The 4th Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

June 27-30, 2016 | The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Invited Paper Sessions

Preliminary Program

IP01: Recent Advances on Analysis of High-Dimensional Data
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Runze Li, The Pennsylvania State University
Chair: Runze Li, The Pennsylvania State University
Invited Speakers: Cun-Hui Zhang, Rutgers University
Hui Zou, University of Minnesota
Yiyuan She, Florida State University
Lan Wang, University of Minnesota
   
IP02: Modern Developments in Multivariate Data 
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Debajyoti Sinha, Florida State University
Chair: Yiyuan She, Florida State University
Invited Speakers: Debajyoti Sinha, Florida State University
Debdeep Pati, Florida State University
Malay Ghosh, University of Florida
Xin Zhang, Florida State University
   
IP03: Statistical Analysis of Complex Correlated Data
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Peter XK Song, University of Michigan
Chair: Peter XK Song, University of Michigan
Invited Speakers: Heping Zhang, Yale University School of Public Health
Zehua Chen, National University of Singapore
Yingwei Peng, Queen's University
Heng Lian, The University of New South Wales
   
IP04: Statistical Analysis of Dynamic Models 
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Samuel Kou, Harvard University
Chair: Siu Hung Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Chao Du, University of Virginia
Samuel W.K. Wong, University of Florida
David Siegmund, Stanford University
Samuel Kou, Harvard University
   
IP05: Recent Advances in Large-Scale Inference 
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Zheng Tracy Ke, The University of Chicago
Chair: Yingying Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Yingying Li, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zheng Tracy Ke, The University of Chicago
Yang Feng, Columbia University
Zhonggen Su, Zhejiang University
   
IP06: Recent Advances in Big Data Inference 
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Yingying Fan, University of Southern California
Chair: Daoji Li, University of Central Florida
Invited Speakers: Quentin Berthet, University of Cambridge
Ming Yuan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Zhao Ren, University of Pittsburgh
Xin Tong, University of Southern California
   
IP07: Big Data Integration
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Jason Fine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chair: Maggie Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Susan Wilson, The University of New South Wales and The Australian National University
Jianhua Hu, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Peter XK Song, University of Michigan
Xiao Wang, Purdue University
   
IP08: Statistical Advances of Image Analysis and Spatial Statistics 
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Zhengjun Zhang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chair: Chi Seng Pun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Chunming Zhang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vikas Singh, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hao Zhang, Purdue University
Zhengjun Zhang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   
IP09: Adaptive Randomization in Clinical Trials
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Feifang Hu, The George Washington University
Chair: Feifang Hu, The George Washington University
Invited Speakers: J. Jack Lee, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
William Rosenberger, George Mason University
Li-Xin Zhang, Zhejiang University
   
IP10: Development in Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Events
Sponsor: ICSA
Organizer: Zhezhen Jin, Columbia University
Chair: Wenyang Zhang, University of York
Invited Speakers: Li-Shan Huang, National Tsing Hua University
Yanqing Sun, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Xingqiu Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Zhezhen Jin, Columbia University
   
IP11: Nonparametric Modelling and High Dimensional Data Analysis
Sponsor: ICSA
Organizer: Wenyang Zhang, University of York
Chair: Zhezhen Jin, Columbia University
Invited Speakers: Gourab Mukherjee, University of Southern California
Jialiang Li, National University of Singapore
Daoji Li, University of Central Florida
Rui Song, North Carolina State University
   
IP12: Longitudinal Data Analysis
Sponsor: ICSA
Organizer: Jialiang Li, National University of Singapore
Chair: Jialiang Li, National University of Singapore
Invited Speakers: Hongyuan Cao, University of Missouri
Liming Xiang, Nanyang Technological University
Toshio Honda, Hitotsubashi University
Yehua Li, Iowa State University
   
IP13: Stochastic Interacting Systems
Sponsor: IISA
Organizer: Sunder Sethuraman, The University of Arizona
Chair: Rabi Bhattacharya, The University of Arizona
Invited Speakers: Cédric Bernardin, University of Nice (France)
Tadahisa Funaki, The University of Tokyo
Amarjit Budhiraja, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sunder Sethuraman, The University of Arizona
   
IP14: Network Models: Theory and Methods
Sponsor: IISA
Organizer: Shankar Bhamidi, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chair: Shankar Bhamidi, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Invited Speakers: Sanchayan Sen, TU Eindhoven
Eric Kolaczyk, Boston University
Adrian Roellin, National University of Singapore
   
IP15: Limit Theorems in Stochastic Analysis
Sponsor: IISA
Organizer: Arnab Ganguly, Louisiana State University
Chair: Amarjit Budhiraja, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Invited Speakers: Arnab Ganguly, Louisiana State University
Michael Roeckner, Bielefeld University
Rohini Kumar, Wayne State University
Kunwoo Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology
   
IP16: Models and Inference for Complex Extreme Events
Sponsor: Bernoulli Society
Organizer: Anthony Davison, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Chair: Richard A. Davis, Columbia University
Invited Speakers: Stilian Stoev, University of Michigan
Sebastian Engelke, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Raphael Huser, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Miguel de Carvalho, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
   
IP17: Recent Advances and Trends in Time Series Analysis
Sponsor: Bernoulli Society
Organizer: Liudas Giraitis, Queen Mary University of London
Chair: Liudas Giraitis, Queen Mary University of London
Invited Speakers: Richard A. Davis, Columbia University
Wenyang Zhang, University of York
Lionel Truquet, ENSAI
Sangyeol Lee, Seoul National University
   
IP18: New Frontiers of Longitudinal/Clustered Data Analysis
Sponsor: Korea
Organizer: Mi-Ok Kim, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Chair: Yehua Li, Iowa State University
Invited Speakers: Mi-Ok Kim, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Sarah J. Ratcliffe, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Hall, University of Georgia
Soeun Kim, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
   
IP19: Recent Advances in Bayesian Functional Data Analysis
Sponsor: Korea
Organizer: Taeryon Choi, Korea University
Chair: Taeryon Choi, Korea University
Invited Speakers: David John Nott, National University of Singapore
Bo Wang, University of Leicester
Minjung Kyung, Duksung Women's University
Dennis Cox, Rice University
   
IP20: Nonparametric Inference in Econometric Models
Sponsor: Korea
Organizer: Kyusang Yu, Konkuk University
Chair: Kyusang Yu, Konkuk University
Invited Speakers: Young K. Lee, Kangwon National University
Hohsuk Noh, Sookmyung Women's University
Christoph Rothe, Columbia University
Melanie Schienle, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
   
IP21: Complex Data Analysis
Sponsor: China
Organizer: Niansheng Tang, Yunnan University
Chair: Liping Zhu, Renmin University of China
Invited Speakers: Zhongyi Zhu, Fudan University
  Yuanyuan Lin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
   
IP22: Recent Advances in Complex Data Analysis
Sponsor: China
Organizer: Liping Zhu, Renmin University of China
Chair: Heng Lian, University of New South Wales
Invited Speakers: Zhou Yu, East China Normal University
Zheng Zhang, Renmin University of China
   
IP23: Recent Advances in Design of Experiments
Sponsor: China
Organizer: Min-Qian Liu, Nankai University
Chair: Chongqi Zhang, Guangzhou University
Invited Speakers: Yu Tang, Soochow University
Jian-Feng Yang, Nankai University
Shifeng Xiong, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   
IP24: Recent Advances in Functional Data Analysis
Sponsor: Taiwan
Organizer: Jeng-Min Chiou, Academia Sinica
Chair: Yi-Kuan Tseng, National Central University
Invited Speakers: Jeng-Min Chiou, Academia Sinica
Ci-Ren Jiang, Academia Sinica
Haipeng Shen, The University of Hong Kong
   
IP25: Biostatistics and Biomedical Statistics
Sponsor: Taiwan
Organizer: Tsung-Chi Cheng, National Chengchi University
Chair: Jeng-Min Chiou, Academia Sinica
Invited Speakers: Yi-Kuan Tseng, National Central University
Yi-Hsin Yang, Kaohsiung Medical University
Tsung-Chi Cheng, National Chengchi University
Chen-An Tsai, National Taiwan University
   
IP26: Random Matrices and High-Dimensional Statistics
Sponsor: Hong Kong
Organizer: Jianfeng Yao, The University of Hong Kong
Chair: Debashis Paul, University of California, Davis
Invited Speakers: Arup Bose, Indian Statistical Institute
Guangming Pan, Nanyang Technological University
Qinwen Wang, University of Pennsylvania
Jianfeng Yao, The University of Hong Kong
   
IP27: Time Series and Econometrics
Sponsor: Hong Kong
Organizer: Philip L.H. Yu, The University of Hong Kong
Chair: Guodong Li, The University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Liudas Giraitis, Queen Mary University of London
Qianqian Zhu, The University of Hong Kong
Marc Paolella, University of Zurich
Cathy W.S. Chen, Feng Chia University
   
IP28: Asymptotic Theory
Sponsor: Local Host
Organizer: Qi-Man Shao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chair: Qi-Man Shao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Wei-Kuo Chen, University of Minnesota
Weidong Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Zhuosong Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wenxin Zhou, Princeton University
   
IP29: Education of Data Science and Statistics
Sponsor: Local Host
Organizer: Helen Meng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chair: Qi-Man Shao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: C.K. Wong, iASPEC Technologies Group
Helen Meng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Qiang Yang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Feifang Hu, The George Washington University
   
IP30: Recent Advances on Algebraic Methods in Statistics
Sponsor: Japan
Organizer: Satoshi Aoki, Kobe University
Chair: Satoshi Kuriki, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Invited Speakers: Satoshi Aoki, Kobe University
Hisayuki Hara, Niigata University
Donald Richards, The Pennsylvania State University
Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology
   
IP31: Recent Advances in Non- and Semi-Parametric Inference
Sponsor: Japan
Organizer: Yoshihiko Maesono, Kyushu University
Chair: Toshio Honda, Hitotsubashi University
Invited Speakers: Spiridon Ivanov Penev, The University of New South Wales
Yoshihide Kakizawa, Hokkaido University
Masayuki Hirukawa, Setsunan University
Taku Moriyama, Kyushu University
   
IP32: Distributions on Convex Cones and Sets of Permutations
Sponsor: Japan
Organizer: Satoshi Kuriki, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Chair: Donald Richards, The Pennsylvania State University
Invited Speakers: Akimichi Takemura, Shiga University
Hsien-Kuei Hwang, Academia Sinica
Satoshi Kuriki, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Caroline Uhler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
   
IP33: Analysis of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data
Sponsor: India
Organizer: Debasis Sengupta, Indian Statistical Institute
Chair: Marc G. Genton, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Invited Speakers: Debashis Paul, University of California, Davis
Rajesh Ranjan Nandy, UNT Health Science Center
Subrata Kundu, The George Washington University
Anandamayee Majumdar, Soochow University
   
IP34: Robust Statistical Methods
Sponsor: India
Organizer: Subhra Sankar Dhar, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Chair: Subhra Sankar Dhar, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Invited Speakers: Juan Antonio Cuesta-Albertos, Universidad de Cantabria
Andreas Christmann, University of Bayreuth
Garth Tarr, The University of Newcastle
Xiaoli Gao, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
   
IP35: Survey Sampling and Related Methodologies
Sponsor: India
Organizer: Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore
Chair: Malay Ghosh, University of Florida
Invited Speakers: Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore
Singdhansu Chatterjee, University of Minnesota
Thomas Lumley, The University of Auckland
Michael Elliott, University of Michigan
   
IP36: Statistical Inferences for Complex Data
Sponsor: Singapore
Organizer: Jin-Ting Zhang, National University of Singapore
Chair: Gourab Mukherjee, University of Southern California
Invited Speakers: Jin-Ting Zhang, National University of Singapore
Ying Chen, National University of Singapore
Zhigang Yao, National University of Singapore
Tao Yu, National University of Singapore
   
IP37: Multivariate Smoothing
Sponsor: Australia and New Zealand
Organizer: Martin Hazelton, Massey University
Chair: Spiridon Ivanov Penev, The University of New South Wales
Invited Speakers: Jose E. Chacon, University of Extremadura
Tilman M. Davies, University of Otago
Gery Geenens, The University of New South Wales
Martin Hazelton, Massey University
   
IP38: Dimension Reduction and Variable Selection for High-Dimensional Data
Sponsor: Australia and New Zealand
Organizer: Inge Koch, The University of Adelaide
Chair: Valentin Patilea, ENSAI
Invited Speakers: Xiangrong Yin, University of Kentucky
Sungkyu Jung, University of Pittsburgh
Kanta Naito, Shimane University
Inge Koch, The University of Adelaide
   
IP39: Advances in Statistical Inference for Multivariate Response Data
Sponsor: Australia and New Zealand
Organizer: Samuel Mueller, University of Sydney
Chair: Samuel Mueller, University of Sydney
Invited Speakers: Alan Huang, The University of Queensland
Janice Lea Scealy, Australian National University
Jennifer Chan, The University of Sydney
Zhen Pang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
   
IP40: Recent Developments in the Analysis of High-Dimensional Time Series with Nonstationarities
Organizer: Haeran Cho, University of Bristol
Chair: Young K. Lee, Kangwon National University
Invited Speakers: Eun Ryung Lee, Sungkyunkwan University
Haeran Cho, University of Bristol
   
IP41: New Developments in High-Dimensional Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Modeling
Organizer: Chae Young Lim, Seoul National University
Chair: Chae Young Lim, Seoul National University
Invited Speakers: Taps Maiti, Michigan State University
Marc G. Genton, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Ying Sun, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Soutir Bandyopadhyay, Lehigh University
   
IP42: Recent Advances in Analysis of Complex Observational Data
Organizer: Kevin (Zhi) He, University of Michigan
Chair: Yi Li, University of Michigan
Invited Speakers: J. Richard Landis, University of Pennsylvania
Yuedong Wang, University of California, Santa Barbara
Hongkai Ji, Johns Hopkins University
Cedric Heuchenne, University of Liège
   
IP43: Statistical Methodology for Biomedical Sciences
Organizer: Xuming He, University of Michigan
Chair: Mi-Ok Kim, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Invited Speakers: Stuart Lipsitz, Harvard University
Mengling Liu, NYU School of Medicine
  Jie Peng (University of California, Davis) 
Wing Kam Fung, The University of Hong Kong
   
IP44: Stein's Method and Random Graphs
Organizer: Adrian Roellin, National University of Singapore
Chair: Adrian Roellin, National University of Singapore
Invited Speakers: Shankar Bhamidi, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Xiao Fang, National University of Singapore
Nathan Ross, The University of Melbourne
Joe Neeman, University of Texas at Austin / University of Bonn
   
IP45: Random Fields: Theory and Applications
Organizer: Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
Chair: Zhengjun Zhang, University of Wisconsin
Invited Speakers: Xiaohong Lan, University of Science and Technology of China
Wensheng Wang, Hangzhou Normal University
Dongsheng Wu, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
   
IP46: Recent Developments in Survival Analysis and Personalized Medicine
Organizer: Wenbin Lu, North Carolina State University
Chair: Rui Song, North Carolina State University
Invited Speakers: Wenbin Lu, North Carolina State University
Kin Yau Wong, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Limin Peng, Emory University
  Huazhen Lin, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
   
IP47: Emerging Nonparametric Methods for Financial Data
Organizer: Lan Xue, Oregon State University
Chair: Fang Li, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Invited Speakers: Yongli Zhang, University of Oregon
Jing Wang, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lan Xue, Oregon State University
Lijian Yang, Soochow University
   
IP48: Recent Advances in Lifetime Data Analysis
Organizer: Mei-Ling Ting Lee, University of Maryland
Chair: Xingqiu Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Invited Speakers: Odd O. Aalen, University of Oslo
Catherine Louise Huber-Carol, Université Paris Descartes
Shu-Hui Chang, National Taiwan University
Ying Qing Chen, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
   
IP49: Emerging Statistical Methods in Big Data Analytics
Organizer: Ping Ma, University of Georgia
Chair: Hongkai Ji, Johns Hopkins University
Invited Speakers: Xiaodan Fan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sheng Yu, Tsinghua University
Ke Deng, Tsinghua University
Lin Hou, Tsinghua University
   
IP50: Semiparametric Statistical Methods for Complex Problems
Organizer: Lan Wang, University of Minnesota
Chair: Lan Wang, University of Minnesota
Invited Speakers: Runze Li, The Pennsylvania State University
Yi Li, University of Michigan
Ingrid van Keilegom, Université catholique de Louvain
Phillip Sheung Chi Yam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   
IP51: Complex Data Analysis: Theory and Methods 
Organizer: Yang Feng, Columbia University
Chair: Yang Feng, Columbia University
Invited Speakers: Ming-Yen Cheng, National Taiwan University
Tian Zheng, Columbia University
Lucy Xia, Stanford University
Ji Zhu, University of Michigan
   
IP52: Challenges and Recent Advances in Methods for Missing Data Problems
Organizer: Zonghui Hu, Biostatistics Research Branch, DCR
Chair: Chiung-Yu Huang, Johns Hopkins University
Invited Speakers: Michael Daniels, The University of Texas at Austin
Zonghui Hu, National Institutes of Health
Qihua Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
   
IP53: Some Recent Developments in High-Frequency Financial Econometrics
Organizer: Bingyi Jing, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Chair: Bingyi Jing, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Invited Speakers: Xinsheng Zhang, Fudan University
Zhi Liu, University of Macau
   
IP54: Recent Advances in Analysis of Complex Data 
Organizer: Xinyuan Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chair: Xinyuan Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Faming Liang, University of Florida
Jian Huang, The University of Iowa
Taeryon Choi, Korea University
Xueqin Wang, Sun Yat-sen University
   
IP55: New Developments in Statistical Genomics
Organizer: Yingying Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chair: Yingying Wei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Can Yang, Hong Kong Baptist University
Hao Wu, Emory University
Hongyu Zhao, Yale University
Shuangge Ma, Yale University
   
IP56: Modern Statistical Methods for Complex Data 
Organizer: Haipeng Shen, The University of Hong Kong
Chair: Haipeng Shen, The University of Hong Kong
Invited Speakers: Lawrence David Brown, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
Byeong Park, Seoul National University
Valentin Patilea, ENSAI
Dan Yang, Rutgers University
   
IP57: Recent Advances and Challenges of Big Data Inference with Complex Structures 
Organizer: Dan Yang, Rutgers University
Chair: Dan Yang, Rutgers University
Invited Speakers: Tony Cai, University of Pennsylvania
Ming-Hui Chen, University of Connecticut
Yin Xia, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lingsong Zhang, Purdue University
   
IP58: Stochastic Partial Differential Equations
Organizer: Jian Song, The University of Hong Kong
Chair: Xiaoling Dou, Waseda University
Invited Speakers: Yaozhong Hu, The University of Kansas
Feng-Yu Wang, Beijing Normal University
Lihu Xu, University of Macau
  Jian Song, The University of Hong Kong
   
IP59: Advances in Analysis of Complex High-Dimensional Data
Organizer: Shaojun Guo, Renmin University of China
Chair: Xin Tong, University of Southern California
Invited Speakers: Mark Low, University of Pennsylvania
Linda Zhao, University of Pennsylvania
Shaojun Guo, Renmin University of China
Xinghao Qiao, London School of Economics and Political Science
   
IP60: Special Session in Memory of Peter Hall
Sponsor: IMS
Organizer: Alan Welsh, Australian National University
Chair: Alan Welsh, Australian National University
Invited Speakers: Susan Wilson, The University of New South Wales and The Australian National University
Matt Wand, University of Technology Sydney
Jianqing Fan, Princeton University
Byeong Park, Seoul National University
  Bingyi Jing, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  Ming-Yen Cheng, National Taiwan University