Yuan Jiang

Contact Info

Primary Title: 
Assistant Professor
Email Contact: 
Voice Contact: 
(541) 737-2429
Office: 
Weniger Hall, Room 251

Education

  • Ph.D., Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2004

Research Interests

  • Data integration
  • Variable selection
  • Network analysis
  • Statistical genetics
  • GWAS, RNA-seq, metagenomics

Selected Publications [for a full list, see Google Scholar]

  • Jiang, Y., He, Y., and Zhang, H. (2016), "Variable Selection with Prior Information for Generalized Linear Models via the Prior LASSO Method," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 111, 355-276. [link]
  • Jiang, Y., Li, N., and Zhang, H. (2014), "Identifying genetic variants for addiction via propensity score adjusted generalized Kendall's tau," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109, 905-930. [link]
  • Zhu, W., Jiang, Y., and Zhang, H. (2012), "Nonparametric covariate-adjusted association tests based on the generalized Kendall's tau," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107, 1-11. [link]
  • Jiang, Y., and Zhang, H. (2011), "Propensity score-based nonparametric test revealing genetic variants underlying bipolar disorder," Genetic Epidemiology, 35, 125-132. [link]
  • Zhang, C. M., Jiang, Y., and Chai, Y. (2010), "Penalized Bregman divergence for large dimensional regression and classification," Biometrika, 97, 551-566.  [link]

Instructional and Departmental Activities

  • ST 561 Theory of Statistics I
  • ST 661 Advanced Theory of Statistics I
  • ST 413/513 Methods of Data Analysis III
  • ST 599 Statistical Methods for Genomics Research
  • ST 422/522 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II

Professional Societies

  • American Statistical Association (ASA), Member
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Member
  • International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA), Member
  • International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES), Member