WeiLiem Loh
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Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore,
Singapore 117546, Republic of Singapore.
Education
 B.Sc. Hons. (1980), Mathematics, University of Singapore
 M.Sc. (1984), Mathematics, National University of Singapore
 M.S. (1986), Statistics, Stanford University
 Ph.D. (1988), Statistics, Stanford University
Awards and Honors
 2013 American Statistical Association Award of Outstanding Statistical Application for the paper by R.E. Kass, R. C. Kelly and W.L. Loh (2011) entitled
"Assessment of synchrony in multiple neural spike trains using loglinear point process models",
Ann. Appl. Statist. 5 12621292.
 Elected into the Fellowhip of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2007.
 Elected member of the International Statistical Institute in 2006.
Professional Association Membership
 Member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1984present).
 International Chinese Statistical Association (1996present).
 Member of the Bernoulli Society (2006present).
Teaching assignment for Semester II, 2011/2012
ST5198 Graduate Seminar Module
Editorial Service
 Executive Editor (2012present),
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference .
 Associate Editor (2007present),
Annals of Statistics , (an official journal of
the Institute of Mathematical Statistics).
 Associate Editor (1996present),
Statistica Sinica , (cosponsored
by the Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
and the International Chinese Statistical Association, Delaware, U.S.A.).
 CoEditor (20022007),
Sankhya , (sponsored by the
Indian Statistical Institute, India).
 CoEditor (20082011),
Sankhya Series A , (sponsored by the
Indian Statistical Institute, India).
 Associate Editor (2006present),
International Journal of Statistics and Management Systems.
Publications
 Estimating the smoothness of a Gaussian random field from irregularly spaced data via higherorder quadratic variations (2015). Ann. Statist. 43 27662794.
 On the sparsity of signals in a random sample (2012), (with B. Jiang). Biometrika 99 915928.
 Assessment of synchrony in multiple neural spike trains using loglinear point process models (2011), (with R. E. Kass and R. C. Kelly).
Ann. Appl. Statist. 5 12621292.
 On fixeddomain asymptotics and covariance tapering in Gaussian random fields models (2011), (with D. Wang). Electron. J. Statist. 5 238269.
 Estimating the number of neurons in multineuronal spike trains (2011), (with M. Li). Ann. Appl. Statist. 5 176200.
 A multivariate central limit theorem for randomized orthogonal array sampling designs in computer experiments (2008).
Ann. Statist.
36 19832023.
 Some theoretical results on neural spike train probability models (2007), (with H.P. Chan).
Ann. Statist.
35 26912733.
 Fixeddomain asymptotics for a subclass of Materntype Gaussian random fields (2005).
Ann. Statist. 33 23442394.
 On the asymptotic distribution of some randomized quadrature rules (2005). Stein's Method and Applications ,
(A. D. Barbour and L. H. Y. Chen, editors) 209222. World Scientific, Singapore.
 On the characteristic function of Pearson type IV distributions (2004). A Festschrift for Herman Rubin ,
(A. DasGupta, editor) 171179. IMS Lecture Notes Monogr. Ser. 45 , Inst. Math. Statist., Beachwood.
 On the asymptotic distribution of scrambled net quadrature (2003).
Ann. Statist. 31 12821324.
 A file linkage problem of DeGroot and Goel revisited (2001), (with H.P. Chan).
Statist. Sinica 11 10311045.
 Estimating structured correlation matrices in smooth
Gaussian random field models (2000), (with T. K. Lam).
Ann. Statist. 28 880904.
 Linear discrimination with adaptive ridge classification
rules (1997). J. Multivariate Anal. 62 169180.

Estimating mixing densities in exponential family models for
discrete variables (1997), (with C.H. Zhang).
Scand. J. Statist. 24 1532.
 Estimating the integral of a squared regression function
with Latin hypercube sampling (1997). Statist.
Probab. Lett. 31 339350.
 A combinatorial central limit theorem for randomized orthogonal array
sampling designs (1996). Ann. Statist. 24 12091224.
 On Latin hypercube sampling (1996).
Ann. Statist. 24 20582080.
 Global properties of kernel estimators for mixing densities in
exponential family models for discrete variables (1996),
(with C.H. Zhang).
Statist. Sinica 6 561578.
 An Edgeworth expansion for Ustatistics with weakly dependent
observations (1996).
Statist. Sinica 6 171186.
 On linear discriminant analysis with adaptive ridge classification
rules (1995). J. Multivariate Anal. 53 264278.
 On mdependence and Edgeworth expansions (1994).
Ann. Inst. Statist. Math. 46 147164.
 Estimating the mixing density of a mixture of power series
distributions (1993). Statist. Decision Theory and Related
Topics V,
(S. S. Gupta and J. O. Berger, eds.)
8798. Springer, New York.
 Stein's method and multinomial approximation (1992).
Ann. Appl. Probab. 2 536554.
 Compound Poisson approximation for nonnegative random variables via
Stein's method (1992),
(with
A. D. Barbour and L. H. Y. Chen). Ann. Probab.
20 18431866.
 Estimating covariance matrices (1991). Ann.
Statist. 19 283296.
 Estimating covariance matrices II (1991).
J.
Multivariate Anal. 36 163174.
 Estimating the common mean of two multivariate normal distributions
(1991). Ann. Statist. 19 297313.
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Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117546
Republic of Singapore
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