Naisyin Wang

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Naisyin Wang

Professor of Statistics

Office Location(s): 445E West Hall
Phone: 734.763.2052
Fax: 734.763.4676
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  • About

    Naisyin Wang received her PhD in Statistics from Cornell University in 1992. She joined the University of Michigan in 2009 after being a faculty member of Statistics and Toxicology at Texas A&M University since 1992.  Her research interests cover longitudinal and functional data analysis, resolving issues regarding incomplete or measured with errors observations, semiparametric method developments, mixture modeling, and biological/genomic applications particularly in nutrition and toxicology studies.

    Research Interests 
    • Model Based Clustering
    • Mixed Effects Models
    • Missing Data Issues
    • Non- and Semiparametric Modeling
    • Applications in Biological and Medical Fields
    • Ph.D. Statistics, Cornell University (1992)
    • M.A., Statistics, Ohio State University (1987)
    • B.S. Mathematics, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan (1986)
    Honors and Awards
    • College of Science Distinguished Alumni Award, Tshing-Hua University,
      Taiwan (2012)
    • Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (2003)
    • University Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University (2001-2005)
    • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Fellow of the American Statistical Association
    • Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
    • Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute
    • NIH First Award (1997-2002)
    Professional Services
    • Co-editor,  Statistica Sinica  (2011-2014)
    • Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Medal Committee (2011-2013)
    • President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA, 2010)
    • Regional Committee, ENAR, International Biometrics Society (2003-2005)
    • Co-editor,  Biometrics (2006-2008)
    • International Biometric Society Editorial Committee (2006-2008)
    • Fisher Lecture Selection Committee (2003-06, Chair 2006)
    • Regional Committee, ENAR, International Biometrics Society (2003-2005)
    • Chair of IMS program committee, WNAR/IMS conference (2003)