Conducted quantitative analytics and modeling projects based on the business challenges that the clients proposed, who are generally local non-profit organizations, investigating the operational influence and understanding the near-term market trends
Assisted with the undergraduate levels Statistics courses to 100-120 students. Held office hours; lectured lab sections; graded for homework/exams and provided insightful feedbacks
Provided statistical expertise to help clients with the root cause and insights on their specialized fields. Performed advanced statistical techniques as the guidance to their decision making.
Coordinated within business department, joining the risk management team to perform investment portfolio analysis and evaluation.
Dissertation: "Robust estimation of parameters for standardizing neuropsychological tests with applications to data from the SMART study"
continued Professor Birgit Grund's SMART study on neurocognitive performance of HIV-positive patients and tried to find out the best approach to standardize the data. Robust analysis was performed and the difference of OLS, M-estimator, S-estimator and MM-estimator were compared and studied. Statistical significance and effect size were combined to find the best model. High-leverage points were investigated using simulation study
Dissertation: "An exploratory study on potential risk factors of heart disease"
developed logistic regression and statistical techniques in model selection such as cross validation regularizations to study the risk factors of heart disease. In addition, the paper proposed several insightful suggestions based on the analysis.
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