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Statistics PhD Alumni

Please keep us updated! Send an email to Gina C. Martin. This page also lists a few graduates of the university who did not take a statistics degree, but were otherwise closely associated with this department.

Last update: 9/9/14

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tick2012

  • Rina Foygel Barber, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
  • Winfried Barta, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Changgee Chang, Researcher, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Xiaohui Chang, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Management Sciences, University of Miami
  • Harry Crane, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University
  • Joseph Guinness, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
  • Han Han, Associate, Institutional Equity Division, Morgan Stanley, New York
  • Darongsae Kwon, Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University
  • Myoungji Lee, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institution of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science, Texas A&M University
  • Dan Christina Wang, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University
  • Ting Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Iowa


tick2011

  • Marcin Hitczenko, Statistician, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Alan Huang, Lecturer, Statistics, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland
  • Yinxiao Huang, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Xiaoquan Wen, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
  • Han Xiao, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics & Biostatistics, Rutgers University


tick2010

  • Michael Finegold, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Yibi Huang, Lecturer, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
  • Dan Wang (05), Quantitative Researcher, Citadel Investment Group
  • Wenlong Wang, Associate, Morgan Stanley, New York


tick2009

  • Phillip Lynch, Trader, Chopper Trading, Chicago
  • Anita Zuoheng Wang, Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University
  • Qinqqing Xu, Quantitative Trader at Sun Trading, LLC, Chicago
  • Zhou Zhou, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto


tick2008

  • Oli Atlason, Quantitative Trader, Tower Research Capital
  • Omar De la Cruz, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
  • Baoguan Ke, Associate, Morgan Stanley, Chicago
  • Su Yeon Kim, Bioinformatics Scientist II at Veracyte, Inc.
  • Yingying Li, Assistant Professor, Department of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • David Matteson, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University
  • Dale W. R. Rosenthal, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Minsun Song, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute
  • Xinghua Zheng, Assistant Professor, Department of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Chava Zibman, Statistician, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD


tick2007

  • Angela Hugeback, Statistician, ValueAppeal, Seattle, Washington
  • Chae Young Lim, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Michigan State University
  • Zhibiao Zhao, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University


tick2006

  • Elliot Bernstein, Quantitative Research Analyst, GMO, Boston, MA
  • Abigail L. Jager, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University
  • Irina A. Ostrovnaya, Assistant Attending Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
  • Xiaofeng Shao, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jie Yang, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago


tick2005

  • Ethan Anderes, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis
  • Hae Kyung Im, Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
  • Mikyoung Jun, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
  • Timothy A. Thornton, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
  • Maoxia Zheng, Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco, CA


tick2004

  • Peter Bouman, Lead Scientist, Truven Health Analytics
  • David J. Clifford, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics—North Ryde, Australia
  • Wanli Min, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Google, Inc., San Francisco
  • Rituparna Sen, Assistant Professor, Indian Statistical Institute
  • Liping Tong, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University


tick2003

  • Regina Dolgoarshinnykh, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
  • George Kordzakhia, Mathematical Statistician, US Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC
  • Martin Romero, Researcher, Mexican Petroleum Institute, and Sampling Expert, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
  • Jongwoo Song, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Ewha Women's University
  • Zhiqiang Tan, Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University
  • Leah Welty, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Biostatistics Collaboration Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


tick2002

  • James Servidea, US Department of Defense
  • Zhengyuan Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Statistics Laboratory, Iowa State University


tick2001

  • Virgil Radu Craiu, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto
  • Danielle J. Harvey, Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Davis
  • Ji Meng Loh, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey's Science & Technology University
  • Seongjoo Song, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Korea University
  • Andrew L. Strahs, Senior Director, Head of Biometrics at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston
  • Lei Sun, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Ricardo Velazquez, Director General de Investigación y Asuntos Internacionales, IPAB
  • Jian Zhang
  • Lan Zhang, Professor, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago

tick2000

  • Takaki Hayashi, Professor, Keio University, Graduate School of Business Administration
  • Ernst-Jan C. Wit, Professor and Chair, University of Groningen

tick1999

  • Dongseok Choi, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Dan Nicolae, Professor, Departments of Statistics; Human Genetics; Medicine; Section of Genetic Medicine; the College; Senior Fellow: Computation Institute, The University of Chicago

tick1998

  • Monserrat Fuentes, Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
  • Jiyau Li, Analyst at UBS Financial Services Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Saunak Sen, Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco.
  • Florin A. Vaida, Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of California at San Diego
  • Steve C. Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

tick1997

  • Chih-Rung Chen, Assistant Professor, Institute of Statistics, National Chiao Tung University
  • Nancy C. Clements, Emmes Corporation, Maryland
  • Jennifer Bo Liang, Citibank, New York
  • Jeffrey Picka, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistic, University of New Brunswick
  • Anna Pluzhnikov, Research Associate, Department of Human Genetics,The University of Chicago
  • Kaare K. Simonsen, Director, Insurance Solutions Group at HSBC

tick1996

  • Dongping Fang, Advanced Analytics, IBM Research, Chicago
  • Michael L. Frigge, deCode Genetics, Iceland
  • Hui-Nien Hung, Professor, Institute of Statistics, National Chiao Tung University.
  • Nicole A. Lazar, Professor and Interim Director, Department of Statistics, Franklin College, University of Georgia

tick1995

  • Walter T. Ambrosius, Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • John Barnard, Section Head, Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Linda Brant Collins, Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
  • Li Ming Dong, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University
  • Mark E. Irwin, Senior Statistician, Data Sciences Group, Compete, MA
  • David A. van Dyk, Chair Professor, Statistics Section, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London
  • Qi-Yu Zhang, Director of Statistics, BD Bioscience, San Jose, California

tick1994

  • Siu-Kai Chan
  • Emmanuel N. Lazaridis
  • Sangun Park, Professor, Department of Applied Statistics, Yonsei University Seoul, Korea
  • Zhenming Shun, Associate Vice President, Sanofi
  • Fred A. Wright, Professor and Director of Bioinformatics Program, Department of Statistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

tick1993


tick1992

  • Ming Long Lam, Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics R&D, Enterprise Decision Management, Customer Intelligence Division, SAS Chicago Regional Office
  • Bing Li, Professor, Department of Statistics, Penn State University
  • Xiaojing Xiang
  • Jianming Ye, Associate Professor and Chair, Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Baruch College, CUNY
  • Biao Zhang, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toledo

tick1991

  • Richard Chappell, Professor, Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Statistics, University of Wisconsin
  • Melinda L. Drum, Retired (formerly Research Associate (Assistant Professor)), Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago
  • Carla H. Inclan, Quantative Research Director and Statistician, Housing Analysis and Research, Mission Oversight and Development Division, Freddie Mac
  • Jun Liu, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics, Harvard University
  • Xufeng Niu, Chair and Professor, Department of Statistics, Florida State University
  • Xiaotong Shen, John Black Johnston Distingushied Professor, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota

tick1990

  • Michael L. Beach, M.D., Ph.D.,Professor (Community and Family Medicine in Biostatistics; Anesthesiology), Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Dartmouth Medical School

tick1989


tick1988


tick1987

  • Thomas A. Severini, Professor, Department of Statistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
  • Steven J. Skates, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Paul W. Vos, Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

tick1985

  • Daniel F. Heitjan, Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Theodore G. Karrison, Research Associate (Associate Professor) and Director, Biostatistics Lab, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
  • Kim-Hung Li, Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Nathaniel Schenker, Adjunct Professor, JPSM; and Associate Director for Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland at College Park

tick1984

  • Maureen Lahiff, Lecturer, Biostatistics, Epidemiology/Biostatistics, and Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

tick1983

  • Susan Shott

tick1982

  • Daniel W. Schafer, Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Martin A. Tanner, Professor, Department of Statistics, Northwestern University

tick1981

  • C. Hendricks Brown, Professor and Director, Prevention Science and Methodology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  • Pradip Kumar Sen, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

tick1980

  • James A. Fill, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Robert E. Kass, Professor, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Daniel M. Keenan, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Virginia

tick1979

  • Kent R. Bailey, Senior Statistician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Barbara R. Heller, Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology

tick1978

  • Michael Friedman, Director of Biostatistics, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
  • John I. Marden, Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign

tick1977

  • Andries G. De Wet
  • Shang-Ping Lin

tick1976

  • Lung Ying Lin, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chung-Hsing University.
  • Stella B. G. Machado, Director, Division of Biometrics VI, Office of Biostatistics Organization, US Food and Drug Administration

tick1975

  • Suleman S. Verjee, Founder and CEO, Versante International, LLC

tick1974

  • Robert E. Fay, III, Research Professor, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland, and Senior Scientist, Westat
  • James A. Koziol, Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation
  • James McBride, Co-Director and Senior Author (retired), Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education (CEMSE), The University of Chicago

tick1972

  • Timothy Tar Chen, Pastor, Grace Chinese Christian Church of Greater Memphis
  • Alan R. Dyer, Professor Emeritus, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jagdish C. Gupta
  • James M. Landwehr, Director, Data Analysis Research, Avaya Labs
  • John J. Wiorkowski, Professor, Department of Statistics, and Vice Provost, The University of Texas at Dallas

tick1971

  • Francis Kinley Larntz, Jr. , Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Minnesota
  • Divakar Sharma, Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • Ishay Weissman, Professor Emeritus, William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology

tick1970

  • Shelby Haberman, Research Center Director, Statistics and Pyschometric Theory and Practice, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Dan H. Miller

tick1969

  • Jack Marshall
  • Lalitha P. Sanathanan, Secretary, Statpharm, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
  • Miron Straf, Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Sciences

tick1968

  • Charles E. Land, Health Statistician (Retired), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Institutes of Health
  • James K. Yarnold

tick1967

  • Rabindra N. Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
  • Beverley D. Causey, formerly, Statistical Research Division, Bureau of the Census; in memoriam, 2002

tick1966

  • Richard Floyd Gundy, Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University
  • Mitchell Snyder

tick1965

  • Innis Gillian Abrahamson, formerly of Bell Labs
  • Alastair John Scott, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science, Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bruce E. Trumbo, Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Mathematics, Department of Statistics, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA

tick1964

  • Frank W. Carlborg, formerly, Statistical Consultant; in memoriam, 2014
  • Heebok Park, Professor Emeritus of Statistics, California State University, East Bay

tick1963

  • Robert K. Tsutakawa, formerly, Professor and Chairman, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri; in memoriam, 2012
  • Johannes Hendrik Ventner

tick1962

  • John P. Gilbert
  • Ying Tao
  • Stephen R. Webb

tick1960

  • Herbert T. David, University Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
  • Bob E. Ellison

tick1958

  • Morris H. DeGroot, formerly, University Professor, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University; in memoriam 1989
  • Albert Madansky, Vice President, The Analytical Group, Inc., and H.G.B. Alexander Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

tick1956

  • Roy Radner, Leonard N. Stern School Professor of Business, Information Systems Group, Information, Operations & Management Sciences Department, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University