Faculty

  • Kung-Sik Chan
    Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    PhD, Princeton University, 1986,

    Research Interests:

    Research Interests: Time Series Analysis, Chaos, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Stochastic Differential Equations, Stochastic Processes, Ecological Modeling

    Office Hours:

    263 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-2849
  • Kate Cowles
    Professor

    PhD, University of Minnesota, 1994

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, Biomedical and Environmental Applications

    Office Hours:

    M 12:30-1:20; W 10:30-11:20; Th 1:30 -2:20 or by appointment.

    374 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0727
  • Joyee Ghosh
    Associate Professor

    PhD, Duke University, 2008

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian statistics. Bayesian variable selection and model averaging in linear models, generalized linear models and latent variable models. Computational statistics, Data confidentiality. Applications in reproductive epidemiology and genetic epidemiology.

    Office Hours:

    MWF 11:00-11:30 AM, 3:15-3:45 PM, or by appointment.

    372 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0816
  • Jian Huang
    Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association

    Ph.D., University of Washington 1994

    Research Interests:

    Statistical Genetics, Nonparametrics and Semiparametrics, Survival Analysis.

    Office Hours:

    271 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0823
  • Joseph Lang
    Professor and Chair
    Fellow, American Statistical Association

    PhD, University of Florida, 1992

    Research Interests:

    Categorical Data Analysis

    Office Hours:

    M 11:20-12:20, W 9:00-10:00, 11:20-12:20, or by appointment.

    241 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0712
  • Ambrose
    Assistant Professor
    Fellow, Society of Actuaries
    Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst

    Ph.D. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Research Interests:

    Dependence Structures, Risk Measures, Quantitative Risk Management

    Office Hours:

    2:30-3:30 pm, MWF, and by appointment.

    368 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-1915
  • Ralph Russo
    Professor

    PhD, State University of New York, 1980

    Research Interests:

    Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes

    Office Hours:

    205 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0817
  • Elias Shiu
    Professor
    Principal Financial Group Foundation Professor

    PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1975

    Research Interests:

    Asset/Liability Management, Mathematical Finance, Risk Theory

    Office Hours:

    1:45–3:15 PM Tuesday and Thursday, or by appointment

    362 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-2580
  • N.D. Shyamalkumar
    Associate Professor

    PhD, Purdue University, 1996

    Research Interests:

    Actuarial Science

    Office Hours:

    1:00pm to 2:00pm MWF or by appointment

    208 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-1980
  • Sv
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D., Purdue University, 2013

    Research Interests:

    Office Hours:

    Mondays 2:30–4:30 pm & Wednesdays 3:30–4:30 pm

    219 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0824
  • Osnat Stramer
    Associate Professor

    PhD, Colorado State University, 1993

    Research Interests:

    Time Series, Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, Stochastic Processes

    Office Hours:

    Monday 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m., Friday 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. or by appointment.

    370 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-3182
  • Aixin Tan
    Assistant Professor

    PhD, University of Florida, 2009

    Research Interests:

    Markov chain Monte Carlo, Bayesian variable selection, Bayesian mixture modeling

    Office Hours:

    MWF 9:35 – 10:25 a.m. or by appointment

    259 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0821
  • Qihe Tang
    Professor

    PhD, University of Science and Technology of China, 2001

    Research Interests:

    Extreme Value Theory in Insurance, Finance and Quantitative Risk Management

    Office Hours:

    2:30–3:20 P.M. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or by appointment.

    360 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0730
  • Luke Tierney
    Professor
    Ralph E. Wareham Professor of Mathematical Sciences
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    PhD, Cornell University, 1980

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Approximate Bayesian Methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, Statistical Computing, Computing Environments for Statistics, Dynamic Graphics

    Office Hours:

    MWF 10:30 – 11:20 or by appointment

    209 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-3386
  • Dale Zimmerman
    Professor
    Robert V. Hogg Professor
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Fellow, American Statistical Association

    PhD, Iowa State University, 1986

    Research Interests:

    Spatial Statistics, Linear Models, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Environmetrics

    Office Hours:

    1:30- 3:30 PM Mondays; 1:30-3:00 PM on Thursday or by appointement.

    217 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0818