Group Members


Current PhD Students

  • Qiyu Han,
    BS in Mathematics, New York University
    MS in Mathematics in Finance, New York University

  • Danyang Wang,
    BS in Biotechnology, Nankai University
    MS in Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Pangpang Liu,
    BS in Economics and Law, China University of Political Science and Law
    MS in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Fudan University
    MS in Statistics, Georgia State University

  • Young Hyun Cho,
    BS in Economics, Sogang University
    MS in Statistics, Seoul National University

Former Postdocs and PhD Students

  • Pratik Ramprasad,
    PhD in Statistics, Purdue University, 2023
    Placement: Postdoc Fellow, UMN, 2023-

  • Yuantong Li,
    BS in Mathematics, Zhejiang University
    MS in Statistics, North Carolina State University
    Applied Scientist Intern, Amazon AWS AI, New York, 2021, 2022
    Now: PhD in Statistics, UCLA, 2022-

  • Dr. Shirong Xu, 2021 Fall-2022 Fall
    PhD in Statistics, School of Data Science, City University of Hong Kong, 2021
    Placement: Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCLA, 2022-

  • Jie Zhou, 2021
    BS in Statistics, University of Science and Technology of China
    PhD in Management Science, Miami Herbert Business School, 2021
    Research Scientist Intern, Amazon, Seattle, 2020
    Placement: Research Scientist, Amazon, Seattle, 2021-

  • Hilda Ibriga, 2021
    BS in Mathematics and Economics, Westminster College, Missouri
    PhD in Statistics, Purdue University, 2021
    Data Science Intern, Asana, San Francisco, 2018
    Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 2021
    B&M McLean Graduate Scholarship, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 2021
    Placement: Research Scientist, Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, 2021-

Former Interns at Yahoo Labs

  • Boxiang Wang, 2016 summer
    PhD in Statistics, University of Minnesota
    Now an assistant professor at University of Iowa.

  • Forough Arabshahi, 2016 summer
    PhD in EECS, University of California, Irvine
    Now a research scientist at Facebook.