Our Alumni

Graduates of the Statistics programs at Rice University, whether they earned a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, are furthering their educations, working, doing research, and teaching around the world at top universities and in a wide variety of industries.

Updating the List

We do our best at keeping these lists current but the information on them is dependent on our former students letting us know if they move to another organization. If you are one of our alumni and you wish to update your information, contact us at stat@rice.edu.

Alumni by Degree Program

Statistics PhD Alumni

Jaihee Choi, (Ryan Sun) Ph.D. (May 2024) Methods for High-Dimensional Inference in Genetic Association Studies for Complex Time-to-Event Data. Currently working as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. cjaihee@gmail.com

Yujie (Jeffrey) Jiang, (Wenyi Wang) Ph.D. (May 2024) Statistical Modeling of Intratumor Heterogeneity for Cancer Evolution Insights. Currently working as a Senior Statistician at AbbVie in North Chicago, Illinois. yujiejiang679@gmail.com

Zejian Liu, (Meng Li) Ph.D. (May 2024) Advanced Nonparametric Methods for Function Derivatives and Related Localized Features. Currently working as a Principal Associate, Data Science at Capital One, McLean, Virginia. zejianliu15@gmail.com

Hoai Nam Nguyen, (Wenyi Wang) Ph.D. (May 2024) Characterization of cancer development and recurrence through mathematical and statistical modeling. Currently working as a Data Scientist at Trusting Social, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. hoainamnguyenic@gmail.com

Thomas Sun, (Daniel Kowal) Ph.D. (May 2024) Efficient Bayesian Regression Methods for Dependent, Sparse Functional Data.

Zachary Wooten, (Christine Peterson) Ph.D. (May 2024) Functional and Spatial Statistical Methods with Applications in Radiotherapy Imaging.

Yunan Gao, (Daniel Kowal) Ph.D. (December 2023) Bayesian Adaptive and Interpretable Functional Regression Models. Currently working as a Data Scientist at Google, Mountain View, California. gaoyunan2@gmail.com

Joseph Feldman, (Daniel Kowal) Ph.D. (May 2023) Recent Advances in Bayesian Copula Models for Mixed Data Types and Quantile Regression. Currently working as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke U., Durham, NC. joefeldman396@gmail.com

Luqin Gan, (Genevera Allen) Ph.D. (May 2023) Statistical Approaches for Interpretable Machine Learning. Currently working as a Quantitate Researcher at HAP Capital, NY, NY. carolganlq@gmail.com

Brian King, (Daniel Kowal) Ph.D. (May 2023) Bayesian Approaches for Forecasting Count-Valued Time Series. Currently working as a Senior ML Research Engineer at ARM, Austin, TX. brianking387@gmail.com

Elisabeth Kong, (Anil Korkut) Ph.D. (May 2023) Statistical Approaches to Identifying Therapeutic Vulnerabilities from Cancer Genomics Data. Elisabeth received an NIH NLM Postdoctoral fellowship for studying translational bioinformatics. Currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UTMDACC, Houston, TX. edowling@mdanderson.org

Mingrui Liang, (Marina Vannucci) Ph.D. (May 2023) Bayesian Models for mHealth Data in Smoking Cessation Study. Currently working as a Quantitative Analytics Specialist at Wells Fargo Bank. liangmr3@gmail.com

Zijian Zeng, (Meng Li, co-advisor Marina Vannucci) Ph.D. (May 2023) Advanced Bayesian Models for Dependent Data. Currently working as a Scientist II at Pros, Inc., Houston, Texas. zz57@rice.edu

Alex Aguilar, (Katherine Ensor) Ph.D. (August 2022) Topological Data Analysis and Theoretical Statistical Inference for Time Series Dependent Data and Error in Parametric Choices. Currently working as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Defense Threat Reduction Agency in Fort Belvoir, Virgina. akaguilar@hotmail.com

Anderson Chang, Ph.D. (December 2022) Postdoctoral Associate at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. andersec@bcm.edu

Huiming Lin, Ph.D. (December 2022) Currently as a Data Scientist at BWH. linricehm@gmail.com

Chunshan Liu, (Daniel Kowal, co-advisor Marina Vannucci) Ph.D. (December 2022) Bayesian Graphical Models for Multivariate Time Series. 1525275978@qq.com

Sarah Robinson, (Christine Peterson) Ph.D. (August 2022) Time-Varying Graphical Models for Microbiome Data. Currently working as a Data Scientist II at Microsoft in Seattle, WA. sarahbrobinson13@gmail.com

Zhenwei Dai, (Anshumali Shrivastava) Ph.D. (August 2022) Memory Efficient Computation for Large Scale Machine Learning and Data Inference. Currently an Applied Scientist II at Amazon Web Services in Santa Clara, CA. daizwhao@gmail.com

Sara Biesiadny, (Marek Kimmel) Ph.D. (May 2022) Statistical Analysis of Clonal Hematopoiesis: A Stochastic Modeling Approach. Currently a Data Scientist at NRG Engergy, Houston, TX. txsarab@gmail.com

Neel Desai, (Meng Li) Ph.D. (May 2022) Network Modeling Approaches Leveraging Higher Order Dependence for Complex Biomedical Data. Currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biostatistics. neel.desai@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Michael Jackson, (Katherine Ensor) Ph.D. (May 2022) Financial Time Series Forecasting Via RNNs and Wavelet Analysis. Currently the Head of Data Science and Machine at New Territory Advisors in Houston, TX. demone@stanfordalumni.org

Dongzhou Huang, (Philip Ernst) Ph.D. (May 2022) Two Random Walk Problems. Currently an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. dzhuang79@gmail.com

Ting (Emily) Wang, (Marina Vannucci) Ph.D. (May 2022) Bayesian State-Space Models with Variable Selection for Neural Count Data. Currently a Data Scientist at Commonspirit Health in Englewood, CO. emily.wang10@live.com

Tianyi Yao, (Genevera Allen) Ph.D. (May 2022) Statistical Machine Learning Methodology for Feature Selection, Structured Data, and Graphic Model Selection. Currently a Data Scientist II at Microsoft, Seattle, WA. tianyi.bourne.yao@gmail.com

Maomao Ding, (Jing Ning, Ruosha Li) Ph.D. (December 2021) Statistical Methods for Multivariate Outcomes with Applications to Biomedical Data. Currently a Research Scientist at Meta in Menlo Park, CA. maomao.ding.rice@gmail.com

Carlynn Fagnant, (Kathy Ensor) Ph.D. (December 2021) Spatiotemporal Extreme Value Modeling with Environmental Applications. Currently a Quantitative Analytics Specialist at Wells Fargo in Dallas, TX. carly.mathnerd@gmail.com

Emma Zohner, (Jeffrey Morris, Meng Li) Ph.D. (December 2021) Feature Learning and Bayesian Functional Regression for High-Dimensional Complex Data. Currently a Principal Data Scientist at Engine No. 1 in Houston, TX. etraore@gmail.com

Nathan Osborne, (Marina Vannucci) Ph.D., (August 2021) Advances in Bayesian Approaches for Directed and Undirected Graphical Models. Currently a Senior Data Scientist at Intuit in San Diego, CA. nathan.t.osborne.14@gmail.com

Zhengjia Wang, (Meng Li) Ph.D., (August 2021) Shape-Constrained Regression and False Discovery Rate Control for Functional Data with Applications to Human Intracranial Electoencephalography Study. Currently a Postdoc in the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania. contacts@dipterix.org

Minjie Wang, (Genevera Allen) Ph.D., (May 2021) Statistical Machine Learning Approaches for Data Integration and Graphical Models. Currently a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. wangminjiestat@gmail.com

Siyi Chen, (Marek Kimmel) Ph.D., (December 2020) Statistical Modeling for Species Count Data with Heterogeneity. chemicalcat@me.com

Rongjie Liu, (Meng Li) Ph.D., (December 2020) Advanced Statistical Learning Methods in Image Processing. Currently an Assistant Professor at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. rjliu.stat@gmail.com

Michael Weylandt, (Katherine Ensor) Ph.D., (December 2020) Computational and Statistical Methodology for Large-Scale Structured Data. Currently a US Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. michael.weylandt@gmail.com

Kim Raath, (Katherine Ensor) Ph.D., (May 2020) Dynamic Multivariate Wavelet Signal Extraction and Forecasting with Applications to Finance. Currently the CEO of Topl, Houston, TX. kcraath@gmail.com

Julia Schedler, (Katherine Ensor) Ph.D., (May 2020) Advances in the Analysis of Spatially Aggregated Data. Currently a Statistics Content Author at zyBooks, a Wiley brand, Los Gatos, CA. juliacschedler@gmail.com

Jonathan Stewart, (Michael Schweinberger) Ph.D., (May 2020) Consistent estimation of high-dimensional random graph models with dependent edge variables. Currently an Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. jonathan.roy.stewart@gmail.com

Joshua Taylor, (Erzsebet Merenyi) Ph.D., (May 2020) Learning from SOM Voronoi Tessellations: Applications to Density Estimation and Clustering. jtayllp@gmail.com

Kyung Hyun Lee, (Marek Kimmel) Ph.D., (December 2019) Stochastic Modeling of Telomere Biology: Probabilistic Analysis of Telomere Shortening and Network-Based Approach to Gene Expression Analysis. Currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UT Health Science Center, Houston, TX. rudgus51998@gmail.com

Yusha Liu, (Jeffrey Morris, Meng Li) Ph.D., (December 2019) Statistical Approaches to Large-scale and Complex Omics Data. Currently a postdoc in the U of Chicago. yushaliu@hotmail.com

Yinsen Miao (Marina Vannucci), Ph.D. (December 2019) Scalable Bayesian Algorithms for Quantitative Geosteering. Currently an Artificial Intelligence Resident at Shell Oil Company, Houston, TX. yinsenm@gmail.com

Yizhou Xia (Philip Ernst) Ph.D., (December 2019) On longest consecutive pattterns in Markov chains. Currently a Data Strategist at BP, Houston, TX. yizhouxia8@gmail.com

Zhongyuan Chen (Han Liang, Peng Wei) Ph.D., (August 2019) Association Studies in Human Cancers: Metabolic Expression Subtypes and Somatic Mutations/Germline Variations. Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Purdue University, IN. superzychen@gmail.com

Jeong Hwan (Eric) Kook (Marina Vannucci), Ph.D., (August 2019) Variational Inference for Bayesian Variable Selection with Applications to Biomedical Data. Currently a Senior Scientist at Merck & Co., NJ. Eric.jeong.kook@gmail.com

Pamela Luna, (Chad Shaw, Chair) Ph.D., (May 2019) A Joint Modeling Approach for Longitudinal Microbiome Data with Time-to-Event Outomes. Currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics in Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx. pamelanluna@gmail.com

Katherine Shoemaker, (Christine Peterson) Ph.D., (May 2019) Statistical Approaches for Interpretable Radiomis. Currently an Assistant Professor of Statistics in University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX. katherine.shoemaker@gmail.com

Elin Shaddox, (Marina Vannucci) Ph.D., (May 2019) Bayesian Graphical Models for Multiple Networks. Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in University of Colorado at Denver Medical Campus, CO. eshaddox@gmail.com

John Nagorski, (Genevera Allen, Chair) Ph.D., (December 2018) Computation, Visualization, and Applications of Convex Clustering. nagorski.john@gmail.com

Ryan Warnick (Marina Vannucci, Chair) Ph.D., (December 2018) Bayesian Joint Graphical Modeling Approaches for Covariance and Dynamic Functional Connectivity Analysis from Neuro-Imaging Data. Currently a High Performance Computing Computational Scientist at Numerical Algorithm Group. ryan.s.warnick@rice.edu

Frederick Campbell, (Genevera Allen, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D., (May 2018) Statistical Machine Learning Methodology and Inference for Structured Variable Selection. Currently a Data Scientist at Microsoft, Redmond, WA. fred51329@gmail.com

Andrew Chapple, (Peter Thall and Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D., (May 2018) Bayesian Models for Clinical Trials and Survival Analysis. Currently an Assistant Professor at LSU HSC, New Orleans, LA. andrew.g.chapple@rice.edu

Liangcai Zhang, (Ying Yuan and Suyu Liu, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D., (May 2018) Statistical Applications in Cancer Genomics and Bayesian Statistical Modeling in Early Phase Clinical Trials. Currently a Senior Statistician at Johnson & Johnson, Raritan, NJ. zhangliangcai2008@gmail.com

Yulia Baker, (Genevera Allen, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D., (December 2017) Methods and Applications for Mixed Graphical Models. Currently a Machine Learning Engineer at CognitiveScale, Austin, TX. yulia.usc@gmail.com

Matthew Ginley, (Katherine Ensor, Thesis Director, David Scott Co-Director) Ph.D. (December 2017) An Old Dog Learns New Tricks: Novel Applications of Kernel Density Estimators on Two Financial Datasets. Currently a Statistical Consultant. mginley@gmail.com

Robert Kosar, (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D., (December 2017) Skewers, the Carnegie Classification, and the Hybrid Bootstrap. Currently at eBAY. robert.k.spok@gmail.com

Oleg Melnikov, (Katherine Ensor, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D., (December 2017) Dynamic Characterization of Multivariate Time Series. Currently an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Stanford University, CA and a Director of Data Science in ShareThis, Palo Alto, CA. xisreal@gmail.com

Yeshaya Adler, (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (August 2017) Robust Discriminant Analysis and Clustering by a Minimum Integrated Squared Error Criterion. Currently a Machine Learning Researcher in the Artificial Intelligence COE at Morgan Stanley in New York, NY. yeshayaadler@gmail.com

Daniel Cross (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (August 2017) Forecast Aggregation and Binned Sequential Testing in a Streaming Environment. Currently Senior Director of Load Forecasting at POWWR. dmcross0@gmail.com

Sergii Babkin (Michael Schweinberger, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2017) High-dimensional and Dependent Data with Additional Structure. Currently a Data Scientist at Microsoft, Seattle, WA. babkin.sergii@gmail.com

Yu Han (Katherine Ensor, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2017) Impact of News on Crude Oil Futures. Currently an Associate in the CRMA department of Goldman Sachs, Dallas, TX. hyatust@gmail.com

Zeya Wang (Wenyi Wang and Jeffrey Morris, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (May 2017) Statistical Modeling for Cellular Heterogeneity Problems in Cancer Research Deconvolution, Gaussian Graphical Models, and Logistic Regression. Currently a Data Scientist at Petuum Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. zw17.rice@gmail.com

Qiwei Li (Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2016) Bayesian Models for High-dimensional Count Data with Feature Selection. Currently a postdoctoral researcher, Clinical Science at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. liqiqei2000@gmail.com

Duncan Wadsworth (Marina Vannucci and Michele Guindani, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (December 2016) Bayesian Nonparametric Methods for Microbiome Data Analysis. Currently a Data Scientist at Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA. w.d.wadsworth@gmail.com

Sharon Chiang (Marina Vannucci and Michele Guindani, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (May 2016) Hierarchical Bayesian Models for Multimodal Neuroimaging Data. Currently a resident physician in UCSF, Department of Neurology, San Francisco, CA. schiang@bcm.edu

Nicolas Flores (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2015) Stochastic Modeling of Cancer Tumors using Moran Models and an Application to Cancer Genetics. Currently a data science specialist at BHP Billiton, Brisbane, Australia. nico.vfc@gmail.com

Soyeon Kim (Jack Lee, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2015) Prediction Oriented Marker Selection (PROMISE) for High Dimensional Regression with Application to Personalized Medicine. Currently a postdoc researcher in the Center for Precision Medicine in the School of Biomedical Informatics at UT Health Science, Houston, TX. soyeon.sophia.kim@gmail.com

Thomas McDonald (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2015) Modeling Clonal Evolution with Branching Processes. Currently an Associate Director for the Center for Cancer Evolution, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA. mcdonald@jimmy.harvard.edu

Yang Ni (Francesco Stingo and Veera Baladandayuthapani, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (December 2015) Bayesian Graphical Models for Complex Biological Networks. Currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. yangni87@gmail.com

Emilian Vankov (Katherine Ensor, Thesis Advisor, CoFES Research Group) Ph.D. (December 2015) Filtering and Estimation for a Class of Stochastic Volatility Models with Intractable Likelihoods. Currently a Data Scientist at LogMeIn, Silicon Valley, CA. erv1@rice.edu

Lu Wang (Dennis Cox, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2015) Functional Data Analysis on Spectroscopic Data. Currently a Data Scientist at Uber, San Francisco, CA. wanglusg@gmail.com

Xin Zhao (Katherine Ensor, Thesis Advisor, CoFES Research Group) Ph.D. (December 2015) Approximate Dynamic Factor Models for Mixed Frequency Data. Currently a Decision Support Analyst at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. xz62009@gmail.com

Casper Woroszylo (Dennis Cox and Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (May 2015) Limiting Approximations for Stochastic Processes in Systems Biology. Currently a data science specialist at BHP Billiton, Brisbane, Australia. cerosz@gmail.com

Linlin Zhang (Michele Guindani & Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisors) Ph.D. (May 2015) Bayesian Nonparametric Models for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Data. Currently at Schlumberger, Houston, Texas, Data Scientist. linlin.zhangecnu@gmail.com

Jaime Ramos (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2014) Robust Methods for Forecast Aggregation. Currently at Indiana University in the Department of Statistics. 2jramos@gmail.com

Joseph Egbulefu (Dennis Cox, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2014) Robust GARCH Methods and Analysis of Partial Least Squares Regression. Currently at LearnVest, Data Scientist, NY. joseph.egbulefu@gmail.com

Jingjing Yang (Dennis Cox, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. Smoothing Functional Data with a Bayesian Hierarchical Model and Robust Fitting of a Weibull Model with Optional Censoring. Currently at Emory University, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, Emory U School of Medicine, Atlanta. yjingj@gmail.com , jingjing.yang@emory.edu .

Ricardo Affinito (James Thompson, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2013) Identifying and Dealing with the Approach of Bears and their Departure. Currently at the Department of Products & Technology, Chevron Oronite Co., LLC, Richmond, CA., Statistician/Decision Analyst. reaffy@gmail.com

Fei Jiang (Jack Lee, Director) Ph.D. (December 2013) Bayesian Decision-theoretic Method and Semi-parametric Approach with Applications in Clinical Trial Designs and Longitudinal Studies. Currently at the University of Hong Kong, Assistant Professor. homebovine@gmail.com

Christine Peterson (Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2013) Bayesian Graphical Models for Biological Network Inference. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. cbpeterson@gmail.com

Yanxun Xu (Dennis Cox, Committee Chair) Ph.D. (December 2013) Application of Bayesian Modeling to High-throughput Genomic Data and Clinical Trial Design. Currently at John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Assistant Professor. sw8xyx88@gmail.com

Rosa Banuelos (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2013) A Simulation-based Approach to Study Rare Variant Associations Across the Disease Spectrum. Currently an Outcomes Analyst at Texas Children's Hospital. rosa.c.banuelos@gmail.com

Stephanie Hicks (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2013) Probabilistic Models for Genetic and Genomic Data with Missing Information. Currently at the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Postdoctoral Research Fellow. stephaniechicks@gmail.com

Justin Silver (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (May 2013) Robust Parametric Functional Component Estimation Using a Divergence Family. Currently at the Science and Research department of Pros, Inc. Houston, TX., Scientist. jsilver33@gmail.com

Garrett Grolemund (Hadley Wickham, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2012) Tools and Theory for Improving Data Analysis. Currently at RStudio, Inc., Master Instructor. grolemund@gmail.com

Roberto Bertolusso (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Computational Models of Signaling Processes in Cells with Applications: Influence of Stochastic and Spatial Effects. Currently at Rice University, Department of Statistics, Lecturer in Statistics. roberto@rice.edu

Eric Chi (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Parametric Classification and Variable Selection by the Minimum Integrated Squared Error Criterion. Currently at Rice University, Department of Statistics, Associate Professor. echi@rice.edu

Kevin DeHoff (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Live Cell Compartment Tracking: Object Tracking in Oscillating Intensity Images. Currently at the Walt Disney Company, FL, Advanced Analytics and Optimization Manager. kldehoff@gmail.com

David Kahle (Javier Rojo, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Minimum Distance Estimation in Categorical Conditional Independence Models. Currently at Baylor University, Waco, Assistant Professor. david.kahle@gmail.com

Jonathan Lane (David Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Robust Quantile Regression Using L2E. Currently at Sandia National Labs, Senior Statistician. jono.lane@gmail.com

Dajiang Liu (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2011) Statistical Methods for Analysing Rare Variant Complex Trait Association via Sequence Data. Currently at Penn State University College of Medicine, Assistant Professor. dajiang.liu@outlook.com

Beth Bower (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor, CoFES Research Group) Ph.D. (December 2010) Forecasting Wind Power and Prices for Increased Revenue in the Texas Electricity Market. Currently at Argus Media, Forward Curves Analyst, Houston, TX. statsgirl11@gmail.com

Beibei Guo (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (December 2010) Statistical Methods for Bioinformatics: Estimation of Copy Number and Detection of Gene Interactions. Currently at Louisiana State University, Department of Experimental Statistics, Assistant professor, Baton Rouge, LA. beibeiguo@gmail.com

Alejandro Cruz (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor, CoFES Research Group), Ph.D. (May 2010) Estimating the Term Structure with a Semi-parametric Bayesian Population Model: An Application to Corporate Bonds. Currently at American Express, New York, Data Scientist. alejandro.cruzmarcelo@gmail.com

Colleen Kenney (Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2010) On the Separation of T Tauri Star Spectra Using Non-negative matrix Factorization and Bayesian Positive Source Separation. Deceased.

Terrance Savitsky (Marina Vannucci, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D (May 2010) Generalized Gaussian Process Models with Bayesian Variable Selection. Currently a Research Mathematical Statistician - Senior Leadership. tds151@gmail.com

Sarah Thomas (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor, CoFES Research Group), Ph.D. (May 2010) Model-based Clustering for Multivariate Time Series of Counts. Currently at DOD. sarah.julia.thomas@gmail.com

Nan Zhang (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2010) Regression Survival Analysis with Dependent Censoring and a Change Point for the Hazard Rate: with Application to the Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliey Act to Insurance Companies' Survival. Currently at Allstate Insurance Company, Quantitative Research & Analytics, Senior Actuarial Assistant. jenny0919@gmail.com

Hongxiao Zhu (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2010) Functional Data Classification and Covariance Estimation. Currently at Virginia Technology University, Assistant Professor. hongxiao@vt.edu

Darrin Gershman (Rudolf Riedi, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Modeling Price Dynamics on Electronic Stock Exchanges with Applications in Developing Automated Trading Strategies. Currently at Capital One Financial, Senior Statistician. dgersh@stat.rice.edu

Millennia Foy (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Lung Carcinogenesis Modeling: Resampling and Simulation Approach to Model Fitting, Validation, and Prediction. Currently a Senior Statistician at NASA Johnson Center, Houston, TX. millenniafoy@yahoo.com

Deborah Goldwasser (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Parameter Estimation in Mathematical Models of Lung Cancer. Currently self-employed: Mathematical Modeler: Epidemiology, Miami, FL.

Luis G. Leon Novelo (Peter Müller, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Bayesian Semiparametric and Flexible Models for Analyzing Biomedical Data. Currently at the University of Texas, School of Public Health, Assistant professor. luis.g.leonnovelo@uth.tmc.edu

Tuan Nguyen (Javier Rojo, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Dimension Reduction Methods with Applications to High Dimensional Data with a Censored Response. Currently at Gilead Sciences, Biostatistics Manager. kcstevone@gmail.com

Xiaowei Wu (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Dec. 2009) Branching Processes with Biological Applications. Currently at the Virginia Technology University, Assistant Professor. xwwu@vt.edu

Charlotte Ahern (Yu Shen, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Statistical Modeling in the Optimization of Breast Cancer Screening Schedules. Currently at Texas Children's Hospital, Biostatistician and at Baylor College of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. chahern@bcm.edu

Jamie Chatman (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Computing Diversity in Undergraduate Admissions. Currently at the University of Pittsburgh, Postdoctoral Scholar/Kellogg Health Scholar. jchatman@cmh.pitt.edu

James Christian (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Incorporating Annotation Data in Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping with mRNA Transcripts. NRC Postdoc Research Assistant, EPA, National Exposure Research Lab. blair.christian@gmail.com

Viacheslav Fofanov (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Statistical Models in Protein Structural Alignments. Currently at Eureka Genomics. Director of Bioinformatics. vyfofanov@eurekagenomics.com

Matthias Mathaes (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Statistical Tests of Neutrality Based on SNP and Alu Repeat Data. Currently at ALI Solutions, Data Analyst. matze@alumni.rice.edu

Eleanor Shannon (Keith Baggerly, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2009) Models for the preprocessing of Reverse Phase Protein Arrays. Currently at Brigham Young University, Assistant Professor. sneeley@stats.byu.edu

Lada Kyj (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2008) Estimating Realized Covariance using High Frequency Data. Currently a Vice President at Barclays, New York. ladakyj@alumni.rice.edu

Galen Papkov (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2008) Locally-Adaptive Polynomial-Smoothed Histograms with Application to Massive and Pre-Binned Data Sets. Currently at Florida Gulf Coast University, Assistant Professor. gpapkov@alumni.rice.edu

Josue Noyola Martinez (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2008) Investigation of the Tau-Leap Method for Stochastic Simulation. Deceased.

Jason Gershman (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2008) Classification of Time-Course Gene Expression Array Data. Currently Chairman of the Department of Mathematics; Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Nova Southeastern University. jgershma@nsu.nova.edu

Garrett Fox (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2008) A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Detecting Associations Between Haplotypes and Disease Using Unphased SNPs. Currently a Statistical Analysis Manager at Capital One Home Loans. gfox20@gmail.com

Hannah Jabri (Rudolf Riedi, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2008) Term Structures of Conditional Probabilities of Corporate Default in an Incomplete Information. Currently at Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Quantitative Analyst. hjabri@stat.rice.edu

Talithia Williams (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2008) Real-Time Estimation of Rainfall: A Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Model. Currently at Harvey Mudd College, Department of Mathematics, Assistant Professor. twilliams@hmc.edu

Chad Bhatti (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2007) Statistical Models for Intraday Trading Dynamics. Currently at Citizens Bank, Rhode Island, Principal Data Scientist, bhatticr@yahoo.com

David Rossell Ribera (Peter Müller, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2007) Some Approaches to Bayesian Design of Experiments and Microarray. Currently a lecturer at the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick. rusi@stat.rice.edu

Jose-Miguel Yamal (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2007) Multilevel Classification: Classification of Populations from Measurements on Members. Currently at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Department of Biometry, Assistant Professor. Jose-Miguel.Yamal@uth.tmc.edu

Pawel Paszek (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2007) Modeling Stochasticity in Gene Regulation. Currently at the Center for Cell Imaging. School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK, Postdoctoral Fellow. ppaszek@rice.edu

Jong Soo Lee (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2006) Aspects of Functional Data Inference and Its Applications. Currently at the University of Delaware, Assistant Professor of Statistics. jslee@udel.edu

Bo Peng (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2006) A Simulation-Based Study on the Impact of Population Stratification on the Allelic Spectrum of Human Disease. Currently at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Assistant Professor. bpeng@mdanderson.org

Krzysztof Rudnicki (Gary L. Rosner, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2006) A Dynamic Model for Survival Data with Longitudinal Covariates. Currently at the College of Bible Truth & Church Service. rudnicki@alumni.rice.edu

Alena Crivello (Oetting) (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2006) Wavelet Denoising Using L2E. Currently at Rice University, Chevron. ixmocane@gmail.com

Xiuyu (Julie) Cong (Yu Shen, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Statistical Issues in Breast Cancer Screening and Clustered Survival Data Analysis. Currently at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Statistician. xcong@rdg.boehringer-ingelheim.com

Ginger Davis (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) An Examination of Some Open Problems in Time Series Analysis. Currently at Facebook. ginger@gmail.com

Li Deng (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Modeling Carcinogenesis in Lung Cancer: Taking Genetic Factors and Smoking Factor into Account. Currently at New England College of Optometry, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. DengL@neco.edu

Meichun Ding (Gary L. Rosner, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Bayesian Optimal Design for Phase II Screening Trials. Currently at Amgen Inc., Senior Biostatistician. mding@amgen.com

Shu Han (Donald Berry, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Modeling Auxiliary Information in Clinical Trials. Currently at Boston Scientific Corporation, Senior Biostatistician. andrewhan20012002@yahoo.com

Zhaoxia Yu (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Hapoltype Block and Genetic Association. Currently at UC Irvine, Associate Professor. yu.zhaoxia@uci.edu

Xian Zhou (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2006) Bayesian Inference for Ordinal Data. Currently at Genentech, Inc., Department of BioOncology, Senior Biostatistician. xianzhou@gmail.com

Kalatu Davies (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2005) Inverse Decision Theory with Medical Applications. Currently a Senior Scientist at Technologies, International. kalatu@gmail.com

Gretchen Fix (Katherine B. Ensor and Xuelin Huang, Thesis Advisors), Ph.D. (May 2005) Estimating Marginal Survival in the Presence of Dependent and Independent Censoring: With Applications to Dividend Initiation Policy.Current at Apache Corp. Houston, Tx, Corporate Risk Assessment and Special Projects, Supervisor.

Michael Lecocke (Rudy Guerra, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2005) An Empirical Study of Feature Selection in Binary Classification with DNA Microarray Data. Currently at St. Mary's University, Associate Professor of Mathematics. mlecocke@stmarytx.edu

Richard Ott (Javier Rojo, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2005) On the Operating Characteristics of Some Non-Parametric Methodologies for the Classification of Distributions by Tail Behavior. Currently at Mesa State College, Assistant Professor of Statistics. rott@coloradomesa.edu

Musie S. Ghebremichael (Javier Rojo, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2005) Nonparametric Estimation of Bivariate Mean Residual Life Function. Currently at Harvard Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. musie_ghebremichael@dfci.harvard.edu

John A. Dobelman (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2004) Market Outperformance by Nonparametric, Simugram-Based Portfolio Selection. Currently at Rice University, Department of Statistics, Professor in the Practice. dobelman@rice.edu

Hsi-Guang Sung (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2004) Gaussian Mixture Regression and Classification. Currently at Google, Inc. Information Technology.

Michael Swartz (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2004) Stochastic Search Gene Suggestion: Hierarchical Bayesian Model Selection Meets Gene Mapping. Currently at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ( UT Health), Division of Biostatistics. Assistant Professor. Michael.D.Swartz@uth.tmc.edu

John Michael Miller (James R. Thompson and Edward Williams, Thesis Advisors), Ph.D. (May 2003) Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Long-run Performance Prediction: An Application in Data Mining. Currently at Sam Houston State University, Assistant Professor.

Heidi Spratt (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (Jan. 2003) A Comparison of Three Methods Used to Determine Functionally Important Protein Residues. Currently at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Assistant Professor. hespratt@utmb.edu

Richard Swartz (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (May 2003) Applications of Bayesian Sequential Decision Theory to Medical Decision Making. Currently at Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business, Senior Statistician. rswartz@rice.edu

Nancy Glenn (David W. Scott and Yin Zhang, Thesis Directors), Ph.D. (May 2002) Robust Empirical Likelihood. Currently at Texas Southern University, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor. glennnl@tsu.edu

Rachel Boekenhauer (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2001) Estimating Nonlinear Functionals of a Random Field.

Roxy Cramer (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2001) Parameter Estimation of Continuous Time Inhomogeneous Markov Processes with Denumberable State Space. Currently at Visual Numerics, Inc., IMSL Statistician. rcramer@vni.com

Chad Shaw (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2001) Genealogical Methods for Multitype Branching Processes with Applications in Biology. Currently an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. cashaw@bcm.edu

William C. Wojciechowski (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2001) Robust Modeling. Currently at Vaughan Nelson Investment Management, Risk Officer Equity Investments. william.wojciechowski@kochind.com

Larry Scott Baggett (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2000) A Comprehensive Approach to Spatial Dependence Modeling. baggett@alumni.rice.edu

Mary Calizzi (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2000) An Approach to Modeling a Multivariate Spatial-Temporal Processes.

John Patrick King (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (2000) A Microsatellite-Based Statistic for Inferring Patterns of Population Growth: Sampling Properties and Hypothesis Testing.

David Andrews (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1999) Spatial-Temporal Modeling of Vector-Valued Data Using Gradient Processes: An Application to Wind Fields. Currently at University of Dallas, Assistant Professor. andrews@acad.udallas.edu

Martin Lawera (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1999) Future Prices: Data Mining and Modeling Approaches. Currently at Deutsche Bank, Vice President. martin.lawera@db.com

Otto W. Schwalb III (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1999) Practical and Effective Methods of Stimulation Based Parameter Estimation for Multidimensional Data. Currently with Citigroup in Atlanta. trey.schwalb@citi.com

Mark Gebert (Dennis D. Cox, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1998) Non-Parametric Density Contour Estimation. Currently at Eastern Kentucky University, Assistant Professor. mark.gerbert@eku.edu

John Salch (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1997) Practical Methods for Data Mining with Massive Data Sets. Currently at PROS Holdings, Vice President of Product Development. jsalch@prospricing.com

Keith Baggerly (Georgia Thompson and David W. Scott, Thesis Advisors), Ph.D. (1995) Visual Estimation of Structure in Tanked Data. Currently at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Bioinformatics, professor. kabagger@mdanderson.org

Margaret Gelder Ehm (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1995) Estimation of Uncertainty in Genetic Linkage Data for Human Pedigrees. Currently at Glaxo Smith Kline, Manager. meg.g.ehm@gsk.com

Marc Nathan Elliott (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1995) An Automatic Algorithm for the Estimation of Mode Locatin and Numerosity in General Multidimensional Data. Currently at Rand Corporation. marc_elliott@rand.org

Monnie McGee (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1995) Tests for Harmonic Components in the Spectra of Categorical Time Series. Currently at Southern Methodist University, Assistant Professor. mmcgee@mail.smu.edu

Mark Overley (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1995) A Stochastic Approach to Prepayment Modeling. Currently at QFMI Management, NY, NY, Managing Director. mark_overley1@yahoo.com

Ronnie Webster West (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1995) Modeling the Potential Impact of HIV on the Spread of Tuberculosis in the United States. Currently a Professor at North Carolina State University. webster_west@ncsu.edu

Stephan Sain (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1994) Adaptive Kernal Density Estimation. Currently at The Climate Corporation.

David Stivers (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1994) Multi-Type Branching Process Models of Cell Proliferation. Currently at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Assistant Professor. stiv@alumni.rice.edu

Kerry W. Go (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1993) Nonparametric Estimation of Transitions in Cancer. Currently at Sanofi Pasteur, Deputer Director, Biostatistics, Clinical Department kerry.go@sanofipasteur.com

Michael C. Minnotte (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1993) A Test of Mode Existence with Applications to Multimodality. Currently at University of North Dakota, Associate Professor of Statistics. michael.minnotte@und.edu

Floyd Martin Spears (Barry W. Brown, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1993) Multi-Stage Designs in Dose-Response Studies. Currently at Harding University, Associate Professor of Mathematics. mspears@harding.edu

Roland P. Sanchez (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1990) A Nonparametric Regression Algorithm for Time Series Forecasting Applied to Daily Maximum Urban Ozone Concentrations. Currently at University of Monterey, Professor of Mathematics.

Ferdinand Wang (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1990) A New Method for Robust Nonparametirc Regression. Currently at Freddie Mac Co., Department of the Treasury. ferdie_wang@freddiemac.com

Mathematical Sciences

Siao Ye (December 2017) Siao.Ye@rice.edu

Zheng Meng (Robert Hardt, Thesis Director) Ph.D. (May 2005) Geometric Variational Problems with Cross-Sectional Contraints. Currently at CGG Veritas, Houston, TX. zheng.meng@cggveritas.com

Rodney Jee (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1985) A Study of Projection Pursuit Methods. Currently at Discover Financial Services, Risk Analytics, Phoenix, AZ. rodneyjee@yahoo.com

Anna E. Baron (University of Texas School of Public Health, David W. Scott, co-director), Ph.D. (1984) Distributional Properties Affecting Classification in Multiple Group Discrimination Analysis. Currently at University of Colorado Medical School, Associate Professor. anna.baron@ucdenver.edu

Steven B. Boswell (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1983) Nonparametric Mode Estimation for Higher Dimensional Densities. Currently at Lincoln Laboratories, Scientist. steveboswell1@me.com

Richard Hathaway (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor, codirected with J.E. Dennis), Ph.D. (1982) The EM Algorithm for the Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Gaussian Mistures. richard.hathaway@gmail.com

E. Neely Atkinson (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1981) An Epidemiological Examination of the Effects of Asbestos on Lung Function. Currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. enatk@rice.edu

Donna Nezames (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor) Ph.D. (1980) Some Results for Estimating Bivariate Densities Using Kernel, Orthogonal Series, and Penalized-Likelihood Procedures. Currently at Exxon Production Research.

Melvyn Smith (James R. Thompson, Thesis Advisor), Ph.D. (1980) An Epidemiological Model for the Control of Gonorrhea. Currently a Physician and CEO of a medical center

Lynette E. Factor (Lamstein), (David W. Scott, Thesis Advisor) M.A. (1979) A Comparison of Three Data-Based Nonparametric Probability Density Estimators.

David W. Scott (codirected J.R. Thompson and R.A. Tapia), Ph.D. (1976) Discrete Maximum Penalized Likelihood Density Estimation. Currently at Rice University, Noah Harding Professor of Statistics. scottdw@rice.edu

James A. Hokanson (codirected J.R. Thompson and Barry W. Brown), Ph.D. (1975) Simulation Study of Myeloma Growth and Treatment. Formerly at University of Texas Medical School at Galveston. (Deceased) james_hokanson@utmb.edu

John Bennett (codirected J.R. Thompson and R.J.P. de Fiqueiredo), (1973) Estimation of Multivariate probability Density Functions Using B-Splines. Currently in the University of Oklahoma, lecturer. jobennett@ou.edu .

Gilbert de Montricher (codirected J.R. Thompson and R.A. Tapia), (1972) Nonparametric Bayesian Estimation of Probability Densities by Function Space Techniques. Currently at Bendix-Thompson of Paris, France, pipeline engineer. g.montricher@noos.fr

Master's Alumni

Sean Eli, M.A. in Statistics. (May 2022)

Kelly Geyer (Rudy Guerra) (December 2019) M.A. Interpretable Visualization and Decoding of Electrocorticography via Regularized Higher-Order PCA and PLS. Currently a grad student in Boston University. klg2@rice.edu

Dong Ding (August 2018) daisyding@rice.edu

Jeong Hwan Kook(August 2018) Jeong.Hwan.Kook@rice.edu

Jonathan Roy Stewart (August 2018) jonathan.stewart@rice.edu

Andrew Genius Chapple (May 2018)

Siyi Chen (May 2018) Siyi.Chen@rice.edu

Kyung Hyun Lee (May 2018) Kyung-Hyun.Lee@rice.edu

Pamela Nicole Luna (December 2017) pamela.luna@rice.edu

Joshua Jordan Taylor (December 2017) Joshua.J.Taylor@rice.edu

Ryan Scott Warnick (December 2017) Ryan.S.Warnick@rice.edu

Nathan Berliner (Kenneth Hess) (December 2015) Using Multiple Imputation, Survival Analysis and Propensity Score Analysis in Cancer Data with Missingness. Currently a BI/Data Analyst at GM, Austin, TX. nathan.k.berliner@gmail.com

Donald Rogers (Ying Yuan) (December 2015) Time-based Bayesian Optimal Interval (TITE-BOIN) Algorithm Performance under Weibull Distribution on Simulated Phase I Clinical Trial Data. Currently a Program Trainer in DOD, L.L. Clarkson Aerospace, Houston, TX. donaldrogers2013@yahoo.com

Sarah Tooth (John Dobelman, James Thompson) (December 2012) Design and Validation of Ranking Statistical Families for Momentum-Based Portfolio Selection. Deceased

Roberto Bertolusso (Marek Kimmel), M.A. (May 2010) Computational Models of Signaling Processes in Cells with Applications: Influence of Stochastic and Spatial Effects. Currently a Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. roberto@rice.edu

Terrance Savitsky (Marina Vannucci), M.A. (Jan. 2009) Wavelets and Fractional Brownian Motion. Went on to get his Ph.D. from Rice University, Department of Statistics. Currently at Rand Corporation, Statistics Group, Associate Statistician. tds151@gmail.com

Colleen Kenney (Katherine B. Ensor, Rudolf Riedi, Barbara Ostdiek), M.A. (Jan. 2008) The Analysis of Limit Orders Using the Cox Proportional Hazards Model with Independent Competing Risks.

William Bryant (Katherine B. Ensor, Sanjay Shete), M.A. (May 2008) A Study on Statistical Approaches for Mutagen Sensitivity Analysis in Twins.

Deepa Rajan (Marek Kimmel), M.A. (Jan. 2005) Analysis of Regulatory Mechanisms of Genes Controlled by the Transcription Factor NF-KappaB. Currently a Project Manager in the area of analytics/business consulting, India. dee.krishna@gmail.com

Evan John Brott (Barry B. Brown, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (2004) An Unconditional Test for the Single-Sample Binomial. Currently at PROS Revenue Management Statistics Group. ebrott@sbcglobal.net

Leslea Davison (Marek Kimmel, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1997) ljdavis@cs.sandia.gov

Elaine Hauschel (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1996) hauschel@griffon.mwsc.edu

Christopher M. Brauner (Barry W. Brown, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1995) Progress Against Cancer-A New Measure. Currently at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Terri F. Woodlan (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1994) Autocorrelated Data in Quality Control Charts. Currently at Hewlett-Packard.

Robert Moreno (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1993) Spatial Estimation from Sparse Data.

Lynn Dittrich (Katherine B. Ensor, Thesis Advisor), M.A. (1992) A Time-Series Approach to Quality Control. Currently at American General.

Thomas Kauffman M.A., (1988) Currently at Reliant Energy, thomas.kauffman@nrgenergy.com

Professional Master's Alumni

Yin Hu, , Masters of Statistics (May 2022) Currently a Mining and Analysis Engineer at SF Express in Shenzhen, China yinhucuhksz@gmail.com

Chia-Chun, Masters of Statistics (May 2022) Currently an Analyst at Energy Ogre in Houston, TX chiachunlee0@gmail.com

Jiyang Li, Masters of Statistics (May 2022) Currently a Machine Learning Engineer at Xpeng in Shenghai, China

Jiangran Liu, Masters of Statistics (May 2022)

Bin Qi, Masters of Statistics (May 2022) binqi.career@gmail.com

Yong Shin, Masters of Statistics (May 2022) Currently a Data Scientist at Meta in Menlo Park, CA shin.yongwhan23@gmail.com

Tianjian Sun, Masters of Statistics (May 2022) Currently a Software Engineer at Meta in Seattle, WA. oceanwavesaber@gmail.com

Zijie Wang, Masters of Statistics (May 2022)

Jason Guan, Masters of Statistics (December 2021)

Kexue He, Masters of Statistics (December 2021)

Jeffrey Lee, Masters of Statistics (December 2021) Currently a Data Scientist at KPMG. tfg.jefflee@gmail.com

Mengting Wang, Masters of Statistics (December 2021)

Shiyuan Wang, Masters of Statistics (December 2021)

Chenghan Yang, Masters of Statistics (December 2021)

Qian Chen Master of Statistics (May 2021) Currently a Algorithm Engineer at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. in Guangdong, China qianchen_123@126.com

Siyu Guo Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2021) Currently a Data Engineer at HealthCrowd in San Francisco, CA haroldguosy@gmail.com

Yawen Guo Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2021) Currently a Data Engineer at Foxconn in Houston, TX alena99.guo@gmail.com

Genyi Huang Master of Statistics (May 2021) Currently a Data Scientist at Oracle in Boston, MA junohuang3@gmail.com

Jong ok La Master of Statistics (May 2021) jo.janela@gmail.com

Grace Nie Master of Statistics (May 2021) Currently a PhD Student at Rice University, Houston, TX. Grace.Nie@rice.edu

Hao Qiu Master of Statistics (May 2021)

Jessica Li Wang Master of Statistics (May 2021) Currently as Associate Analyst at Moody's Investors Service in New York, NY jessicalw1998@gmail.com

Manling Xi Master of Statistics (May 2021) manlingxu@gmail.com

Hairong Xu Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2021) Currently a Software Engineer at BPM Microsystems in Houston, TX. xuhaironglynn@gmail.com

Yuetong Yang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2021) Currently a Software Engineer at Schlumberger in Houston, TX. ytyang828@gmail.com

Yifan Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2021) Currently a Data Science Practitioner at Accenture in Houston, TX. fionazhang1114@outlook.com

Yue Zhuo Master of Statistics (May 2021) jasminezhuo1997@gmail.com

Jessica Chen Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020) qingyic1@gmail.com

Leila Lei Master of Statistics (December 2020) lei_mt@yeah.net

Yixiao Li Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020) yixiaoli.yl@gmail.com

Jie Min Master of Statistics (December 2020) jessmine2012@gmail.com

Jiachen Ni Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020) Currently a Data Analyst at Tencent in Guangzhou, China charlesni@foxmail.com

Yi Rong Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020)

Rebecca Schneider Master of Statistics (December 2020) Currently a Staff Analyst at Houston Health Department in Houston, TX. rlschneider210@gmail.com

Yutong Su Master of Statistics (December 2020) yutong.su1997@gmail.com

Ye Tian Master of Statistics (December 2020) tynmstsc@gmail.com

Hanyi Wang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020)

Lihan Wu Master of Statistics (December 2020) wulihan0516@163.com

Ziru Xue Master of Statistics (December 2020) xueeezr@gmail.com

Zikuan Zhang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2020) Currently a Software Engineer at Sense Brain in San Jose, CA. zikuan991@hotmail.com

Bojie Zhang Master of Statistics (December 2020)

Yuchong Zhang Master of Statistics (December 2020) Currently a Data Scientist at Schlumberger. Houston, TX paul34truth@gmail.com

Ningning Zhu Master of Statistics (December 2020) znn11143@gmail.com

David Brodkey Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Teng Ren Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2020)

William Brown Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Yanwan Dai Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Mengyuan Li Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Sen Lin Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Weicheng Qian Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Erin Song Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Nathan Stefanick Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Xue Wu Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Hao Xiang Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Yifan Xing Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Siao Ye Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Yiyuan Yin Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Yifan Xhang Master of Statistics (May 2020)

Ouyang Zhu Master of Computational Science and Engineering (May 2020)

Violet Allen-Glass Master of Statistics (December 2019) Rotational Analyst at Calpine, Houston, TX. vallenglass@gmail.com

Tao Bian Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) Data Scientist at Schlumbergen, Houston, TX. biantao1003@gmail.com

Jeong Hoon Choi Master of Statistics (December 2019) Data Scientist at Psomagen, Inc., Rockville, MD. jc35grad@gmail.com

Zhuowei Han Master of Statistics (December 2019) zh21@rice.edu

Xingzi He Master of Statistics (December 2019) xingzihe1997@gmail.com

Yuan He Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) yh67@rice.edu

Yucheng He Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) yucheng.he@rice.edu

Yue He Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) 2558715075@qq.com

Yunxi Jiang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) jiangyunxigu@gmail.com

Keming Li Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) Insight Fellows, Seattle, WA lkming.jy3y@gmail.com

Xiaochen Long Master of Statistics (December 2019) xiaochen.long.robin@gmail.com

Isis Ramirez Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) isis.pramirez@gmail.com

Kaleigh Riggs Master of Statistics (December 2019) kaleigh125@gmail.com

Santiago Tellez Master of Statistics (December 2019) st41@rice.edu

Peng Yang Master of Statistics (December 2019) A PhD student in the Department of Statistics at Rice University, Houston, TX. yang359907943@163.com

Jinchen Ye Master of Statistics (December 2019 )Master of Statistics (December 2019) yejinchen2018@126.com

Jingfei Yu Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) sunnyyu0702@hotmail.com

Jiahui Zhang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019)Software Engineer at Amazon, Seattle, WA. jiahui.i.zhang@gmail.com

Kai Zhang Master of Computational Science and Engineering (December 2019) kz23@rice.edu

Siyue Gao Master of Statistics (May 2019) Data Scientist at Walmart Labs, Sunnyvale, CA. gaosiyue123@hotmail.com

Ran Jin Master of Statistics (May 2019) Quantitative Analyst at Saracen Capital, Houston, TX. ojin@saracencapital.net

Jin-Hyuk Kwon Master of Statistics (May 2019) Senior Analyst, Data Science at Accenture, Seattle, WA. jinkwon0425@gmail.com

Yunyi Lin Master of Statistics (May 2019) irishsoul92@gmail.com

Tengjiao Liu Master of Statistics (May 2019) hl325287@gmail.com

Rui Qin Master of Statistics (May 2019) Data Quality Assurance Analyst at CareSet Systems, Houston, TX.aaron61083511@gmail.com

Elliot Smith Master of Statistics (May 2019) Contributor Data Scientist at Sabre, Dallas, TX. esmith2642@gmail.com

Mengqing Wang Master of Statistics (May 2019)

Xiao Wang Master of Statistics (May 2019) Research Assistant at Beijing Institutue of Human Genetics and Reproduction Medicine Co., Ltd., Beijing, China. wangxiao0414@gmail.com

Pei Zeng Master of Statistics (May 2019) Data Science intern at Pheramor, Houston, TX.

Xiang Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2019) Research Assistant at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. zhangxiangz94007@gmail.com

Yian Chen Master of Statistics (December 2018) chenyian.y@gmail.com

Brian Choi Master of Statistics (December 2018) Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC. brian.ks.choi@gmail.com

Jinhong Liu Master of Computational Science & Engineer (December 2018) Software Engineer at LinkedIn Corp., Sunnyvale, CA. jinhongliu1331@gmail.com

Yuyan Liu Master of Statistics (December 2018) Data Scientist intern at Data Gumbo Corporation, Houston, TX. yuyanl1130@163.com

Miten Shah Master of Statistics (December 2018) Data & Policy Analyst at Sphere Institute, Burlingame, CA. ninjamiten@gmail.com

Jingda Xu Master of Statistics (December 2018) Risk Analyst at KPMG, Houston, TX. jingdaxu@gmail.com

Shibo (Vivian) Yu Master of Statistics (December 2018) y956713744@gmail.com

Xun Cao Master of Statistics (May 2018) Data Scientist at Fluor Corporation, Houston, TX. caoxun1013@gmail.com

Shu Cong Master of Statistics (May 2018) Data Scientist at Yahoo in Sunnyvale, CA. shu1992@icloud.com

Jiacheng Liang Master of Statistics (May 2018) PhD student in financial econometrics at Northeastern University. littlecc.liang@gmail.com

Haolin Lu Master of Statistics (May 2018) Data Scientist at B.B.F Make, Los Angeles, CA.

Xuyan Lu Master of Statistics (May 2018)

Sathya Prasad Ramesh Master of Statistics (May 2018) Currently a Research Assistant at the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. sprc3@rice.edu

Pratik Dilip Seta Master of Statistics (May 2018) Currently an Investment Analyst Intern at Callahan Advisors, LLC. Houston, TX.

Chung Chun Wang Master of Statistics (May 2018) Currently working for the Taiwanese government in Taiwan.

Steven M Wilson Master of Statistics (May 2018) Currently a Lead Data Researcher at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. thelivingdaylightz@gmail.com

Hangyu Xie Master of Statistics (May 2018)

Siqi Yan Master of Statistics (May 2018) Data Scientist at Fluor Corporation, Houston, TX. siqiyan@outlook.com

Shiqi Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2018)

Xingyue (Alison) Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2018) An Associate Data Scientist at Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine, CA. alisonzhang0302@gmail.com

Yichen Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2018) Risk Consulting Associate at PwC Advisory, Houston, TX. connieyichenzhang@gmail.com

Yunjiao Bai Master of Statistics (December 2017)

Yang (Oliver) Chen Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Sr. Associate at Discover Financial Services, Riverwoods, IL. chenpeter129@gmail.com

Fan Gao Master of Statistics (December 2017) Accepted in the PhD program in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX. fgao@rice.edu

Man Chong Leong Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently an Intern at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Houston. TX. leongmanchong@hotmail.com

Bing Li Master of Statistics (December 2017) Accepted in the PhD program in Brown University, Providence, RI. libing2989@gmail.com

Lusha Li Master of Statistics (December 2017) lusha0902@gmail.com

Ying Li Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Data Scientist at JP Morgan Chase & Co., Columbus, Ohio. shirly941223@163.com

Junyu Ma Master of Statistics (December 2017) Equty Analyst in Yintech Investment, Shanghai, China. junyuma931@gmail.com

Hui (Belinda) Mao Master of Statistics (December 2017) Portfolio Manager Associate at BlackRock, Inc., San Francisco, CA. belinda0934@gmail.com

Yue Pan Master of Statistics (December 2017) Data Scientist at Curacloud, Seattle, Washington. keys.ypan@gmail.com

Bing Xu Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Data Analyst at Alphonso Inc. Mountain View. CA. xubing0602@gmail.com

Hanyi Xu Master of Statistics (December 2017) Data Scientist at Microsoft, Seattle, WA. irisxhy1116@gmail.com

Manlin Yang Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently an Algorithm Engineer at JD.com in Beijing, China. paulineyang123@foxmail.com

Dingke Yin Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Customer Relations Manager (CRM) in Redstone Haute Couture in Shenzhen, China. effyyin@163.com

Lu Yu Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Risk Strategy Analyst in Uber, San Francisco, CA. yulu0630@gmail.com

Qianyun Zhou Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Sales Engineer at Fano Labs. Hong Kong

Judith Burth Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Data Scientist in GA Oil & Gas, Houston, TX. ydujudy@yahoo.com

Wenzheng He Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Data Scientist in Fluor Corporation, Houston, TX. wenzhenghe7@gmail.com

Mengqi Hei Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Big Data Scientist at Microsoft, Washington. mengqi.hei@gmail.com

Yu Ly Hong Master of Statistics (May 2017) Accepted in the PhD program in Marketing in the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. yulyhong15@gmail.com

Tianshuo Huang Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Quantitative Analyst in Chief Investment Office, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX. huantianshuo@gmail.com

Shuang Jiang Master of Statistics (May 2017) Accepted in the PhD program at Southern Methodist University, Houston, TX. shela0519@gmail.com

Yue Jin Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Research and Development Engineer in Machine Learning at Omni AI, Inc., Houston, TX. yuejin12345@gmail.com

Zhenshan Jin Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently an Artificial Intelligence Specialist in Belomont Technology, Houston, TX. zhenshan.jin.jz@gmail.com

Chunshan Liu Master of Statistics (May 2017) Accepted in the PhD Statistics program at Rice University, Houston, TX. chunshanl@hotmail.com

Shubham Manchanda Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently an Investment Banking Associate at Moelis & Co., Houston, TX. shubham.mawchanda@gmail.com

Fayzan Mohammad Talpur Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Data Analyst at American National Insurance Co., Houston, TX. fayzantalpur@outlook.com

Xihao Wang Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Portfolio Risk Analyst at Invesco Ltd., Houston, TX. wangxihao930223@163.com

Yuqiu Yang Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Research Analyst at IPT Global, Houston, TX. yyqengels@gmail.com

Xialei Zeng Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Rotation Analyst at Calpine Corporation, Houston, TX. xialeizeng@gmail.com .

Yulun Zeng Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Software Engineer at PROS, Houston, TX.

Qi Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently a Strats Analyst at Goldman Sachs, Houston, TX. soniazhangstat@gmail.com .

Songzhu Zheng Master of Statistics (May 2017) Accepted in the PhD program in Statistics at NYU, Stony Brook, Long Island, NY. 580053830@139.com

Jonathan Capo Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently an Analyst at 1010 Data, NY, NY. jonjoncapo@gmail.com

Benjamin Hulet Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently an Analyst at EDPR, Houston, TX. bhulet05@gmail.com

Jie Liao Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently a Statistician at FS Card in Washington, D.C. jieliao2015@outlook.com

Ting Qi Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently a Statistical Programming Analyst Intern at Genentech, San Francisco, CA. ting.qi77@gmail.com

Yueshan Teng Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently a GIS Technician at Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University, Houston, TX. tengyueshan@gmail.com

Ruoxuan Tian Master of Statistics (December 2016) Research Analyst Intern at UTMDACC, Houston, TX. tiawhite308@gmail.com

Hao Zhou Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently a Senior Analyst at Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA. u0600502@gmail.com

Ziwei Zhou Master of Statistics (December 2016) Currently a Data Analysis Engineer at Bio-Engine Sci-Tech, Shanghai, China. zowie.zhou@gmail.com

Ke Zhu Master of Statistics (December 2017) Currently a Data Scientist at Feedzai, Inc. Greater Atlanta area. kekekezhu@gmail.com

Robert Abramov Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Strategy Consultant at Accenture Strategy, NY, NY. r.h.abramov@gmail.com

Dongfei Chen Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently in China. cdf123mtr@163.com

Yue Duan Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Data Analyst at Capital One, Plano, TX. duanyue16@gmail.com

Yiling Gao Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Trading Associate at Tios Capital, Birmingham, AL. evegao0824@gmail.com

Chengwei Ge Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently in Shanghai, China.

Yuzhuo Jiang Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Market Analyst at PPHB energy investment bank, Houston, TX.

Biao Kong Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Data Analyst at Acumen LLC, Burlingame, CA. biaokong0724@gmail.com

Tong Liu Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Data Analyst at NRG Energy, Houston, TX. tinaliu9253@gmail.com

Christina Rokholt Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Product Management & Business Analyst at Capital One, Plano, TX. christina.rokholt@gmail.com

Tapsi Seth Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a PhD student at UTMD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics, Houston, TX. tapsi.seth@gmail.com

Jie Song Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a co-founder of a fin-tech company in China and a PhD student in the Decision Science department in the Chinese University, Hong Kong. songjie1217@hotmail.com

Minjie Wang Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a PhD student at Rice University, Department of Statistics, Houston, TX. mw50@rice.edu

Le You Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Sr. Country Risk Analyst at Citi Bank, Irving, TX.

Haoyue Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a Data Analyst at Acumen LLC, Burlingame, CA. harryzhangbruins@gmail.com

Kunhui Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently a PhD student at the University of Washington, Department of Statistics, Seattle, WA. kunhuizhang92@gmail.com

Anthony Atto Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a HES Team Lead at Chevron, Houston, TX. anthony.richard.atto@gmail.com

Yen-Fei Chen Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently an intern at the Shell Center for Sustainability at Rice U., Houston, TX. yensfly@gmail.com

Zhongyuan Chen Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently enrolled in the PhD program in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. superzychen@gmail.com

James Hairston Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently at Simply Kicking Solutions, Founder/President, Houston, TX. simplekicking@gmail.com

Samantha Johnson Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Lecturer of Statistics in UT El Paso, El Paso, TX. samantha.johnson512@gmail.com

Gizem Keskin Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Transfer Pricing Consultant at Deloitte Tax LLP, Houston, TX. keskingiz@gmail.com

Hanting Li Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently an Investment Analyst at Invesco, Houston, TX. debbie.li@invesco.com

Tuo Li Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Professional In the Corporate and Investment Bank Technology Group at JPMorgan Chase Bank, New York, NY. tuo.li2013@gmail.com

Xinnan Lu Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Risk Analyst at Calpine, Houston, TX. xinnan.lu@gmail.com

Zhonghui Rong Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Data Analyst at the Harris County Public Health & Environment Services, Houston, TX. zhonghuir@gmail.com

Riaz Shaik Master of Computation and Science in Engineering (December 2015) Currently a Data Scientist at Sabre, India. riaazii@gmail.com

Weijian Yu Master of Statistics (December 2015) Currently a Research Assistant at the Department of Statistics, Rice University. yuweijian2009@gmail.com

Siyi Chen Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently admitted in the Ph.D program in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. siyi.chen@rice.edu

Matthew Delhey Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently a Data Scientist at Trip Advisor, Houston, TX. matt.delhey@rice.edu

Jessica Gan Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently a Tech Analyst at Accenture, Houston, TX. gan.jessy@gmail.com

Chuanlee Lai Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently an Analyst at Petrobras, Houston, TX. chuanleelai@gmail.com

Maxwell Lee Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently an Analyst on Global Commodity Index and Structured Products Desk at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Houston, TX. msl6@rice.edu

Preston Smith Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently an Analyst at PMG, Fortworth/Dallas, TX. pas4446@gmail.com

Zhengjia Wang Master of Statistics (May 2015) Currently a PhD student at Rice University, Department of Statistics, Fall 2016, Houston, TX. dipterix.wang@gmail.com

Alan Chen Master of Statistics (December 2014) chenalan69@gmail.com Currently a Risk Analyst at Just Energy, Houston, TX. chenalan69@gmail.com

Yusheng Chen Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a Sales & Trading Analyst at Citigroup, Houston, TX. lbjaychen@gmail.com

Zhibai Chen Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a Client Associate at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Houston, TX. zc14riceedu@gmail.com

Yanru Dou Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a Statistician at Capital One, D.C. dyr0916@gmail.com

Sara El Hakim Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a Senior Analyst at IHS CERA, Washington, D.C. sara.elhakim@gmail.com

Yinsen Miao Master of Statistics (December 2014) yinsen.miao@rice.edu Currently a PhD student in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. ym11@rice.edu

Jun Tang Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently admitted in the PhD program at the University of Iowa. rainbowjun91@gmail.com

Vera (Ya) Wen Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a Business Systems Analyst at Apple Inc., Austin, TX. vera.wenwen@gmail.com

Leyu Wu Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently a General Analyst at Nobe.Nash, Inc., Houston, Tx. leyuww@gmail.com

Yizhou Xia Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently admitted in the Phd program in the Department of Statistics, Rice University. aaronxia90@163.com

Chen Ling Master of Statistics (December 2014) Currently employed in a securities research institute in Shanghai, China. chen.ling@rice.edu

Yiming Feng Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a PhD student in the Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. freemean@gmail.com

Di Fu Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Statistician at Texas Municipal Retirement System in Austin, TX. dimitri.fu.rice@gmail.com

Yani Guo Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Statistical Consultant intern working remotely for Masswell Development Group, Inc., NY yani.guo@gmail.com

Ethan McMahon Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently an Investment Analytics Analyst at Merrill Lynch, NY, NY. ethan.mcmahon@gmail.com

Won Suh Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Data Scientist at Panorama Education in Boston, MA. won782@gmail.com

Mengcheng Wang Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Data Analyst at Two Sigma Investments, Houston, TX. mengcheng.wang17@gmail.com

Peng Wang Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Business Analyst at Just Energy, Houston, TX. carrerawp@gmail.com

Xiaoyu Wang Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Senior Analyst in Oil Research & Forecast at Thomson Reuters in New York City, New York. wxy.wang2013@gmail.com

Sicong Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently an Oil Market Analyst at ClipperData LLC, NY, NY. zhangsicong820@gmail.com

Qiru Zhou Master of Statistics (May 2014) Currently a master student in the finance program in UCSD, San Diego, CA. qiruzhou@gmail.com

Qianhui Chen Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently an Associate Statistician at Assurant Inc., Atlanta. jsbycqh@hotmail.com

Lu Jiang Master of Statistics (December 2013) supercommand@gmail.com

Kyung Hyun Lee Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a PhD student in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX . rudgus51998@gmail.com

Wenjing Li Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Casino Analyst in the Global Gaming Department at Las Vegas Sands Corporation at the Venetian Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada. liwenjing2012@gmail.com

Yong Lu Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently the Co-founder at Dreambig Education Technology Company in international career consulting, Beijing, China. owenlvyong@gmail.com

Reid Minto Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Data Scientist at Textron, Providence, RI. reid.m.minto@gmail.com

Jiandi Mo Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently an intern at Initiative on Neuroscience and Law, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX mojiandi@gmail.com

Yu Qian Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently an Associate Business Consultant at Perficient Inc., Oracle EPM Team in St. Louis, MO. sissiqianyu@gmail.com

Bin Shao Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Market Research Analyst at Weatherford International, Houston, TX. bin.zhao1990@gmail.com

Yinglu Shao Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Statistician at Capital One, Auto Finance Dept, Financial Services in Plano, TX. sylpeggy@gmail.com

Zheng Sun Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Statistician at Capital One, Home Loan Dept in Plano, TX. sophia3sun@gmail.com

Zeya Wang Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX. wangzeya@aol.com

Di Yang Master of Statistics (December 2013) di.yang0407@gmail.com Currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX.

Daniel Zales Master of Statistics (December 2013) Currently self-employed, Principal at Accrue, CA. daniel.l.zales@gmail.com

Vishal Patel Master of Statistics (May 2013) Currently self-employed dealing with hedge fund. vp78@gmail.com

Seungmin Yeon Master of Statistics (May 2013) Currently an Assistant Manager in INS Consulting in Korea. smyon80@gmail.com

Lin Yuan Master of Statistics (May 2013) Currently Deputy Mayor of Fuqing, China. lin.yuan0323@gmail.com

Maria Baca Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Data Analyst at El Paso First Health Plans, Inc., El Paso, TX. angelica.baca.ab@gmail.com

Chongtian Gao Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a QA Analyst at P2 Energy Solutions, Houston, TX. wavesky@msn.com

Cui Guo Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan, Biostatistics program. guocui5132011@gmail.com

Seoksu Hong Master of Statistics (December 2012) blindsage10@gmail.com

Xitian Li Master of Statistics (December 2012) datian_2008@yahoo.com

Yinsheng Li Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Junior Analytics Specialist at McKinsey & Company, Houston, TX. yinsheng.li2011@gmail.com

Linglu Liu Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Software Quality Engineer at MicroStrategy in the D.C. area. liuxx783@gmail.com

Chao Pan Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Computational Linguist at Shell Oil Co. in Houston, TX. pcgreat123@gmail.com

Taliya Perera Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Financial Analyst at Team Inc. Houston, TX. pereratn@gmail.com

Yuzhou Tang Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Statistician/Analyst at Model N, Waltham, MA. tangyuzhouloverice@live.com

Suwa Xu Master of Statistics (December 2012) Currently a Ph.D. student in the U of Florida, Biostatistics program. xusuwa@gmail.com

Fei Ni Master of Statistics (May 2012) Currently an Actuarial Assistant at Hautai Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Beijing, China. nifei502@gmail.com

Hsien Hui (Cindy ) Pan Master of Statistics (May 2012) Currently a Research Analyst at Townsend Solutions, a plastic market research and consulting firm, Houston, TX. cindyya1012@gmail.com

Haisheng (Benjamin) Tang Master of Statistics (May 2012) Currently an analyst at Wood Mackenzie, Singapore. benjamin_tang@hotmail.com

Wei Fu Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Ph.D. student in NYU, New York. weifu.scott@gmail.com

Yanli Gao Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Statistical Analyst at Abbvie, Chicago, Illinois. yanli.hong2010@gmail.com

Yan Huang Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Senior Development Engineer at Alibaba, Beijing, China . allisonhy2009@gmail.com

Jinhee Lee Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Data Scientist at UC, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA . jennylee.stat@gmail.com

Yoojin Lee Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Ph.D. student in UC, Irvine, CA. yjinlee1@gmail.com

Dingyi Li Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Manager of Personal Financial Management in Bank of China, ChengDu, China. yzlibayern@gmail.com

Junjing Qin Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a starting a hedge fund company in Vancouver, Canada. transecoqin@hotmail.com

Brian Vanover Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Technical Staff at Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM. bjvanov@gmail.com

Rui Yang Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently Biostatistician 1 at Quintiles, Missouri. rui.yang.0808@gmail.com

Xuan Yang Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Consultant/Data Scientist at Model N, Waltham, MA. schwinn.young@gmail.com

Dallam Masterson Master of Statistics (May 2011) Currently a Data Scientist at Sapient Consulting, Washington, D.C. wdm7@cornell.edu

Meng Sun Master of Statistics (May 2011) Currently an Analytics Consultant at Bluecross Blueshield of Illinois, Plano, TX. meng.sun20@gmail.com

Sarah Tooth Master of Statistics (May 2011) Deceased

Zhongyu Zhang Master of Statistics (May 2011) Currently at Yin Tai Investment & Company, Shanghai. sonicwth@gmail.com

Rakesh Amaram Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently an Actuary at Dailyaccess Corp, Dallas, TX.

Yen-Yin Chen Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently in Taiwan. getaball@gmail.com

Himanshu Makwana Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently a Financial Analyst at FMC Technologies, Inc., Houston, TX. hmak01@gmail.com

Debra Pyle Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently a self-employed Consultant, Data Mining and Predictive Analytics, Houston, TX. ddpyle@gmail.com

Lisa Stryjewski (Vaughn) Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently a Master of Data Science Program Manager at University of Houston, Houston, TX. meteorologistlisavaughn@gmail.com

Chengyong Yin Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently a Senior Associate, Fixed Income at China Everbright Ltd., Shanghai, China. kampfen.yin@gmail.com

Ruo Yu Master of Statistics (December 2010) Currently at Novartis in Shanghai, China. rose.ruoyu@gmail.com

Luis Arregoces Master of Statistics (May 2010) Currently a Data Science Manager at Accenture Digital, Houston, TX. larregoces@yahoo.com luis.a.arregoces@accenture.com

John Connelly Master of Statistics (May 2010) Currently at a Quantitative Analyst at New York Yankees. j_connel@gmail.com

Caroline Nganga Master of Statistics (May 2010) Currently a Data Strategist at Google, Dublin, Ireland. carolcharles026@gmail.com

Emilian Vankov Master of Statistics (May 2010) Currently a Ph.D. student at Rice University, Department of Statistics. erv1@rice.edu

Yanli Chen Master of Statistics (Dec. 2009) Currently a Data Scientist at Live Nation Entertainment/Ticketmaster, LA, CA. ylc.chelsea@gmail.com

Xu Han Master of Statistics (Dec. 2009) Currently a Statistical Analyst at Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics Department, Houston, TX. wendyhan08@gmail.com

Kenneth (Buddy) Burkhalter Master of Statistics (May 2009) Currently an Associate Scientist at ToxStrategies Inc., Austin, TX. buddyburkhalter@gmail.com

Joseph Egbulefu Master of Statistics (May 2009) Currently a Ph.D. student at Rice University, Department of Statistics. joe1@rice.edu

Kristin Ritz (Dolan) Master of Statistics (May 2009) Currently an Assistant Director, QA/QC at Baylor College of Medicine. karitz@bcm.edu

Tahira Saleem Master of Statistics (May 2009) Currently a certified travel agent at Cruise Holidays. tahira.nisa@gmail.com

Hector Flores Master of Statistics. (Jan. 2008) Currently a Statistician in the Austin, TX area.

Theodore Petrou Master of Statistics. (Jan. 2007) Currently a Data Scientist at Schlumberger, Houston, TX. tpetrou@slb.com

Teresa Wollscheid Master of Statistics. Currently a Senior Reservoir Analyst at Endurance Resources, LLC, Addison, TX. (Jan. 2007)

Hubert Marcus Master of Statistics (2000) Currently at ODS-Petrodata, Inc., Forecast Analyst. hmarcus@ods-petrodata.com =

John Venier Master of Statistics (1995) Currently at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Phillip Chen Master of Statistics (Min-Fook) (1995) Currently at Compact Computers.

Ozgur Kaya Bayazitoglu Master of Statistics (1994) Currently a lawyer.

Loralee Logan Master of Statistics (1994) Currently at Mesa Research Consultants, President/Consulting Statistician. loralee.logan@worldnet.att.net

Vladimir Lopez-Bassols Master of Statistics (1993) Currently at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France

Coordinated Degree

Shasha Liu, PhD in Economics and MA in Statistics (August 2019) Accepted a position in Freddie Mac as a Quantitative Analytics Senior, McLean, VA. shashaliu37@gmail.com

Peter Volkmar, PhD in Economics and MA in Statistics (August 2019) Accepted a position in TD International as an Associate Director, Advisory in Washington, DC. pnvolkmar@gmail.com

Nathalie Hinchey, PhD in Economics and MA in Statistics (December 2018) Currently an Associate in economics & litigation consulting at The Brattle Group, Toronto, Canada. nhinchey@hotmail.com

Zidong Liu, Master in Computational Science and Engineering (December 2018) Currently a Software Engineer at LinkedIn Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA. jinhongliu1331@gmail.com

Ahra Wu, PhD in Polical Science and MA in Statistics (Decmber 2018)

Ding (Daisy) Dong, PhD in Econimic and MA in Statistics (August 2018) Currntly a Senior Quantitative Risk Modeler at Santander Bank NA,. Boston, MA. daisyding0104@gmail.com

Trenton Jon Alexander, Master of Accounting (May 2018)

Kristin Marie Lehnhoff, Master of Business Administration (May 2018)

Pratik Dilip Seta, Master of Business Administration (May 2018)

Carlyssa Villarreal, Master of Science in Environmental Analysis and Decision Making (May 2018)

Daniel J Webb, Master of Business Administration (May 2018) Currently an Investment Baking Associate at Simmons & Company. Houston, Texas.

Chuanwenjie Wei, Master in Computational Science and Engineering (Dec 2017)

Chengjiu Zhang, Master in Computational Science and Engineering (Dec 2017) Currently a Software Engineer at Apple. Cuperino, California.

Shubham Manchanda Shubham, Master of Statistics (May 2017) Currently an Investment Banking Associate at Moelis & Co., Houston, TX. shubham.mawchanda@gmail.com

Binlei Gong Ph.D in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2016) Currently an Assistant Professor in Zhejiang University, School of Management, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. gongbinlei@gmail.com

Patrick Hamel MBA and professional Master of Statistics (May 2016) Currently an Investments Specialist at JP Morgan Private Bank, Houston, TX. p.hamel04@gmail.com 


Jaepil Han Ph.D. in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2016) Currently an Associate Fellow at Korea Development Institute, an economic research institute, S. Korea. jeffhan81@gmail.com

James Gualtieri Ph.D. in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2015) Currently an Analyst in Financial Services Transfer Pricing at Ernst & Young LLP in New York, NY. james.n.gualtieri@gmail.com

Chenjun Shang Ph.D. in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2015) Currently an Economic and Financial Modeling Senior at Freddie Mac, Virginia. scjcat@gmail.com

Junrong Liu Ph.D. in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Senior Consultant in IFE group, Maryland. liujunrong529@hotmail.com

Kerem Yener Toklu Ph.D. in Economics, MA in Statistics (May 2014) Currently a Senior in transfer pricing in Deloitte Tax LLP. aussiekerem@hotmail.com

Jaime Acosta Margain Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2013) Currently a Specialist in the Open Market Operations Department of Banco De Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. acostamargain@gmail.com

Pavlo Demchuk Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2013) Currently a Senior Consultant in the International Tax Department of Transfer Pricing Group of Ernst & Young, Moscow, Russia. pavlo.demchuk@ru.ey.com

Ronghua Guo Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2012) Currently a Manager of Qualitative Analysis at Capital One. shahua730@gmail.com

Seda Toklu Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2012) Currently a Senior at Transfer Pricing and Economics in Ernst & Young. sb12@rice.edu

Jiaqi Hao Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (December 2011) Currently a Scorecard Modelling Specialist at ATB Financial, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. haojiaqi@hotmail.com

Pavlos Almanidis Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2011) Currently a Senior Tax Staff at Ernst & Young, Toronto, Canada. palmanidis@yahoo.com

Kutlut Levent Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (May 2010) Currently a visiting assistant professor in Georgia Technology University, Department of Economics. levent.kutlu@econ.gatech.edu

Jia Xu Ph.D. in Bioch/ Cell Bio, Master of Statistics (May 2009) Currently a Data Analyst at Bancova

Jianghua Li Ph.D. in Economics, Master of Statistics (Jan. 2008) Currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics, Rice University. jli6@rice.edu

Akshay Sethi MBA and professional Master of Statistics (May 2008) Currently a Fundamental Analyst at E.ON Climate and Renewables, North America, Austin, TX