PhD Alumni

Please keep us updated by sending an email to Kirsten Wellman. This page also lists a few graduates of the university who did not take a statistics degree, but were otherwise closely associated with this department.

2020

2019

2018

  • Likai Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Soudeep Deb, Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Kushal Dey, Postdoctoral Researcher, Alkes Price Lab, Harvard Scool of Public Health
  • Wooseok Ha, Postdoctoral Scholar, Foundations of Data Analysis Institute, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mohammad JahangoshahiQuantitative Researcher, Susquehanna International Group, LLC
  • Sayar Karmakar, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Florida
  • Mengyin Lu, Research Scientist, JD Digits
  • Vivak Patel, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin
  • Ulises Pereira, Postdoctoral Scholar, Computational Laboratory of Cortical Dynamics, New York University
  • Yunfan Tang, Quantitative Trader, Tower Research Capital
  • Sze Wai Wong, Junior Associate, McKinsey and Company

2017

  • Subhajit Goswami, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
  • Ang Li, Data Scientist, Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership
  • Li Li
  • Si Tang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Lehigh University
  • Wei Wang
  • Wanting Xu, Quantitative Researcher, Morgan Stanley
  • Danna Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of California, San Diego
  • Xiang Zhu, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

2016

  • Marc Goessling, Data Scientist, simMachines
  • Zhe Liu, Research Scientist, Facebook
  • Andrew Poppick, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton College
  • Yoann Potiron, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University
  • Rishideep Roy, Assistant Professor, Decision Sciences, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Zhengrong Xing, Data Scientist, Quora
  • Mengyu Xu, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Central Florida
  • Yuancheng Zhu, Researcher, Renaissance Technologies LLC

2015

  • Walter Dempsey, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotatistics, University of Michigan
  • Somak Dutta, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
  • Michael Horrell, Head of Data Science, Uptake Technologies, LLC
  • Eric Janofsky, Senior Data Scientist, Uber
  • Lian Huan NgGraham School Instructor in Data Analytics, University of Chicago
  • Dinah Shender, Quantitative Analyst, Google
  • Wei Su
  • Miaoyan Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ruming Wang, Associate, Goldman Sachs

2014

  • Christopher Fox, Lead Data Scientist, Fulcrum Analytics
  • Duo Jiang, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University
  • Sheng Zhong, Senior Research Statistician, AbbVie

2013

  • Stefano Castruccio, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame
  • Desislava Petkova, Data Scientist, UCB
  • Matthew Reimherr, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University
  • Yunda Zhong, Quantitative Trading Researcher, Susquehanna International Group, LLP

2012

  • Rina Foygel Barber, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
  • Winfried Barta, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Changgee Chang, Researcher, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Xiaohui Chang, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, College of Business
  • Harry Crane, Associate Professor and Co-Graduate Director, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University
  • Joseph Guinness, Assistant Professor, Department of Computational Biology, Cornell University
  • Han Han, Quantitative Analyst, Google, California
  • Darongsae Kwon, Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University
  • Myoungji Lee, Research Scientist, Lyft
  • Christina Dan Wang, Assistant Professor of Finance, New York University, Shanghai
  • Ting Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University

2011

  • Marcin Hitczenko, Statistician, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Alan Huang, Lecturer, Statistics, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland
  • Yinxiao Huang, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University
  • Xiaoquan Wen, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
  • Han Xiao, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University

2010

  • Michael Finegold, Chief Data Scientist, Fulcrum Analytics
  • Yibi Huang, Lecturer and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
  • Christina Dan Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, New York University, Shanghai
  • Wenlong Wang, Quantitative Analyst, Magnetar Capital

2009

  • Phillip Lynch, Head Trader, DRW Trading Group
  • Zuoheng Anita Wang, Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University
  • Qinqqing Xu, Trader, Sharada Capital Management
  • Zhou Zhou, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto

2008

  • Oli Atlason, Senior Quantitative Researcher, 3Red Partners
  • Omar De la Cruz, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
  • Baoguan Ke, Associate, Morgan Stanley
  • Su Yeon Kim, Research Assistant Professor, KAIST
  • Yingying Li, Professor, Department of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • David S. Matteson, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Cornell University
  • Dale W. R. Rosenthal, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Minsun Song, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Sookmyung Women's University
  • Xinghua Zheng, Associate Professor, Department of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Chava Zibman, Mathematical Statistician, FDA

2007

  • Angela Hugeback, Freelance Statistician and Data Scientist, Hugeback Innovations, LLC
  • Chae Young Lim, Associate Professor, Seoul National University
  • Zhibiao Zhao, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University

2006

  • Elliot Bernstein, Research Analyst, Wellington Management Company
  • Abigail L. Jager, Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University
  • Irina A. Ostrovnaya, Assistant Attending Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
  • Xiaofeng Shao, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jie Yang, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

2005

  • Ethan Anderes, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis
  • Hae Kyung Im, Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
  • Mikyoung Jun, Professor and Director of MS Program in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
  • Timothy A. Thornton, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
  • Maoxia Zheng, Biostatistics Site Head, Genentech

2004

2003

  • Regina Dolgoarshinnykh, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
  • George Kordzakhia, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, FDA
  • Martin Romero, Researcher, Mexican Petroleum Institute, and Sampling Expert, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
  • Jongwoo Song, Professor, Department of Statistics, Ewha Women's University
  • Zhiqiang Tan, Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University
  • Leah WeltyDirector, Biostatistics Collaboration Center, Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

2002

  • James Servidea, US Department of Defense
  • Zhengyuan Zhu, Professor, Department of Statistics and Statistics Laboratory, Iowa State University

2001

  • Virgil Radu Craiu, Professor and Chair, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Danielle J. Harvey, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Davis
  • Ji Meng Loh, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey's Science & Technology University
  • Seongjoo Song, Professor, Department of Statistics, Korea University
  • Andrew L. Strahs, Vice President of Biostatistics, Statistical Programming, and Data Management, Clementia Pharmaceuticals
  • Lei Sun, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Ricardo Velazquez, Director General de Investigación y Asuntos Internacionales, IPAB
  • Jian Zhang, Adams Street Partners, LLC
  • Lan Zhang, Professor, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago

2000

  • Takaki Hayashi, Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University,
  • Ernst-Jan C. Wit, Professor and Chair, Department of Probability and Statistics, University of Groningen

1999

  • Dongseok Choi, Professor, School of Public Health, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Dan Nicolae, Professor and Chair, Departments of Statistics; Human Genetics; Medicine; Section of Genetic Medicine; the College; Senior Fellow: Computation Institute, The University of Chicago

1998

  • Monserrat Fuentes, Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Iowa
  • Jiyau Li, Analyst at UBS Financial Services Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Saunak Sen, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  • Florin A. Vaida, Professor, Division of Family Medicine And Public Health, University of California at San Diego
  • Steve C. Wang, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

1997

  • Chih-Rung Chen, Assistant Professor, Institute of Statistics, National Chiao Tung University
  • Nancy C. Clements, Emmes Corporation, Maryland
  • Jennifer Bo Liang, Citibank, New York
  • Jeffrey Picka, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick
  • Anna Pluzhnikov, Research Associate, Department of Human Genetics,The University of Chicago
  • Kaare K. Simonsen, Director, FX Overlay at HSBC

1996

  • Dongping Fang, Advanced Analytics, IBM Research, Chicago
  • Michael L. Frigge, deCode Genetics, Iceland
  • Hui-Nien Hung, Professor, Institute of Statistics, National Chiao Tung University.
  • Nicole A. Lazar, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia

1995

  • Walter T. Ambrosius, Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • John Barnard, Section Head, Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • L. Brant Collins, Software Engineer, Allstate
  • Li Ming Dong, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University
  • David A. van Dyk, Chair Professor, Statistics Section, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London
  • Qi-Yu Zhang, Director of Statistics, BD Bioscience, San Jose, California

1994

  • Siu-Kai Chan
  • Mark E. Irwin, Statistical Consultant, Enterprise Analytics, Press Ganey
  • Emmanuel N. LazaridisGovernance, Tech, and Digital Strategist, Strategic Arrow Limited
  • Sangun Park, Professor, Department of Applied Statistics, Yonsei University Seoul, Korea
  • Zhenming Shun, Vice President, Head of Statistics and Data Management, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
  • Fred A. Wright, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1993

1992

  • Ming Long Lam, Full Stack Data Scientist and Machine Learning Instructor, SAS Institute
  • Bing Li, Professor, Department of Statistics, Penn State University
  • Xiaojing Xiang
  • Jianming Ye, Professor and Dean, School of Management, Xiamen University
  • Biao Zhang, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toledo

1991

  • Richard Chappell, Professor, Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Statistics, University of Wisconsin
  • Melinda L. Drum, Retired (formerly Research Associate (Assistant Professor)), Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago
  • Carla H. Inclan,Statistician, Legal Fair Lending Analytics
  • Jun Liu, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics, Harvard University
  • Xufeng Niu, Chair and Professor, Department of Statistics, Florida State University
  • Xiaotong Shen, John Black Johnston Distingushied Professor, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota

1990

  • Michael L. Beach, M.D., Ph.D.,Professor (Community and Family Medicine in Biostatistics; Anesthesiology), Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Dartmouth Medical School

1989

1988

1987

  • Thomas A. Severini, Professor, Department of Statistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
  • Steven J. Skates, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Paul W. Vos, Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

1985

  • Daniel F. Heitjan, Professor and Chair, Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University; Professor, Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas
  • Theodore G. Karrison, Research Associate (Associate Professor) and Director, Biostatistics Lab, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
  • Kim-Hung Li, Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Nathaniel Schenker, Adjunct Professor, JPSM; and Associate Director for Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland at College Park

1984

  • Maureen Lahiff, Lecturer, Biostatistics, Epidemiology/Biostatistics, and Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

1983

  • Susan Shott

1982

  • Daniel W. Schafer, Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Martin A. Tanner, Professor, Department of Statistics, Northwestern University

1981

  • C. Hendricks Brown, Professor and Director, Prevention Science and Methodology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  • Pradip Kumar Sen, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

1980

  • James A. Fill, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Robert E. Kass, Professor, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Daniel M. Keenan, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Virginia

1979

  • Kent R. Bailey, Senior Statistician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Barbara R. Heller, Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology

1978

  • Michael Friedman, Director of Biostatistics, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
  • John I. Marden, Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign

1977

  • Andries G. De Wet
  • Shang-Ping Lin

1976

  • Lung Ying Lin, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chung-Hsing University.
  • Stella B. G. Machado, Director, Division of Biometrics VI, Office of Biostatistics Organization, US Food and Drug Administration

1975

  • Suleman S. Verjee, Founder and CEO, Versante International, LLC

1974

  • Robert E. Fay, III, Research Professor, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland, and Senior Scientist, Westat
  • James A. Koziol, Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation
  • James McBride, Co-Director and Senior Author (retired), Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education (CEMSE), The University of Chicago

1972

  • Timothy Tar Chen, Pastor, Grace Chinese Christian Church of Greater Memphis
  • Henry T. Davis
  • Alan R. Dyer, Professor Emeritus, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jagdish C. Gupta
  • James M. Landwehr, Director, Data Analysis Research, Avaya Labs
  • John J. Wiorkowski, Professor, Department of Statistics, and Vice Provost, The University of Texas at Dallas

1971

  • Francis Kinley Larntz, Jr. , Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Minnesota
  • Divakar Sharma, Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • Ishay Weissman, Professor Emeritus, William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology

1970

  • Shelby Haberman, Research Center Director, Statistics and Pyschometric Theory and Practice, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Don H. Miller

1969

  • Jack Marshall
  • Lalitha P. Sanathanan, Secretary, Statpharm, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
  • Miron Straf, Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Sciences

1968

  • Charles E. Land, Health Statistician (Retired), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Institutes of Health
  • James K. Yarnold

1967

  • Rabindra N. Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
  • Beverley D. Causey, formerly, Statistical Research Division, Bureau of the Census; in memoriam, 2002

1966

  • Richard Floyd Gundy, Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University
  • Mitchell Snyder

1965

  • Innis Gillian Abrahamson, formerly of Bell Labs
  • Alastair John Scott, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science, Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bruce E. Trumbo, Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Mathematics, Department of Statistics, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA

1964

  • Frank W. Carlborg, formerly, Statistical Consultant; in memoriam, 2014
  • Heebok Park, Professor Emeritus of Statistics, California State University, East Bay

1963

  • Robert K. Tsutakawa, formerly, Professor and Chairman, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri; in memoriam, 2012
  • Johannos Hendrik Venter

1962

  • John P. Gilbert
  • Ying Yao
  • Stephen R. Webb

1960

  • Herbert T. David, University Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
  • Bob E. Ellison

1958

  • Morris H. DeGroot, formerly, University Professor, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University; in memoriam 1989
  • Albert Madansky, Vice President, The Analytical Group, Inc., and H.G.B. Alexander Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

1956

  • Roy Radner, Leonard N. Stern School Professor of Business, Information Systems Group, Information, Operations & Management Sciences Department, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University