COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Yuan Wang

Assistant Professor
Office: Neill 328
Phone: (509) 335-3161
Fax: (509) 335-1188
Dr. Wang is searching for PhD students who has a strong interest in imaging analysis and with good background in math and programming skills.

  • 2013 - 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center;
  • 2008 - 2013 Ph.D. in Statistics, Colorado State University;
  • 2004 - 2008 B.S. in Statistics, The University of Science and Technology of China;
Research Interest
  • Statistical learning of complex data objects including tree, curves and images
  • Bayesian variable selection
  • Adaptive clinical trial design
  • compressive sensing and system design
Selected Publication
  1. Y. Wang, J. S. Marron, L. A. Aydin, E. Bullitt and H. Wang (2012). A Nonparametric Regression Model with Tree-structured Response, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107: 1272-1285.

  2. Y. Wang, H. Wang, and L. L. Scharf (2014). Optimum Compression of a Noisy Measurement for Transmission over a Noisy Channel, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 62: 1279-1289.

  3. Y. Wang, H. Wang, and L. L. Scharf (2014). The Geometry of Fusion Inspired Channel Design, Signal Processing, 99: 136-146.

  4. Y. Wang, B. P. Hobbs, J. Hu, C. S. Ng, and K. A. Do (2015). Predictive Classification of Correlated Targets with Application to Detection of Metastatic Cancer using Functional CT Imaging, Biometrics, 71(3):792-802.

  5. Y. Wang, B. P. Hobbs, and C. S. Ng (2015). CT Perfusion Characteristics Identify Metastatic Sites in Liver, BioMed Research International, 120749 (invited).

    1. Dr. Wang's full curriculum vitae can be found here.