Primary Faculty

  • Matthew Bognar
    Associate Professor of Instruction
    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, Educational Software, High Performance Computing (HPC), Parallel Computing, Programming Languages: C++, Java, R, OpenMP, Eigen, TNT, Boost, Blitz, Intel MKL, Objective C/C++, Flutter, Swift/SwiftUI, Spatial Statistics, Stochastic Differential Equations (SDE's)

    358 SH
    319-335-0799
  • Kung-Sik Chan
    Professor and DEO, Statistics and Actuarial Science
    Robert V. Hogg Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
    Research Interests:

    Time Series Analysis, Data Mining, High-dimensional Inference, Medical Statistics, Statistical Ecology, Fisheries Statistics, Hydrology, Epidemiological Modeling, Stochastic Differential Equation Modeling, Sampling-based Inference, Chaos, Semiparametric Statistics

    Office Hours:

    MWF noon-1pm, or by appointment.

    241 SH
    319-335-2849
  • Rhonda DeCook
    Lecturer
    Research Interests:

    Data Science: Incorporating data science tools into courses with R., Statistical consulting: Working with researchers in analyzing observational and experimental data. Providing statistical consulting for research data and collection.

    211 SH
    319-335-3249
  • Joyee Ghosh
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics

    Office Hours:

    By appointment only.

    372 SH
    319-335-0816
  • Jian Huang
    Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Research Interests:

    High-Dimensional Statistics, Semiparametric Inference, Statistical Genetics, Survival Analysis

    271 SH
    319-335-0823
  • Joseph Lang
    Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Research Interests:

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

    207 SH
    319-335-3129
  • Michelle Larson
    Lecturer
    Associate, Society of Actuaries
    221 SH
    319-335-0814
  • Erning Li
    Lecturer
    Research Interests:

    longitudinal, functional, and multivariate data, mixed effects models and measurement errors, multivariate tests, semiparametric and nonparametric inferences

    231 SH
    319-335-0820
  • Ambrose
    Associate Professor
    Fellow, Society of Actuaries
    Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst
    Research Interests:

    Dependence Structures, Optimal (re)insurance, Quantitative risk management, Risk measures

    368 SH
    319-335-1915
  • Assistant Professor
    205 SH
    319-467-1802
  • Elias Shiu
    Professor
    Research Interests:

    Actuarial Science, Asset/Liability Management, Mathematical Finance

    362 SH
    319-335-2580
  • N.D. Shyamalkumar
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Actuarial Science: Statistical Inference of Risk Measures, Dependence Modeling in the Tails, Applied Probability: Probabilistic Trees, Analysis of Algorithms

    Office Hours:

    Monday: 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Wednesday: 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Friday: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    208 SH
    319-335-1980
  • Sanvesh
    Assistant Professor
    Office Hours:

    Monday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Wednesday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Friday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    219 SH
    319-335-0824
  • Osnat Stramer
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Inference of stochastic processes using Bayesian Statistics.: with Biology and Finance applications., Monte Carlo methods in Statistics., Stability theory for Markov chains

    370 SH
    319-335-3182
  • Aixin Tan
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Bayesian Statistics, Model Selection

    Office Hours:

    Wednesday: 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm, Thursday: 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

    259 SH
    319-335-0821
  • Luke Tierney
    Professor
    Ralph E. Wareham Professor of Mathematical Sciences
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
    Research Interests:

    Bayesian Methods, Computing Environments for Statistics, Statistical Computing, Statistical Graphics

    Office Hours:

    By appointment only.

    209 SH
    319-335-3386
  • Josh Zhiwei Tong
    Assistant Professor
    374 SH
    319-467-0160
  • Boxiang Wang
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Data science, Machine learning

    Office Hours:

    Monday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am, Wednesday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am, Friday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    261 SH
    319-335-2294
  • Blake Whitten
    Lecturer
    Research Interests:

    Applied Time Series Forecasting, Business Applications of Statistics, Missing-Data Methodology, Statistical Computing, Statistical Pedagogy and Education

    Office Hours:

    Monday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Wednesday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Thursday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    260 SH
    319-335-0647
  • Dale Zimmerman
    Professor
    Fellow, American Statistical Association
    Research Interests:

    antedependence models, environmetrics, linear model theory, spatial statistics, sports statistics

    217 SH
    319-335-0818