### Dillon Aberasturi

PhD Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Ed Bedrick

B.S. Statistics and Biochemistry, University of Nevada-Reno M.S. Statistics, University of Nevada-Reno

PhD Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Ed Bedrick

B.S. Statistics and Biochemistry, University of Nevada-Reno M.S. Statistics, University of Nevada-Reno

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

B.A. Philosophy and Mathematics University of Arizona. M.A. Philosophy University of Arizona

Member of Executive Committee

Associate Professor, Biosystems Engineering

Statistical genomics/metagenomics; Single cell data analysis; Data mining and machine learning

Associate Professor Agricultural-Resource Economics

Production Economics, Econometrics, Agricultural Policy

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Bachelor of Engineering, Thapar University

Professor, School of Mind, Brain and Behavior

Machine learning; Mathematical modeling of geometric form; Multi-modal data; Statistical applications in computer vision.

Member of Executive Committee

Professor College of Law

Bayesian statistics; Causation and selection models; Empirical methods in law; Discrimination; Expert witnesses

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

BS Mathematics and Computer Science, UArizona

Member of Executive Committee

Professor, Public Health

Analysis of observational data; Bayesian methods; Generalized linear and mixed models

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

B.A. Statistics & Data Science University of Arizona

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

B.A. Statistics & Data Science University of Arizona

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Research focus is methods for handling missing data in intervention and cluster randomized trials, patient reported outcomes, and on research methods evaluation.

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences

Research interests include computational hydrology, with a focus on deep learning, physically based models and hybrid differentiable models. Also scientific computing and open science.

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Ph. D. Student

Class of 2027

Bachelor of Science Mathematics, College of William and Mary

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Melanie Bell

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Melanie Bell

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona

Professor Emeritus, Mathematics

Markov processes; Large sample theory; Statistical shape analysis; Economic theory of growth under uncertainty.

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Measurement and normalization, Quantitative proteomics, Statistical methods for compositional data.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Sunder Sethuraman

B.A. Mathematics, University of Arizona

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Sunder Sethuraman

B.A. Mathematics, University of Arizona

M.S. Student

Class of 2025

BS Statistics & Data Science UArizona

Associate Professor - School of Plant Sciences

Our research is motivated by the threads that climate change imposes on the agricultural and natural plant ecosystem. Therefore, we develop imaging and simulation approaches to understand the function of natural variation in plants

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

BS Applied Statistics Northeastern University, MA Statistics Washington University in St. Louis

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Quality and Reliability Engineering, Beihang University, M.S. Control Science and Engineering, Beihang University

Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Research study design; Longitudinal data analysis; Risk assessment.

PhD Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

B.A. Business Admin, Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, M.S. Mathematical Sciences Statistics Track, University of Minnesota

Associate Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering

Optimization under Uncertainty, Conic Optimization, and their applications

Research Assistant Professor

Latent variable modeling; Measurement of change; Item response theory; Health outcomes research; Statistical consulting.

Assistant Professor, Translational Pharmacogenomics

Single-cell analysis, nanopore sequencing. His lab develops computational biology approaches to interpret single-cell omics profiles and nanopore sequencing readouts.

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Physics Illinois State University, Master of Engineering New Mexico State University - Las Cruces

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

B.S. Statistics & Data Science Molecular and Cellular Biology UArizona

Associate Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering

Methodologies in Optimization; Applied Operations Research; Data Mining and Machine Learning

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Industrial Engineering University of Tehran

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

B.A. Economics, University of Delaware, MS Applied Economics Boston College

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Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

Research Focuses: data mining, machine/deep learning, AI, recommender systems, and healthcare analytics.

Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Computational biology, with focus on inferring history and natural selection from population genomic data

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Melanie Bell

B.S. Physics, University of California at San Diego, Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Melanie Bell

B.S. Physics, University of California at San Diego, Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University

Member of Executive Committee

Associate Professor, Mathematics

High dimensional data; Machine learning; Change point detection

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Ed Bedrick

B.A. Mathematics, University of Dallas

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Ed Bedrick

B.A. Mathematics, University of Dallas

Professor of Communications

Applied statistics in the social sciences; Hypothesis testing; Moderator and mediator effects.

Professor, College of Public Health

Survival analysis; Missing data; Statistical modeling.

Professor, College of Public Health

High-dimensional data; Survival analysis; Longitudinal data; Missing data; Measurement error.

Assistant Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering

Research is focused on the design, analysis, and implementation of stochastic approximation methods for solving convex optimization and stochastic variational inequality problems with applications in machine learning, game theory, and power systems.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

BS Biotechnology and Ecological and Evolutionary Biology, Korea University, MS Statistics Sungkyunkwan University

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S Applied Math Damghan University, M.S. Math Khaje Nasireddin Toosi Technology University Tehran Iran

Associate Professor, College of Education

Measurement and educational assessment; Item response and generalizability theory; Value-added models; Random effects models.

PhD Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Applied Math and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University M.A. Economics, University of Arizona

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Bachelor of Science, Villanova University

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Biological Science East China Normal University, M.S. Statistics University of Kentucky, Ph.D. Biomedical Science East China Normal University

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Mathematics Northern Arizona University, M.S. Mathematics Northern Arizona University

Assistant Professor Medicine

Biomedical big data science, Translational bioinformatics, bioinformatics, clinical informatics.

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Computer Science/Mathematics University of Arizona, Bachelor of Engineering in Communication Engineering, Dalian Jiaotong University

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Computer Science/Mathematics University of Arizona, Bachelor of Engineering in Communication Engineering, Dalian Jiaotong University

Assistant Research Professor, R Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

Statistical genetics and genomics, including computational methods for analyzing large-scale sequencing data, rare variant association analysis, genomics-driven drug target discovery and precision medicine

Professor and Department Head, Physiology

The Liang group studies molecular systems medicine. e. The current work in our group focuses on three areas: (epi)genomics and precision medicine, regulatory RNA, and cellular metabolism, as they relate to hypertension, cardiovascular and kidney disease.

PhD Student

Class of 2024

B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, M.S. Probability and Mathematical Statisics, Sun Yat-Sen University

Associate Professor Mathematics

Stochastic nonlinear phenomena in biology and physics, especially problems from computational neuroscience and nonequilibrium statistical physics; Monte Carlo algorithms; numerical methods for stochastic differential equations; scientific computing.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr. Lin has worked extensively on statistical methods for meta-analysis, network meta-analysis of multiple-treatment comparisons, publication bias, and Bayesian methods. He is also interested in the applications of statistical methods to real-world proble

Associate Professor, Systems & Industrial Engineering

Dr Liu's research is in the integration of manufacturing engineering knowledge, control theory and advanced statistics for product quality and productivity improvement. His recent research focuses on system prognostic/diagnostic modeling and analysis and

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

Bachelor of Engineering University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

PhD Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

B.S. Plant Pathology and Microbiology, National Taiwan University, M.S. Biostatistics, Duke University

Assistant professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dimension reduction and variable selection, big data analytics, data integration

PhD Student

Class of 2026

Bachelor Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, M.S. Statistics Measurement Research University of Pennsylvania

PhD Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

B.A. International Economics and Trade, Central Southern University of Forestry and Technology M.B.A., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville M.S. Statistics and Operation Research, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

PhD Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Statistics, Taiyuan University of Technology

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2025

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

BS Veterinary Medicine Northeast Agricultural University Harbin China, MS Preventive Veterinary Medicine Zhejiang University Hangzhou China

PhD Student

Class of 2024

B.S. Mathematics Physics, M.S. Data Science, George Washington Univeristy

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Bachelor of Technology, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2027

Bachelor of Science Mathematics, University of Nevada Reno

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2025

Master of Science Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, University of Arizona

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Nicole Kersting

B.A. Mathematics Philosophy and Religion Elmira College

PhD Student

Class of 2025

BS Math, University of Minnesota, MS Statistics, University of Virginia

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Industrial Engineering University of Tehran

PhD Industrial Engineering, UArizona, 2022

Professor, School of Information

Machine Learning, Causal Inference, Activity Recognition and Understanding, Automated Planning, Knowledge Representation, Computational Cognitive Science

Associate Professor, Mathematics

Nonparametric statistics; Semiparametric modeling; Statistical genetics.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

BS Financial Engineering,Wuhan University, MS Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Statistical machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, approximate inference algorithms, and information-theoretic decision making

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Master of Engineering, Beihang University

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo Canada

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo Canada

Professor, Mathematics

Data analytics; Genomics; Environmental statistics; Risk assessment; History of statistics.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2024

BS Mathematics Shandong University, MS Data Science University of Wisconsin Madison

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Statistics & Data Science University of Arizona

Professor, Public Health

Biostatistics. Clinical trials; Epidemiological studies; Pharmacokinetics.

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Current Systems & Industrial Engineering PhD student

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M.S. Student

Class of 2024

B.S. Engineering Mathematics, University of Arizona

Assistant Professor, Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Multidisciplinary approach to study the dynamics of zoonotic infectious diseases. We develop computational, mathematical and data-driven models to understand the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases at the wildlife, livestock and human interface.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2024

Faulty Advisor Walt Piegorsch

BS Biology, University of Barcelona, Doctoral Degree Biology, University of Barcelona, Experimental Master's Degree Pharmaceutical Science, University of Barcelona

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

spatiotemporal statistics; Bayesian statistics; Ecological applications

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Professor, Mathematics

Probability and stochastic processes. Bayesian stick-breaking and applications. Models in statistical physics.

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.A. Business Administration Al Zaytoonah University of Jordan, MBA University of Jordan

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.A. Business Administration Al Zaytoonah University of Jordan, MBA University of Jordan

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2027

Master of Science Statistics, Panjab University

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Nicole Kersting

B.A. English University of South Caroline, Columbia, MA Curriculum and Instruction - ELS, Arizona State University, Master of Teaching - Elementary Teaching University of South Carolina, Columbia

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Applied Math and Statistics & Data Science

Professor of Natural Resources

Quantitative ecology; Dynamics of animal populations; Conservation biology.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2026

Bachelor of Engineering Beihang University, MS Computer Science UCLA

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Medical Imaging, Nonparamatric Modelling, Computational Biology

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

BA Economics University of Delhi, MS Applied Mathematics and Statistics SUNY Stony Brook

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

M.S. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

Bachelor of Engineering Beihang University, Baster of Engineering Beihang University

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

high dimensional Bayesian inference, latent variable models, small area estimation, psychometrics

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science, UArizona

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M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Computer Science University of Calgary, B.S. Mathematics University of British Columbia

M.S. Student

Class of 2024

Bachelor of Science, Villanova University

M.S. Student

Class of 2025

B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, KL, India. Ph.D. Mathematics National Institute of Technology, Kozhikode, India

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M.S. Student

Class of 2025

B.S. Statistics & Data Science, UArizona

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Biostatistics; Statistical genetics/genomics; Mixed models; Bayesian analysis; Resampling and MCMC methods.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

BA Mathematics Economics Northwestern University

Vice-Chair Executive Committee

Professor, Mathematics

Limit theorems; Statistical applications in the life sciences.

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Clayton Morrison

B.S. Mathematics University of Minnesota

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Clayton Morrison

B.S. Mathematics University of Minnesota

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Current Systems & Industrial Engineering PhD student

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2024

Faculty Advisor Jian Liu

B.S. Mathematics, University of Arizona

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Nicki Kersting

B.A. in International Business, Westminster College (SLC), M.S. in Education, University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering

Methodologies in Optimization: Saddle point problems, Distributed Optimization, Bilevel Optimization.Applications: Machine Learning, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2025

BS Pharmacological Chemistry UC San Diego, MS Statistics San Diego State University

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

B.S. Bioinformatics/Biostatistics shanghai Jiao Tong University

PhD Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Biological Science, Sichuan University Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington

PhD Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Helen Zhang

B.S. Biological Science, Sichuan University Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Machine Learning, learning theory.

Chair, Statistics GIDP

Professor, Mathematics

Nonparametric smoothing; Model selection; Data Mining; Statistical applications in biosciences and biomedicine.

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

B.S. Physics and Accounting, Shandong University M.S. Business Management, Hong Kong Baptist University

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2023

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

B.S. Science in Agriculture, Zhejiang University, China, Ph.D. Science in Genetics, Fudan University, China

M.S. Student

Class of 2021

Faculty Advisor Lingling An

M.S. Statistics Indiana University Bloomington, M.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Ohio State University, M.S. Food & Biological Engineering, Ohio State University

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2025

BS UC Santa Barbara, MS Statistics Cornell University

M.S. Student

Class of 2022

Faculty Advisor Joe Watkins

B.S. Process Equipment and Control Engineering, Jingchu University of Technology, M.S. Engineering Management, University of Arizona

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2028

BS Statistics University of Science and Technology of China, MS Statistics University of Wisconsin

Ph.D. Student

Class of 2024

B.A. Mathematical Economics Fudan University