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Profile       Grace Y. Yi

    Professor
    Canada Research Chair in Data Science (Tier 1)
    Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
    Department of Computer Science
    University of Western Ontario
    Email: gyi5-at-uwo-dot-ca



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PhD Students

   Sept. 2019 -                         Charvadeh Yasin Khadem
   Sept. 2019 -                         Jingwei Lu
   Sept. 2019 -                         Jingyu Cui (co-supervised)
   Sept. 2018 -                         Dylan Spicker (co-supervised)

   Sept. 2017 -                         Qihuang Zhang
                                               Thesis: Accommodating Measurement Error in Analysis of Genomics Data
                                             
   May 2017 -                          Haoxin Zhuang (co-supervised)
                                              Thesis: Analysis of Multi-Type Dependent Data Using Copula-Based Models

   Sept. 2016 -                         Junhan Fang
                                               Thesis: Matrix-Variate Regression with Measurement Error

   Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2019               Li-Pang Chen
                                               Thesis: Analysis of Complex Structured Data with Measurement Error
                                               First Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Western Ontario

   Sept. 2014 - Apr. 2018               Di Shu
                                                Thesis: Causal Inference with Measurement Error 
                                               First Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University

   2015                                 Feng He
                                                Thesis: Multi-State Models with Measurement Error or Misclassification
                                                First Position: Statistician, Bank of Montreal, Toronto

   2014                                 Ying Yan
                                                Thesis: Statistical Methods on Survival Data with Measurement Error 
                                                First Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary

   2012                                  Haocheng Li
                                                Thesis: Longitudinal Data Analysis with Composite Likelihood Methods 
                                               First Job: Assistant Professor, Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

   2010                                  Zhijian Chen (co-supervised)
                                                Thesis: Analysis of Correlated Data with Measurement Error in Responses or Covariates 
                                               First Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, University of Toronto

   2008                                  Baojiang Chen (co-supervised)
                                               Thesis: Statistical Methods for Multi-State Analysis of Incomplete Longitudinal Data 
                                              First Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics in the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska

   2007                                  Bethany Joy Giddings (co-supervised)
                                                Thesis: Interval Censored Life History Data with Mismeasured Variables 
                                               First Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario

   2005                                  Yun-Hee Choi (co-supervised)
                                               Thesis: Accelerated Life Regression Modeling of Dependent Bivariate Time to Event Data 
                                              First Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario


Master Students

   Sept. 2019 -                         Yuan Du
   Sept. 2019 -                         Yunxiao Dou

   2019                                 Yuliang Xu
                                               Essay: An Overview of Classification with Label Noise 
                                              First Position: Ph.D. student, University of Michigan

   2017                                 Qihuang Zhang
                                              Essay:  SIMEX R Package for Mixed Measurement Error and Misclassification in Covariates 
                                              First Position: Ph.D. student, University of Waterloo

   2015                                 Ning Zhang
                                               Essay: A Study of Biomarker and Group Sequential Designs 

   2014                                 Doan Doan
                                               Essay: Analysis of Dependent Data under Copula Models 

   2014                                 Shuanglu Liu
                                              Essay: Variable Selection Methods 
                                              First Job: Biostatistician, University of Western Ontario

   2014                                 Ying Yang
                                              Essay: Overview of the Propensity Score Methods 
                                              First Job: Risk Analyst, TD Bank, Toronto

   2014                                 Yuyao Song
                                               Essay: Sufficient Dimension Reduction in Regression 
                                              First Job: Biostatistician, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto

   2012                                 Wenyi Liu
                                               Essay: Bootstrap Methods: Introduction and Applications 
                                              First Job: Hoffmann-La Roche Pharmaceutical Company, Massasauga, Canada

   2012                                 Long Yu
                                               Essay: Measurement Error in Case-Control Studies 
                                              First Job: ATB Financial, Edmonton, Canada

   2010                                 Pan Pan Cheng
                                              Essay: SIMEX Method for Parametric Proportional Odds Measurement Error Models 
                                              First Position: Ph.D. student in the School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

   2007                                 Robin Burkhalter
                                               Essay: Longitudinal Data Analysis using the Generalized Estimations Approach and the Random Effects
                                                         Models Approach: An Application to Self-Reported Smoking Status among Adolescents 
                                              First Job: Biostatistician, University of Waterloo

   2005                                 Xinlei Xie
                                               Essay: Pairwise Likelihood Methods and Their Applications 
                                              First Job: Biostatistician, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute,  Toronto

   2004                                 David Dorey
                                              Essay: Random Effects Models for Correlated Data 
                                              First Job: Biostatistician, GlaxoSmithKline, Canada

Post-Doctoral Supervision


   Sept. 2019 - Aug. 2020                Li-Pang Chen

   Feb. 2019 -                           Asad Haris (co-supervised)

   Feb. 2018 - July 2018                 Xin Liu
                                                   First Job: Assistant Professor, Shanghai Finance and Economics University, P.R. China

   Aug. 2017 - July 2018                 Sandip Barui
                                                   First Job: Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama

   Aug. 2012 - July 2014                 Ning Yang (co-supervised)
                                                   First Job: Assistant Professor, Connell University

   Oct. 2010 - Sept. 2011                Juan Xiong (co-supervised)
                                                  First Job: Assistant Professor, Shenzheng University, P.R. China

   Sept. 2008 - Feb. 2009                Baojiang Chen (co-supervised)
                                                 First Job: Assistant Professor
                                                 Department of Biostatistics in the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska

Undergraduate Student Supervision

   May - Aug. 2010                        Jennifer Nguyen, co-op undergraduate student
                                            Project: A Comparison of the Jackknife and Bootstrap Methods: Advantages and Disadvantages 

   Jan. - Apr. 2005                       Chunsan Charles Choi, co-op undergraduate student
                                            Project: A Simulation Study on the Proportional Hazard Model 

Awards of Supervised Students


   2018            Li-Pang Chen and Qihuang Zhang
                      winners of the Case Study Award for the project "Prediction of Popularity of TED Talks"
                      Statistical Society of Canada

   2016            Di Shu
                       winner of the Sprott Award for the best Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
                       Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

   2016            Qihuang Zhang
                       winner of The Best Poster Presentation Award
                       at the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) Student Conference
                       for the poster entitled Estimation of Genotyping Misclassification
                       Rate for Pedigree Data: A Bayesian Approach

   2015            Ying Yan
                       2015 winner of The Pierre Robillard Award for the best PhD thesis in the
                       areas of probability and statistics defended in Canada, entitled
                       Statistical Methods on Survival Data with Measurement Error

                       2013 winner of the Sprott Award for the best Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
                       Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

   2011             Haocheng Li
                       winner of the Sprott Award for the best Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
                       Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

   2010             Zhijian Chen
                       winner of the Sprott Award for the best Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
                       Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

   2009             Baojiang Chen
                       2009 winner of The Pierre Robillard Award for the best PhD thesis in the areas
                       of probability and statistics defended in Canada, entitled
                       Statistical Methods for Multi-State Analysis of Incomplete Longitudinal Data

                       2008 winner of A Distinguished Student Paper Award
                       International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region (ENAR)

                       2007 winner of the Sprott Award for the best Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
                       Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo


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