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Yu (Ryan) Yue

Assistant Professor of Statistics and CIS

Assistant Professor of Statistics and CIS

(646) 312-3365


BS Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Statistics 2003
MA University of Missouri-Columbia Statistics 2006
PhD University of Missouri-Columbia Statistics 2008


Areas of Expertise:

Bayesian statistics; nonparametric regression; spatial statistics; quantile regression; variable selection; Item Response Theory (IRT) models; applications to cognitive research in psychology.

Selected Publications:

Yu Yue, Paul Speckman and Dongchu Sun (2012). “Priors for Bayesian Adaptive Spline Smoothing.” Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 64(3), 577-613.

Yu Yue, Martin Lindquist and Ji Meng Loh (2012). “Meta-analysis of Functional Neu- roimaging Data using Bayesian Nonparametric Binary Regression.” The Annals of Applied Statistics, 6(2), 697-718.

Yu Yue and Ji Meng Loh (2011). “Bayesian Semiparametric Intensity Estimation for Inho- mogeneous Spatial Point Processes.” Biometrics, 67, 937-946.

Yu Yue and H ̊avard Rue (2011). “Bayesian Inference for Additive Mixed Quantile Regression Models.” Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55, 84-96.

Yu Yue and Paul Speckman (2010). “Nonstationary Spatial Gaussian Markov Random Fields.” Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 19(1), 96-116.

Yu Yue, Ji Meng Loh and Martin Lindquist (2009). “Adaptive Spatial Smoothing of fMRI Images”. Statistics and Its Interface.

Yu Yue and Paul Speckman (2009). “Nonstationary Spatial Gaussian Markov Random Fields”. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.

Professional Activities:

Member, American Statistical Association

Member, International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Member, International Chinese Statistical Association

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Eugene M. Lang Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2012-2013.

Teaching Excellence Award, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, 2011.

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement, Baruch College, 2010-2012.

PSC-CUNY Research Award, 2008-2010, 2012-2013.

Psychometrics Workshop Travel Award, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), 2009.

G. Ellsworth Huggins Fellowship, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003-2008.



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