Faculty

  • Kung-Sik Chan
    Robert V. Hogg Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

    PhD, Princeton University, 1986,

    Research Interests:

    Research Interests: Time Series Analysis, High-Dimensional inference, Stochastic Processes, Environmetrics, Medical Statistics

    Office Hours:

    MWF noon-1pm, or by appointment.

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

    PhD, University of Minnesota, 1994

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, Environmental Statistics, Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, High Performance Computing

    Office Hours:

    Tuesday 2:30-3:20; Wednesday 10:30 - 11:20 a.m.; Thursday 1:30 - 2:20 p.m.; Please feel free to make appointments to see me outside of office hours, and to send me questions by e-mail.

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

    PhD, Duke University, 2008

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Bayesian Variable Selection & Model Averaging in Linear Models, Generalized Linear Models & Latent Variable Models, Computational Statistics, Data Confidentiality

    Office Hours:

    By appointment only.

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

    Ph.D., University of Washington 1994

    Research Interests:

    High-Dimensional Statistics, Bioinformatics, Survival Analysis, Nonparametric and Semiparametrics, Statistical Genetics

    Office Hours:

    Tuesdays 2:30-3:30 pm and Fridays 3:30-4:30 pm or by appointment.

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

    PhD, University of Florida, 1992

    Research Interests:

    Statistical inference for Categorical Data, Exact and Approximate Interval Estimation, Foundations of Mathematical Statistics and Inference (Freq, Bayes, Fiducial, Fuzzy), Causal inference and Missing Data, Generalized Regression Modeling

    Office Hours:

    By appointment only.

    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:

    2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday and Wednesday or 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 Professor of Actuarial Science

    PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1975

    Research Interests:

    Actuarial Science, Mathematical Finance, Mathematical Risk Theory, Asset/Liability Management

    Office Hours:

    10 – 11 AM Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, or by appointment

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

    PhD, Purdue University, 1996

    Research Interests:

    Statistical Modeling in Actuarial Science, Risk Management, Asymptotic Statistics, Applied Probability, Bayesian Nonparametrics

    Office Hours:

    12:00pm to 1:00pm MWF or by appointment

    233 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-1980
  • Sanvesh
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D., Purdue University, 2013

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, especially Bayesian inference for large and complex ("big") Data using the divide-and-conquer technique, , Statistical learning based on High-Dimensional regularization, Bayesian Machine Learning, Latent Variable

    Office Hours:

    Wednesdays 1:00–3:00 p.m. & Fridays 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    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:

    MWF 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, or by appointment.

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

    PhD, University of Florida, 2009

    Research Interests:

    Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Bayesian Statistics, Model Selection

    Office Hours:

    Wed. 1–2:30pm and Thur. 2–3pm, or by appointment

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

    PhD, University of Science and Technology of China, 2001

    Research Interests:

    Actuarial Science, Extreme Value Theory, Quantitative Risk Management, Applied Probability

    Office Hours:

    1:30–2:20 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

    Office Hours:

    By appointment only.

    209 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-3386
  • Boxiang Wang
    Assistant Professor

    Office Hours:

    MWF 2:20 PM – 3:10 PM

    261 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-2294
  • Dale Zimmerman
    Professor
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Fellow, American Statistical Association

    PhD, Iowa State University, 1986

    Research Interests:

    Spatial Statistics, Linear Models, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Environmetrics, Sports Statistics

    Office Hours:

    10:30 am – noon, Tuesday and Thursday; or by appointment

    217 Schaeffer Hall
    (319) 335-0818