725 S. Wright St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Yuguo Chen is Professor at Department of Statistics , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is Director of Illinois Statistics Office. He is also affiliated with Department of Computer Science, Information Trust Institute, Computational Science and Engineering, and Illinois Informatics Institute. Prior to joining UIUC, he was an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences, Duke University, from 2001 to 2005.
Monte Carlo theory and methodology, and their applications to scientific problems
Statistical inference on network data
State space models and dynamic systems
Bioinformatics and population genetics
PhD, Statistics, Stanford University, 2001
B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, 1997
Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, Information Trust Institute
Professor, Coordinated Science Lab
Honors & Awards
Data Science Founder Professorial Scholar, 2019
Fellow of American Statistical Association, 2018
Charles Edison Lecturer, University of Notre Dame, 2018
Lists of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018
Invited Lecture at the “Best of Computational and Graphical Statistics” session of Interface, 2015
ICSA Student Paper Award, 2001
Associate Editor, Journal of American Statistical Association, 2014-present.
Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2007-present.
Editorial Board, Journal of Algebraic Statistics, 2009-present.
Editorial Board, ISRN Computational Mathematics, 2011-present.
Chen, Y., Culpepper, S. A., & Chen, Y. (2023). Bayesian Inference for an Unknown Number of Attributes in Restricted Latent Class Models. Psychometrika, 88(2), 613-635. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11336-022-09900-7
Cui, X., & Chen, Y. (2023). INFERRING SOCIAL INFLUENCE IN DYNAMIC NETWORKS. Statistica Sinica, 33(1). https://doi.org/10.5705/ss.202020.0310
Fredrickson, M. M., & Chen, Y. (2023). Testing attributable effects hypotheses with an application to the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment*. Statistics and its Interface, 16(3), 349-361. https://doi.org/10.4310/22-SII724
Liu, Y., Culpepper, S. A., & Chen, Y. (2023). Identifiability of Hidden Markov Models for Learning Trajectories in Cognitive Diagnosis. Psychometrika, 88(2), 361-386. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11336-023-09904-x
Loyal, J. D., & Chen, Y. (2023). A Bayesian Nonparametric Latent Space Approach to Modeling Evolving Communities in Dynamic Networks. Bayesian Analysis, 18(1), 49-77. https://doi.org/10.1214/21-BA1300