Department of Statistics & Applied Probability

National University of Singapore

Phone: | (65)6516-6253 |

- 2009 PhD,

*Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison*

- 2004 MS,

*Probability and Statistics, Nankai University*

- 2001 BS,

*Mathematics, Nankai University*

- Statistical Modeling of the Brain Imaging Data
- Theory and application of the Semi- and Non-parametric likelihood methods
- Shape Constrained Inference in Non-parametric Models
- Statistical Modeling of the High Throughput Gene Data
- Density Estimation in Multiple Sample Data

- Chen, B., Li, P., Qin, J., and Yu, T. (Forthcoming). ``Using a monotonic density ratio model to find the asymptotically optimal combination of multiple diagnostic tests."
*Journal of the American Statistical Association,*accepted. - Yu, T. and Li, P. (2013). ``Spatial shrinkage estimation of diffusion tensors on diffusion weighted imaging data".
*Journal of the American Statistical Association,*108, 864-875. - Yu, T., Zhang, C.M., Alexander, A.L., and Davidson, R.J. (2013). ``Local Tests for Identifying Anisotropic Diffusion Areas in Human Brain with DTI".
*The Annals of Applied Statistics,*7, 201-225. - Yu, T., Li, J., and Ma, S. (2012). ``Adjusting Confounders in Ranking Biomarkers: A model-based ROC approach".
*Briefings in Bioinformatics,*13, 513-523. - Zhang, C.M., Fan, J. and Yu, T. (2011). ``Multiple testing via FDRL for large-scale imaging data".
*The Annals of Statistics,*39, 613-642. - Zhang, C.M. and Yu, T. (2008).
``Semiparametric detection of significant activation for brain fMRI".
*The Annals of Statistics*, 36, 1693--1725. - Zhang, C.M., Jiang, Y. and Yu, T. (2007).
``A comparative study of one-level and two-level semiparametric
estimation of hemodynamic response function for fMRI data".
*Statistics in Medicine*, 26, 3845--3861. (special issue on statistical analysis of neuronal data.) - Zhang, C.M., Fu, H., Jiang, Y. and Yu, T. (2007). ``High-dimensional pseudo logistic regression and classification with applications to gene expression data".
*Computational Statistics and Data Analysis*, 52, 452--470.(special issue on statistical learning methods including dimesionality reduction.)

- Yu, T., Li, P., and Qin, J., ``Two-sample density estimation with likelihood ratio ordering" Rejected with Resubmission for
*Biometrika*. - Li, P., Yu, T., and Qin, J. ``Likelihood Ratio Test for Homogeneity with Correlated Unordered Pairs", Rejected with Resubmission for
*the Annals of Statistics*.

- NUS Start-up Grant: ``Local Tests for Analysing Human Brain Anatomical Structure on DT-MRI and DWI" S$60,000; PI; September 2009- September 2013.
- NUS AcRF Tier 1 Grant: ``New Methods for High-throughput Gene Data", S$49,500, PI; February 2013- July 2015.
- NUS AcRF Tier 1 Grant: ``Regularization and Variable Selection in Computer Intensive Statistical Methods", S$50,800, PI; August 2011 - July 2015.
- NUS AcRF Tier 1 Grant: ``Sparse Portfolio Selection: Method, Theory, and Applications", S$39,672, PI; March 2012 - February 2015.
- MOE Tier 2 grant: ``Estimation and Modelling of Conditional Covariance Matrices", S$268,965, CO-PI; March 2015 - February 2018.
- NUS AcRF Tier 1 Grant: ``Pseudo-likelihood Method for Transformation and Box-Cox Transformation Model", S$73,600, PI; June 2015 - May 2018.

- ST2334 Probability and Statistics
- ST3131 Regression Analysis
- ST3232 Design and Analysis of Experiments
- ST4232 Nonparametric Statistics
- ST4242 Longitudinal Data Analysis
- ST5203 Experimental Design
- ST5206 Generalized Linear Models
- ST5222 Advanced Topics in Applies Statistics