Research Group

  • Current Students

Xiao Huang, in Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics program, Fall 2015–Present. Xiao had a summer internship in the MCS group of the Argonne National Lab in Summer 2017.

  • Past Ph.D. Student

Yiou Li, Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Graduated in Summer 2014 (Joint with Prof. Fred Hickernell). Now works as Visiting Professor at DePaul University, Chicago. Thesis title: Topics Statistical Modeling and Optimal Design.

  • Past Master Students

Zhefu Chen, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Spring 2014
Thesis Title: Analysis Variation in Multistage Manufacturing Process Based On Tree Regression.

Shipeng Han, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Spring 2014
Thesis Title: Coordinate-Exchange Algorithm Construction of Uniform Space Filling Design.

Yin Jiang, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Spring 2014
Thesis Title: A Review of Orthogonal Latin Hypercube Designs for Computer Experiments.

Sisi Zhang, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Summer 2014
Thesis Title: Learning the Structure of Probability Networks with Data Uncertainty. 

Martha Razo, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Spring 2017
Thesis Title: Improved Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Generalized Bass Model.

Yuan Wang, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Spring 2017
Thesis Title: L2E Estimator for the Categorical Model with Elastic Net Penalty.

Chunliang Zhao, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at IIT, Fall 2017
Thesis title: Predictive model for NBA Teams, Player Metrics, and Optimal Strategies for Team Lineups.

  • Past Undergraduate Student

2016 Summer Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program at IIT: Jose De Oliv- eria Lima Neto, Gabriela De Oliveira Macedo, Bruno Laiber De Pinho, Luciano Marreiro Abilio, Fabricio Trentini.

2015 Summer Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program at IIT: Anabeth Petry Radunz (B.S. in Statisitcs from Santa Maria, Brazil, Expected Aug 2017)

  • High School Outreach

Riya Zachariah (Stevenson High School, Chicago). Advised Riya’s 2015 SPARK (STEM Professionals As Resource Knowledge) Stevenson High School Summer Science Internship Project. Project Topic: Data Study of Patients with Macular Holes.

Reuben Gutmann (Stevenson High School, Chicago). Advised Reuben’s 2016 SPARK (STEM Professionals As Resource Knowledge) Stevenson High School Summer Science Internship Project. Project Topic: Stochastic k-Means Clustering Method.

  • Visiting Scholars and Ph.D. Student

Dengying Jiang, Associate Professor of School of Science, Wuhan University of Technology, China. Visiting time: September 1, 2015–August 31, 2016. Collaborative project: Dynamic Multiple Attribute Decision Making.

Chungfang Devon Lin, Associate Professor of Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen’s University, Canada. Visiting time: August– December, 2014. Collaborative project: A General Construction for Space-filling Latin Hypercubes.

Javier Cruz Salgado, Ph.D. student from Centro de Innovaciones Aplicadas en Tecnologas Competitivas in Mexico. Visiting time: February– December, 2013. Collaborative project: Comparing the Slack-Variable Mixture Model with Other Alternatives.