Research interests of the faculty cover two different strands of Data Science. For example at one end it includes topics such as data integration, data quality, data science problems related to health data, machine learning, whereas at the other end the focus is on dimension reduction and climatological and financial data mining.

## Faculty

**Xinyuan Chen**-*survival analysis, clustered data, data science***Prakash Patil**-*nonparametric curve estimation***Mohammad Sepehrifar**-*reliability, nonparametric life-testing***Catherine Shi**-*data science, predictive modeling, knowledge representation***Jon Woody**-*statistical climatology, time series***Tung-Lung Wu**-*cluster detection, high-dimensional data analysis***Jialin Zhang**-*information theory, statistical computation*