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- PI, NSF, IIS-1633212. 2016-2019.
- PI, NSF, DMS-1613112. 2016-2019.
- PI, NSF, DMS–1309619. 2013-2015.

- Zhang, K. BET on Independence, submitted, arXiv: 1610.05246. Paper.
- Gong, S., Zhang, K., and Liu, Y. Efficient Testing-based Variable Selection for High-dimensional Linear Models, submitted, arXiv: 1706.03462. Paper.
- An, H., Zhang, K., Oja, H. and Marron, J. S. Variable Screening based on Gaussian Centered L-moments, submitted.
- Jiang, M., Bhamidi, S. and Zhang, K. Mixing Correlation Matrices in Trivariate Gaussian to Achieve a Cubic-Contoured Joint Density, submitted.

- Zhang, K. (2017). Spherical Cap Packing Asymptotics and Rank-Extreme Detection,
*IEEE Transactions on Information Theory*, 63(7), 4572-4584. Paper. - Bodwin, K., Zhang, K., and Nobel, A. A Testing-based Approach to the Discovery of Differentially Correlated Variable Sets,
*Annals of Applied Statistics*, accepted. Paper. - Yu, Q., Risk, B., Zhang, K., and Marron, J. S. (2017). JIVE Integration of Imaging and Behavioral Data.
*NeuroImage*, 152, 38-49. Paper. - Buja, A., Berk, R., Brown, L. D., George, E., Pitkin, E., Traskin, M., Zhao, L., and Zhang, K. (2017). Models as Approximations —A Conspiracy of Random Predictors and Model Violations against Classical Inference in Regression. Statistical Science, accepted. Paper.
- McCarthy, D., Zhang, K., Brown, L. D., Berk, R., Buja, A., George, E. and Zhao, L. (2017). Calibrated Percentile Double Bootstrap for Robust Linear Regression Inference,
*Statistica Sinica*, accepted. Paper. - Lu, S., Liu, Y., Yin, L. and Zhang, K. (2017). Confidence Intervals and Regions for the LASSO Using Stochastic Variational Inequality Techniques in Optimization,
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B*, 79(2), 589-611. Paper. - Chen, D., Chen, X., and Zhang, K. (2016). An Exploratory Statistical Cusp Catastrophe Model. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Montreal, Canada, October. Paper.
- Zhang. K. and Chen. D. (2016). Overcoming the Computing Barriers in Statistical Causal Inference.
*Statistical Causal Inferences and Their Applications in Public Health Research*, 125-137, H. He et al. ed., ICSA Book Series in Statistics, Springer. Paper. - Brown, M., Koroluk, L. D., Ko, C., Zhang, K., Chen, M. and Nguyen, T. (2015). Effectiveness and Efficiency of a CAD/CAM-designed Orthodontic Bracket System,
*American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics*, 148, 6, 1067–1074. Paper. - Zhang, K., Brown, L. D., George, E. and Zhao, L. (2014). Uniform Correlation Mixture of Bivariate Normal Distributions and Hypercubically-contoured Densities That Are Marginally Normal.
*The American Statistician*, 68(3), 183-187. Paper. - Berk, R., Brown, L. D., Buja, A., George, E., Pitkin, E., Zhang, K. and Zhao, L. (2014). Misspecified Mean Function Regression: Making Good Use of Regression Models That Are Wrong.
*Sociological Methods and Research*, 43, 422-451. Paper. - Berk, R., Brown, L., George, E., Pitkin, E., Traskin, M., Zhang, K. and Zhao, L. (2013). What You Can Learn From Wrong Causal Models.
*Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research*, 400-424, S. Morgan, ed., New York: Springer. Paper. - Berk, R., Brown, L. D., Buja, A., Zhang, K. and Zhao, L. (2013). Valid Post-Selection Inference.
*The Annals of Statistics*, 41 (2), 802-837. Paper. R Package. - Zhang, K., Traskin, M. and Small, D. (2012). A Powerful and Robust Test Statistic for Randomization Inference in Group-Randomized Trials with Matched Pairs of Groups.
*Biometrics, Volume 68,*75-84. Paper. R Codes. - Zhang, K., Small, D., Lorch, S., Srinivas, S. and Rosenbaum, P. (2011). Using Split Samples and Evidence Factors in an Observational Study of Neonatal Outcomes,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association, Volume 106,*511-524. Paper. - Piette, J., Anand, S. and Zhang, K. (2010). Scoring and Shooting Abilities of NBA Players.
*Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports : Vol. 6 : Iss. 1*, Article 1. Paper. - Zhang, K. and Small, D. (2009). Comment: The Essential Role of Pair Matching in Cluster Randomized Experiments with Application to the Mexican Universal Health Insurance Evaluation.
*Statistical Science , Volume 24*, Number 1, 59-64. Paper. - Zhang, K. (2008). Limiting Distribution of Decoherent Quantum Random Walks.
*Physical Review A*, 77, 062302. Paper. - Yang, W., Liu, C. and Zhang, K. (2007). A Path Integral Formula with Applications to Quantum Random Walks in Zd.
*Journal of Physics, Volume A*40-8487-8516. Paper.

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