## Graduate Students

#### PhD Students

** Omar Chavez**MA in Applied Statistics, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Certificate in Computer Science, Texas State University

BS in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

**Guy Cole**

MS in Biostatistics, Columbia U

MPP (Public Policy) in Environmental Policy, U of Maryland–College Park

BS in Environmental Science & Policy, U of Maryland–College Park

**Maurice Diesendruck**

B.S. Mathematics/Economics, University of California, Los Angeles*Research Interests*: Neural and audio signal processing and modeling, natural language processing (NLP)

**Novin Ghaffari**

MS in Statistics, The University of Texas at Austin

BS in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

**Oscar Madrid Padilla**

BS in Mathematics, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico

**Sukyung Park**

MS in Statistics, The University of Texas at Austin

BS in Industrial Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology*Research Interests:* Bayesian adaptive design and statistical causal inference

**Li Wang**BS in Statistics, U of Science and Technology, Hefei, China

**Yisi Wang**

BS in Statistics & Mathematics, U of Iowa

**Bowei Yan**

MS in Statistics, Peking University

BS in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Peking University*Research Interests*: statistical learning

**Tianjian Zhou**

BS in Statistics, U of Science and Technology, Hefei, China

#### MS Students

** Jiajun Chen**BA in International Economics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

**Heath Cleveland**

BA in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

BA in Rhetoric and Writing, The University of Texas at Austin

**Tommy Cuthbertson**BS Mathematics-Economics & BA Economics, Furman University in Greenville, SC

**Yutong Duan**

BA in Statistics and Economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison

**Carlos Gillett**BA in Economics, University of Michigan

**Daniel P. Gonzalez**BS in Mathematics, St. Mary's University

*Research Interests:*Applied statistics and education

**Steven Vincent Hernandez**

BA in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

**Andy Lawler**

BA in English Literature with minor in Mathematics & Philosophy, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Baruch College*Research Interests*: Astrostatistics/astroinformatics, sports analytics

**Na Li**

PhD in Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin

**Shuling Malloy**

PhD in Science and Engineering of Material, Arizona State University

ME in Physical Chemistry, Central South University

BE in Applied Chemistry, Central South University

**Philip (PJ) Maresca**

BS in Mathematics, University of Utah

BS in Economics, University of Utah*Research Interests*: Statistical models of neural processing

**Daniel Mitchell**

BS Physics, The University of Texas at Austin*Research Interests: *High performance computing, data structures, graph theory, mathematical statistics

**Ying Ping**

BA in Finance, Ohio State University

**Mithra Sathishkumar **

MS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Arlington

Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics, University of Madras*Research Interests:* Statistical analysis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), functional MRI (fMRI) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) data; time series analysis of fMRI data.

**Kayla Schaefer**

BA in Statistics, Psychology; Rice University *Research Interests:* Data visualization, multivariate modeling

**Neveen Shafeek Amin**

MA in Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

BA in Arts and Education, Cairo University, Egypt*Research Interests:* Correlation, regression analysis, multilevel modeling, missing data

**MJ Wang**MS in Financial Mathematics, North Carolina State University

BA in Applied Mathematics, Sichuan University

**Chuanfeng Yang**BS in Statistics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

*Research Interests*: Bayesian hierarchical modeling, applied statistics

**Jisong Yang**

BA in Electronics & Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

**Cinkie You**

BS in Mathematics & Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China*Research Interests*: Data mining, machine learning

**Wenjing Zhan**

MA in Microbiology, The University of Texas at Austin

MA in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

**Haoran Zhang**

BS in Statistics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

**Lihao Zhang**

BS in Mathematics, Shandong University

**Lingjia Zhang**

BS in Mathematics Statistics Option, Information Systems Minor, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX*Research Interests*: Statistical quality control, machine learning, data mining, time series