  • Qian, X., TAN, A., Wang, W., Ling, J. J., McKeown, R. D. & Zhang, C. (2012). Statistical Evaluation of Experimental Determinations of Neutrino Mass Hierarchy. Physical Review D, 86, 113011.
  • TAN, A., Hobert, J. P. (2009). Block Gibbs sampling for Bayesian random effects models with improper priors: Convergence and regeneration. J. Comput. Graph. Statist., 18, 861-878.
  • Hobert, J. P., TAN, A. & Liu, R. (2007). When is Eaton's chain irreducible?. Bernoulli, 13, 641-652.
  • Im, Y., Tan, A. (In Press). Bayesian subgroup analysis in regression using mixture models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis.
  • Jin, R., Tan, A. (2021). Fast MCMC for high dimensional Bayesian regression models with shrinkage priors. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.
Research areas
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Computational statistics
  • Data science
  • High-dimensional statistics
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo
  • Model selection
  • Statistical consulting
Portrait of Aixin Tan
PhD, Statistics, University of Florida
MS, Statistics, University of Florida
BS, Probability and Statistics, Peking University
Contact Information

University of Iowa
259 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
20 East Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States