Yin Xia

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Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics and Operations Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Contact

Office: 337 Hanes Hall
Email: xiayin at email dot unc dot edu
Phone: (919) 843-9338
Fax: (919) 962-1279


Education

  • 2013 Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania. 
  • 2008 B.S. Zhejiang University, China. 

Research Interests

  • High Dimensional Statistical Inference. 
  • Multivariate Methods and Their Applications. 
  • Nonparametric Function Estimation.
  • Shape Constrained Inference. 

Publications and Technical Reports

  • Testing and Support Recovery of Multiple High-Dimensional Covariance Matrices with False Discovery Rate Control.
    Test, 2017, to appear.

  • Hypothesis Testing of Matrix Graph Model with Application to Brain Connectivity Analysis.
    (with Li, L.).
    Biometrics, 2017, to appear.

  • Multiple Testing of Submatrices with Applications to Identification of Between Pathway Interactions.
    (with Cai, T. and Cai, T.T.).
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2017, to appear.

  • Two-Sample Tests for High-Dimensional Linear Regression with an Application to Gene and Environment Interactions.
    (with Cai, T. and Cai, T.T.).
    Statistica Sinica, 2017, to appear.

  • Testing Differential Networks with Applications to the Detection of Gene-Gene Interactions.
    (with Cai, T. and Cai, T.T.).
    Biometrika, 102, 247-266, 2015. [Matlab code] 

  • Sparse and High-Dimensional MANOVA.
    (with Cai, T.T.).
    Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 131: 174-196, 2014. [pdf] 

  • Two-Sample Test of High Dimensional Means Under Dependency.
    (with Cai, T.T. and Liu, W.).
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 76, 349-372, 2014. [pdf] [supplement]

  • Two-Sample Covariance Matrix Testing And Support Recovery in High Dimensional and Sparse Settings.
    (with Cai, T.T. and Liu, W.).
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108:501, 265-277, 2013. [pdf] [supplement]

  • Adaptive Confidence Intervals for Regression Functions Under Shape Constraints.
    (with Cai, T.T. and Low, M.).
    The Annals of Statistics, 41, 722-750, 2013. [pdf] 

  • Matrix Graph Hypothesis Testing and Application in Brain Connectivity Alternation Detection.
    (with Li, L.). Submitted.

Teaching

  • Spring 2016: Advanced Multivariate Analysis and High Dimensional Inference (Stor 890).
  • Fall 2015: Statsitcal Method I (Stor 455).
  • Fall 2014: Introduction to Decision Sciences (Stor 215).
  • Fall 2014: Statsitcal Method I (Stor 455).
  • Spring 2014: Introduction to Decision Sciences (Stor 215).
  • Fall 2013: Statsitcal Method I (Stor 455).
  • Summer 2012: Introductory Statistics (Stat 111).
  • Spring 2012: Recitation Lecturer of Introductory Statistics (Stat 111). 
  • Spring 2010: Recitation Lecturer of Calculus II (Math 114). 
  • Fall 2009: Recitation Lecturer of Calculus I (Math 104). 

Invited Talks

  • “Two-Sample Tests for High-Dimensional Linear Regression with an Application to Detecting Interactions”, ICSA Conference on Data Science, Dali, China, July, 2016
  • “Two-Sample Tests for High-Dimensional Linear Regression with an Application to Detecting Interactions”, 4th IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting, Hong Kong, June 2016.
  • “Multiple Testing of Subnetworks with Application to Identification of Pathway Crosstalk”, 
Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, August, 2015.
  • “Multiple Testing of Submatrices with Applications to Identification of Between Pathway Interactions”, IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability, Kunming, China, July, 2015.
  • “Multiple Testing of Submatrices with Applications to Identification of Between Pathway Interactions”, New Researchers Conference on High-Dimensional Statistics in the Age of Big Data, Beijing, China, June, 2015.
  • “High-Dimensional Sparse MANOVA”, International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, Greensboro, Oct, 2014.
  • “Two-Sample Covariance Matrix Testing and Support Recovery”, Australian Statistical Conference in conjunction with the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, July, 2014.
  • “High-Dimensional Sparse MANOVA”, International Workshop on Statistics Frontier and Related Topics, Xinjiang, China, July, 2014.
  • “High-Dimensional Sparse MANOVA”, The 3rd Institute of Mathematical Statistics Asia Pacific Rim Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, July, 2014.
  • “High-Dimensional Sparse MANOVA”, Low-dimensional Structure in High-dimensional Systems Transition Workshop, SAMSI, May, 2014.
  • “Some High-Dimensional Hypothesis Testing Problems”, Oberwolfach Workshop: Frontiers in Nonparametric Statistics, Oberwolfach, Germany, March, 2012.