Faculty profile

Yaming Yu

Associate Professor

DEGREE:

Ph.D. 2005, Harvard University

RESEARCH AREAS:

Statistics and Statistical Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Yu's research interests include (a) Bayesian modeling, e.g., as applied to astrophysical data obtained by today's high resolution telescopes; (b) missing data problems, e.g., multiple imputation of public-use databases by iteratively fitting conditional models based on monotone missing data patterns; (c) statistical computing, e.g., numerical analysis tools to accelerate the EM algorithm, and efficient data augmentation schemes to speed up Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: yamingy(at)uci(period)edu
Office: DBH 2228
Phone: (949) 824-7361
Fax: (949) 824-9863
Website: www.ics.uci.edu/~yamingy