Illinois Statistics Office: Research Staff

Dr. Annie Qu, Director

Director Annie Qu is Professor of Statistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. She has been active in research and consulting for over 20 years. Her areas of research expertise include high-dimensional data, time-varying network, personalized medicine, longitudinal data analysis, missing data, nonparametric models, mixed- effects models, statistics learning and text mining. She has consulted extensively in the areas of biomedical health science, animal science, agriculture, sociology, business and marketing, nutritional science and education.

Sourabh Banerjee, Statistical Consultant

Sourabh Banerjee is a PhD student in the Statistics department of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently pursuing research on multichannel sequential change diagnosis. His main areas of expertise include sequential analysis, stochastic processes, multiple hypothesis testing, change point diagnosis (detection and isolation) and optimality analysis.

Jack Yutong Li, Statistical Consultant

Jack Yutong Li is a PhD candidate in Statistics at the University of Illinois. His areas of specialty and interest include text mining, latent factor analysis, clustering analysis, dimension reduction, categorical data analysis, and statistical learning.

Yunbo Ouyang, Statistical Consultant

Yunbo Ouyang is a PhD candidate in Statistics in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His areas of expertise include Bayesian analysis, high dimensional statistics, variable selection, dimension reduction and machine learning.

Fei Xue, Statistical Consultant

Fei Xue is a PhD candidate in Statistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of expertise include high dimensional data analysis, model selection, causal inference, categorical data analysis, machine learning, and multivariate analysis.