• Jonathan Stallings (2014) General Weighted Optimality of Designed Experiments. Chair: J.P. Morgan
  • Mark Seiss (2014) Improving Survey Methodology Through Matrix Sampling Design, Integrating Statistical Review into Data Collection and Synthetic Estimation Evaluation. Chair: Eric Vance
  • Yuanyuan Duan (2014) Statistical Predictions Based on Accelerated Degradation Data and Spatial Count Data. Chair: Yili Hong
  • Rebecca Dickinson (2014) Statistical Methods for Improving and Maintaining Product Reliability. Chair: Geoff Vining
  • Yajuan Chen (2014) Cluster-Based Profile Monitoring in Phase I. Chair: Jeffrey Birch
  • Ning Wang (2013) GLR Control Charts for Monitoring Correlated Binary Processes. Chair: Marion Reynolds
  • Lulu Cheng (2013) Statistical Methods for Genetic Pathway-Based Data Analysis. Chair: Inyoung Kim
  • Pei Xiao (2013) Robust MEWMA-type Control Charts for Monitoring the Covariance Matric of Multivariate Processes. Chair: Marion Reynolds
  • Liaosa Xu (2013) The Design of GLR Control Charts for Process Monitoring. Chair: Marion Reynolds
  • Zaili Fang (2012) Some Advanced Model Selection Problems on Nonparametric/Semiparametric Models for High Dimensional Data. Chair: Inyoung Kim
  • Chao Han (2012) Bayesian Visual Analytics: Interactive Visualization for High Dimensional Data. Chair: Scotland Leman
  • Nels Johnson (2012) Semiparametric Regression Methods with Covariate Measurement Error. Chair: Inyoung Kim
  • Jennifer Kensler (2012) Analysis of Reliability Experiments with Random Blocks and Subsampling. Chairman: Geoff Vining
  • Dipayan Maiti (2012) Model Selection and Averaging and Interactive Visual Analytics for High-Dimensional Data. Chairman: Scotland Leman
  • Ciro Velasco-Cruz (2012) Spatially Correlated Model Selection. Chairman: Eric Smith and Scotland Leman
  • Sai Wang (2012) GLR Control Charts for Monitoring the Mean Vector or the Dispersion of a Multivariate Normal Process. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Huaiye Zhang (2012) Bayesian Approach to Dealing with Mixture Model Problems. Chairman: Inyoung Kim
  • Wandi Huang (2011) GLR Control Charts for Monitoring a Proportion. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Anne Ryan (2011) Surveillance of Poisson and Multinomial Processes. Chairman: Bill Woodall
  • John Szarka III (2011) Surveillance of Negative Binomial and Bernoulli Processes. Chairman: Bill Woodall
  • Matthew Williams (2011) Likelihood-Based Testing and Model Selection for Hazard Functions with Unknown Change-Points. Chairman: Dong-Yun Kim
  • Hongzhang Zheng (2011) On Development and Performance Evaluation of Some Biosurveillance Methods. Chairman: Bill Woodall
  • Jinsong Chen (2010) Semiparametric Methods for the Generalized Linear Models. Chairman: George Terrell and Inyoung Kim
  • Jonathan Duggins (2010) Parametric Resampling Methods for Retrospective Change point Analysis. Chairman: Eric P. Smith
  • Laura Freeman (2010) Statistical Methods for Reliability Data from Designed Experiments. Chairman: Geoff Vining
  • Linmin Gan (2010) Adaptive Threshold Method for Monitoring Rates in Public Health. Chairman: Bill Woodall
  • Denisa Olteanu (2010) Cumulative Sum Control Charts for Non-Normal Censored Data. Chairman: Geoff Vining
  • Lu Wang (2010) Cure Rate Model with Spline Estimated Components. Chairmen: George Terrell and Pang Du
  • Jacob Zielinski (2010) Adapting Response Surface Methods for the Optimization of Black-Box Systems. Chairman: Geoff Vining
  • Abdel-Salam Abdel-Salam (2009) Profile Monitoring with Fixed and Random Effects using Nonparametric and Semiparametric Methods. Chairman: Jeffrey Birch
  • Jennifer Marshall (2009) Prospective Spatio-Temporal Surveillance Methods for the Detection of Disease Clusters. Chairmen: Bill Woodall and Dan Spitzner
  • Xiaowei Wang (2009) Weighted Optimality of Block Designs. Chairman: J.P. Morgan
  • Sara Rue Wilson (2009) Control Charts with Missing Observations. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Jianying Lou (2008) Diagnostics After a Signal From Control Chart in Normal Processes. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Zhonggai Li (2008) Objective Bayesian Analysis of Kullback-Liebler Divergence of two Multivariate Normal Distributions with Common Covariance Matrix and Star-shape Gaussian Graphical Model. Chairmen: Eric P. Smith and Dongchu Sun
  • Feng Gao (2008) Clustering Response-Stressor Relationships in Ecological Studies. Chairman: Eric P. Smith
  • Zheng-rong Li (2007) Model-based Tests for Standards Evaluation and Biological Assessments. Chairman: Eric P. Smith
  • Kimberly Love (2007) Modeling Error in Geographic Information Systems. Chairmen: Eric P. Smith and Keying Ye
  • Mi Hyun Lee (2007) On Independent Reference Priors. Chairmen: Eric P. Smith and Dongchu Sun
  • Shannon Fraker (2007) Evaluation of Scan Methods Used in Temporal Monitoring of Public Health Surveillance Data. Chairman: William H. Woodall
  • Wen Wan (2007) A Semiparametric Method to Multi-Response Optimization. Chairman: Jeffrey B. Birch
  • Mike Joner (2007) Univariate and Multivariate Surveillance Methods for Detecting Increases in Incidence Rates. Chairmen: Marion Reynolds and William Woodall
  • Bing Liu (2006) Causal Gene Network Interference from Genetical Genomics Experiments Via Structural Equation Modeling. Chairman: Ina Hoeschele
  • Ying Zhang (2006) Efficient Sampling Plans for Control Charts when Monitoring an Autocorrelated Process. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Li Wang (2006) Recommendations for Design Parameters for Central Composite Designs with Restricted Randomization. Chairman: G. Geoffrey Vining
  • David Farrar (2006) Some Model Based and Nonparametric Clustering Methods for Characterization of Regional Ecological Stressor Response Patterns and Regional Environmental Quality Trends. Chairman: Eric Smith
  • Huizi Zhang (2006) Classification Analysis of Environmental Monitoring: Combining Information Across Multiple Studies. Chairman: Eric Smith
  • Stephanie Pickle (2006) Semiparametric Techniques for Response Surface Methodology. Chairmen: Jeffrey B. Birch and Timothy Robinson
  • Xin Zhong (2006) Efficient Sampling Plans for Control Charts when Monitoring an Autocorrelated Process. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Landon Sego (2006) Applications of Control Charts in Medicine and Epidemiology. Chairman: William Woodall
  • Shabnam Modarres-Mousavi (2006) Monitoring Markov Dependent Binary Observations with a Log-Likelihood Base CUSUM Control Chart. Chairman: Marion Reynolds
  • Willis Jensen (2006) Profile Monitoring for Mixed Model Data. Chairman: Jeffrey B. Birch
  • Mingjin Yan (2005) Some Methods of Estimating the Number of Clusters and a New Clustering Criterion. Chairman: Ina Hoeschele
  • Penelope Eisenbies (2005) Bayesian Hierarchical Methods and Use of Ecological Thresholds and Change points for Habitat Selection Models. Chairman: Eric Smith
  • Yuyan Duan (2005) A Modified Bayesian Power Prior Approach. Chairmen: Keying Ye and Eric Smith
  • Younan Chen (2005) Bayesian Modeling on Dual Response Surfaces. Chairman: Keying Ye
  • Peter Parker (2005) Response Surface Design and Analysis in the Presence of Restricted Randomization. Chairman: G. Geoffrey Vining
  • Li Liang (2005) Graphical Tools for Evaluating Split-Plot Designs. Chairman: Christine Anderson-Cook
  • J.D. Williams (2004) Contributions to Profile Monitoring and Multivariate Statistical Process Control. Chairmen: Jeffrey B. Birch and William Woodall
  • Mahmoud Mahmoud (2004) The Monitoring of Linear Profiles and the Inertial Properties of Control Charts. Chairman: William H. Woodall
  • Ayca Ozol (2004) Understanding Scaled Prediction Variance Using Graphical Methods for Model Robustness, Measurement Error and Generalized Linear Models for Response Surface Designs. Chairman: Christine M. Anderson-Cook
  • Valentin Parvu (2004) Optimal Blocking for Three Treatments and BIBD Robustness - Two Problems in Design Optimality. Chairman: John P. Morgan
  • Bo Jin (2004) Optimal Designs with Limited Resources. Chairman: John P. Morgan
  • David Lawrence (2003) Cluster Based Bounded Influence Regression. Chairman: Jeffrey B. Birch
  • Xiao Yang (2003) Optimal Design of Single Factor cDNA Microarray Experiments and Mixed Models for Gene Expression Data. Chairmen: Ina Hoeschele and Keying Ye
  • Ed Boone (2003) Bayesian Methodology for Ecological Data. Chairman: Keying Ye

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