Jun Ke Defended His PhD Thesis

Posted on May 9, 2019

Congratulations to Jun Ke for defending his excellect PhD thesis. Best wishes for your bright future! Will miss working with you.

GMA Paper to Appear in Biometrics

Posted on April 22, 2019

Congratulations to Yi Zhao for her paper on “Granger Mediation” to appear in Biometrics, with an R package here. Yi is going to be a TT Assistant Professor at Indiana University. So proud of you!

CDN Paper to Appear in Frontiers

Posted on February 5, 2019

Congratulations to Xuefei Cao for her first paper on ODE based causal networks to appear in Frontiers in Neuroscience. Xuefei also wrote a nice PyPI package available here.

COD Paper to Appear in AoS

Posted on December 14, 2018

Our COD paper on variable clustering is to appear in The Annals of Statistics. Here are the preprint and software.

Research Highlighted By Boston Globe

Posted on October 13, 2018

Our research work on mobile phone data modeling reported by Boston Globe.

Xuefei Cao's OHBM Poster

Posted on April 19, 2018

PhD student Xuefei Cao’s poster is selected to present at OHBM 2018.

AHA Grants

Posted on April 1, 2018

Our group with PIs Dr Simin Liu and Dr Xiaochen Lin received two highly competitive AHA grants to use machine learning to uncover new patterns in cardiovascular disease.

Xuefei Cao's JSM Award

Posted on January 16, 2018

Congratulations to Xuefei Cao (PhD student) for winning a honorable mention for the Student Paper competition from the Mental Health Section of the American Statistical Association!

Yi Zhao's JSM Award

Posted on February 15, 2017

Congratulations to Yi Zhao (PhD student) for winning a Student Paper Award from the Mental Health Section of the American Statistical Association! She will present our paper at the 2017 Joint Statistics Meetings. She was also nominated for an award from the Statistics in Imaging Section of the American Statistical Association, but had to decline following the one-award policy.

Yi Zhao's Poster Award

Posted on November 1, 2016

Yi Zhao (PhD student) received a Travel Award to present a poster of our paper at the Women in Machine Learning Workshop. Congratulations!


Posted on October 1, 2016

Our group received an NIH R01 grant under the BRAIN intiative. This support will help us develop big data methods for large neuroimaging data.

Yi Zhao's Travel Award

Posted on April 10, 2016

Yi Zhao (PhD student) received a Travel Award to present our paper at Challenges & Advances on Big Data in Neuroimaging conference. Congratulations!

Lacy's Paper Cited by Nature

Posted on February 1, 2016

PhD student Mary Lacy’s paper on predicting diabetes diagnosis is highlighted by Nature Reviews.

Big Data NSF Award

Posted on September 1, 2015

Our ABCD group received an NSF award, in partnership with the NIH Big Data to Knowledge initiative, on methods for Big Biomedical Data!

Yi Zhao's Poster Award

Posted on April 20, 2015

Yi Zhao (PhD student) won Runner up for Best Research Poster Award by PhD students, postdocs, and trainees, Public Health Research Day, School of Public Health, Brown University, 2015.

Yi Zhao's ENAR Award

Posted on April 1, 2014

Yi Zhao (PhD student) won 2015 ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award, from the Eastern North American Region of The International Biometric Society. The paper is coauthored by Zhao and Luo.

Abi's Rhodes Scholar

Posted on March 1, 2014

Abi Kulshreshtha (Undergraduate, ‘15) was elected as 2015 Rhodes Scholar.

Abi's CFAR Award

Posted on February 1, 2014

Abi Kulshreshtha (Undergraduate, ‘15) won CFAR Undergraduate Research Internship Award from Brown/Tufts/Lifespan CFAR, for his work on a Data Science project in my group.

Ekaterina's Summer Award

Posted on January 1, 2014

Ekaterina Kryuchkova (Undergraduate, ‘17) was selected to attend Summer Space Program in Moscow, RUSSIA.

Xiaoxing's BIBS Award

Posted on January 1, 2013

Xiaoxing Chen (Masters student) received Brain Science Research Award, from Brown Institute for Brain Science at Brown University. The co-mentors for this award are Prof Jerome Sanes and Luo.

Ye Xu's Poster Award

Posted on April 20, 2012

Ye Xu (Masters student) won Best Graduate Research Poster Award, from Public Health Program of Brown University. The coauthors of the poster are Xu Ye, Xi Luo, Austin Huang, Joseph Hogan, and Rami Kantor.