PhD Student Profiles

AMY PITTS

 

 

 

 

Education: B.S., Applied Mathematics & Data Science, Marist College

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2020

Email: ajp2257@cumc.columbia.edu 

Research Interests: Functional data analysis; Machine learning; Missing Data; Clinical Trials


ANGEL GARCIA DE LA GARZA

 

 

 

Education:
B.A., Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: ag3914@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
High Dimensional Data, Functional Data Analysis, Mental Health Statistics


BAOYI SHI

 

 

 

 

Education:
M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S., Finance and Banking & Computer Science and Technology, Beijing Forestry University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2020

Email: bs3141@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests: Causal Inference; Functional Data Analysis; Machine Learning


BO HU

 

 

 

Education:
M.S. Biostatistics, University of Waterloo
B.S. Statistics, Nankai University

Cohort Year:
Fall 2015

Email: bh2567@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Statistical methods; Causal inference; Machine learning


CHARLOTTE FOWLER

 

 

 

Education:  B.A., Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Macalaster College

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2019

Email: crf2147@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
TBA


DENISE SHIEH

 

 

 

Education:
M.A. Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley 
B.S. Mathematics, University of Rochester 

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2016

Email: ds3545@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Functional data analysis


ERIN MCDONNELL

 

 

 

Education:
M.S. in Biostatistics, Harvard University
B.S. in Mathematics, Christopher Newport University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: eim2117@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Statistical learning, Causal inference, Functional data analysis


JIA GUO

 

 

 

Education:
M.S. Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S. Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: jg3780@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Statistical genetics; Machine learning; Electronic health records (EHR); Statistics in psychiatry


MADISON STOMS

 

 

 

Education: B.S., Statistics, University of Michigan

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2019

Email: ms5975@cmuc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Personalized Medicine, Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials, Missing Data


MARGARET GACHERU

 

 

 

Education: 
B.A., Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: mg3861@cumc.columbia.edu​

Research Interests:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse; Survey Methods; Missing Data; Clinical Trials


MELANIE MAYER

 

 

 

Education: 
B.S., Statistics and BA in Economics, University of Florida

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: mm4963@cumc.columbia.edu​

Research Interests:
Causal inference, high-dimensional data, health disparities


MUHIRE HONORINE KWIZERA

 

 

 

 

Education: 
B.S., Mathematics, Spelman College

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: mhk2159@columbia.edu​

Research Interests:
Undetermined


QINXIA WANG

 

 

 

Education:
M.S., Biostatistics, Harvard University
B.S., Mathematics, Ohio State University 

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2016

Email: qw2223@columbia.edu​

Research Interests:
Modeling in neurological disorders, latent variable analysis, machine learning, graphical models


REBECCA SILVA

 

 

 

Education: 
B.S., Mathematics, Amherst College

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2019

Email: rs4025@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests: Clinical trials; precision medicine; predictive modeling. 


RUIYANG LI

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Rochester
B.A., Financial Economics, University of Rochester 

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2020

Email: rl3034@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Undetermined


ROBERT TAMAISAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education: 
B.S., Applied Mathematics, State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2019

Email: robert.tumasian@columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Clinical Trials; Pharmaceutical Statistics


SIQUAN WANG

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Computational Biology and Quantitative Genetics, Harvard University
BS, Statistics and Operations Research & Finance, Hong Kong Baptist University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: sw3442@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Statistical Genetics, High-dimensional Inference, Personalized Medicine


SOOHYUN KIM

 

 

 

Education: 
B.A., Mathematics and Economics, Mount Holyoke College

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: sk4382@cumc.columbia.edu​

Research Interests:
Undetermined


TIANCHEN XU

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S., Agricultural Resources and Environment, Zhejiang University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: tx2155@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
High dimensional biomedical data, quantile regression, machine learning


 

WENBO FEI

 

 

 

Education
M.S., Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., Statistics, University of Science and Technology of China

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2020

Email: wf2270@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests: Undetermined


YINJUN ZHAO

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.P.H., Biostatistics, Yale University
M.S., Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Renmin University
B.S., Statistics, Wuhan University of Technology

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: yz3503@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Undetermined


YUAN CHEN

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
B.S., Environmental Science and Engineering, Southeast University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2016

Email: yc3281@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Personalized medicine; Machine Learning


YUJING YAO

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S., Biological Sciences, Fudan University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2018

Email: yy2725@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests: Subsampling and resampling methods, high-dimensional statistics, Bayesian statistics, biological and medical statistics


ZILAN CHAI

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Biostatistics, Columbia University
B.S., Medical Laboratory, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2017

Email: zc2326@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Undetermined


ZIWEI LIAO

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., Biostatistics, Mailman school of public health, Columbia University
B.S., Pharmaceutical Science, Fudan University 

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2016

Email: zl2417@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests:
Personalized medicine, Bayesian statistics, and Statistical learning


ZIYI WANG

 

 

 

 

 

Education: 
M.S., in Biology, University of California, San Diego
B.S., in Mathematics-Computer Science, University of California, San Diego
B.S., in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, University of California, San Diego

Cohort Year: 
Fall 2020

Email: zw2716@cumc.columbia.edu

Research Interests: Undetermined