Graduate Projects

Graduate Capstone Projects, Theses and Dissertations Advised: (Writings are archived here, or upon request). 

Xue Li, Master's Thesis (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology), "Predicting Gene Expression through Integrating Epigenetic Data by Mixed-Effect Model", On-going. 

Jason Kost, Master's Thesis (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology), "Exome Sequencing Data Process and Analysis for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis", On-going. 

Leyi Zhang, Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "$L_0$-Norm Based Model Selection Strategies for Weak Signal Detection and Gene Hunting", On-going.

Huaming Sun, Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "Differential gene expression analysis of RNA-seq in Caenorhabditis elegans with Cuffdiff, DESeq2 and DEXSeq", Completed in May 2014.

Jing Xuan, Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "Higher Criticism Approach to Detect Rare Variants Using Whole Genome Sequencing Data", Completed in December 2013.  

Li Yang, Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "Novel SNP-set Methods for Genetic Association Study Using Sequencing Data", Completed in December 2013. 

Taoye Chen, Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "A Multi-level Model for Analyzing Whole Genome Sequencing Family Data with Longitudinal Traits", Completed in December 2013. 

Lillian Carrasquillo, Master’s Capstone (Industrial Mathematics), "Hypotension in Sepsis ICU Patients: Predictive Value of Attribute Subsets", Completed in December 2012. (Co-advisor, Advisor: Dr. Natasha Markuzon at Draper Laboratory).

Criselda Ma. Toto, PhD Thesis (Applied Mathematics (Statistics)), "Bayesian Predictive Inference and Multivariate Benchmarking for Small Area Means", Completed in May 2010. (PhD thesis committee member, Advisor: Dr. Balgobin Nandram at WPI).

Shiquan He,  Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics),  "A Review of Linear Regression and Some Basic Proofs for Lasso", Completed in December 2009.

Ya Zhang,  Master's Capstone (Applied Statistics), "Pharmaceutical Market Research Based on Statistical Analysis", Completed in December  2009.


Independent Studies:

Spring 2014, DIRECTED RESEARCH/GRADUATE - DR ZHW 598: Jie Bao

Spring 2014, MS CAPSTONE PROJECT - ISG ZHW 596: Huaming Sun, Leyi Zhang 

Fall 2013, DIRECTED RESEARCH/GRADUATE - DR ZHW 598: Jason Kost

Fall 2013, BIOSTATISTICS - ISG ZHW 595: Jing Xuan

Fall 2013, MS CAPSTONE PROJECT - ISG ZHW 596: Jing Xuan

Fall 2013, INDEPENDENT STUDY/GRADUATE - ISG ZHW 597: Jie Bao, Renxiang Wang

Summer 2013, INDEPENDENT STUDY/GRADUATE - ISG ZHW 597: Da Huangfu, Huaming Sun

Spring 2013, DIRECTED RESEARCH/GRADUATE - DR ZHW 598: Taoye Chen, Yang Li

Spring 2013, BIOSTATISTICS - ISG ZHW 595: Yiwei Liu

Spring 2013, MS THESIS - THES ZHW 599: Jason Kost

Fall 2012, DEV.STAT.METH.FOR WHOLE GENOME - ISP ZHW 4000: Patchara Santawisook

Fall 2012, DIRECTED RESEARCH/GRADUATE - DR ZHW 598: Yiwei Liu, Li Yang

Fall 2012, GENETIC VARIANT ANALYSIS - ISG ZHW 500G: Jason Kost

Fall 2012, MS THESIS - THES ZHW 599: Jason Kost

2012 Spring, DIRECTED RESEARCH/GRADUATE - DR ZHW 598: Yunyun Zhang

2012 Spring, MASTERS PROJECT - ISG ZHW 598: Lillian M. Carrasquillo

2011 Fall, NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS - ISG ZHW 501: Yiwei Liu

2011 Spring, BIOSTATISTICS - ISG ZHW 597: Shiquan He

2010 Fall, BIOSTATISTICS - ISG ZHW 595: Shiquan He

2010 Spring, BIOSTATISTICS - ISG ZHW 595: Shiquan He

2009 Fall, MS CAPSTONE PROJECT - ISG ZHW 596: Shiquan He, Ya Zhang


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