Illinois Statistics Office: Research Staff

YuguoDr. Yuguo Chen, Director

Director Yuguo Chen is Professor of Statistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He is also affiliated with Department of Computer Science, Information Trust Institute, Computational Science and Engineering, and Illinois Informatics Institute. His areas of research expertise include Monte Carlo methods and their applications to scientific problems, network data analysis, state space models and dynamic systems, bioinformatics and population genetics. He has published extensively in the areas of statistical methods, Monte Carlo computation and simulation, data mining, biomedical science, genetics, agriculture, civil engineering, image processing, social science, network science, and psychometrics.

Sayan

Sayan Chakrabarty, Statistical Consultant

Sayan Chakrabarty is a PhD candidate in Statistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His areas of expertise and interest include network analysis, nonparametric estimation, quantiles, and machine learning.

 

Jesse Bowers

Jesse Bowers, Statistical Consultant

Jesse Bowers is a PhD candidate in Statistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He formerly worked as a data analyst in marketing for over four years designing and implementing a variety of projects. In business his areas of expertise and interest include relational databases, reporting, process improvement, predictive analytics, and programmed automation. In academics, his areas of expertise and interest include data mining, regression, and machine learning.

SarahSarah Formentini, Statistical Consultant

Sarah Formentini is a PhD candidate in Statistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of expertise and interest include survival analysis, time series analysis, data integration, and machine learning