Naveen Naidu Narisetty

 Naveen Naidu Narisetty

Contact Information

114 Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820
Assistant Professor
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Fall 2016 – Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.

2011–2016 Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

2010–2011 Quantitative Analyst, Nomura Financial Services, Mumbai, India.

Research Interests

  • High Dimensional Data
  • Model Selection
  • Bayesian Computation
  • Functional Data
  • Quantile-based Inference
  • Censored Data
  • Data Depth

Research Description

I have a broad research interest in methodological, computational and theoretical research in Statistics motivated by substantial applications and interdisciplinary collaborations. Research directions include high dimensional data analysis, model selection, Bayesian computation, large-scale computational models, functional data, and quantile modeling.


  • PhD, Statistics, University of Michigan, 2016
  • M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan, 2012
  • M.S., Statistics w/Distinction, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 2010
  • B.S., Statistics w/Honors, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 2008

Distinctions / Awards

  • ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award, University of Michigan, 2017
  • Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Michigan, 2015
  • Best Student Paper Award, Nonparametric Statistics Section, American Statistical Association, 2015
  • Best Student Paper Award, Statistical Learning and Data Science Section, American Statistical Association, 2014
  • Outstanding PhD Student Award, University of Michigan, 2012

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Narisetty, Naveen N, Juan Shen, and Xuming He Skinny Gibbs: A Consistent and Scalable Gibbs Sampler for Model Selection Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory & Methods) 2018.
Gan, Lingrui, Naveen N Narisetty, and Feng Liang Bayesian Regularization for Graphical Models with Unequal Shrinkage Journal of the American Statistical Association (Theory & Methods) 2018.
Yang, Xiaorong, Naveen N. Narisetty, and Xuming He A new approach to censored quantile regression estimation Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 2017.
Narisetty, Naveen N, and Vijay Nair Extremal Depth for Functional Data and Applications Journal of the American Statistical Association 111 2016, p. 1705-1714.
Narisetty, Naveen N, and Xuming He Bayesian variable selection with shrinking and diffusing priors Annals of Statistics 42 2 2014, p. 789-817.
Narisetty, Naveen N, and Xuming He Discussion of “multivariate functional outlier detection” Statistical Methods and Applications 24 2 2015, p. 209-215.

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