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Xiaoyue Maggie Niu

Xiaoyue Maggie Niu

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  • Senior Research Associate, Associate Professor
323E Thomas
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-8127

Education

  1. Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Washington, 2010
  2. M.S. in Applied Math, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2005
  3. B.S. in Financial Math, Peking University, 2003.

Biography:

Associate Professor and Senior Research Associate, Department of Statistics, Penn State University, July 2017-present

Research Associate and Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Penn State University, August 2011-June 2017

Managing Director, Statistical Consulting Center, Penn State University, August 2016-

Associate Director, Statistical Consulting Center, Penn State University, June 2014- July 2016

Faculty Consultant, Statistical Consulting Center, Penn State University, August 2011- June 2014

Senior Fellow, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, September 2010-July 2011

Selected Publications

  • C. Hodge, M. Duerden, E. Layland, A. Lacanienta, M. Goates, and X. Niu. “Family Leisure and Family Quality: A Meta-Analysis”, to appear in Journal of Leisure Research
  • J. Miksis-Olds, D. Bradley, and X. Niu. “Decadal trends in Indian Ocean ambient sound” to appear in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2013.
  • P.D. Hoff, X. Niu, and J.A. Wellner. "Information bounds for Gaussian copulas", Bernoulli, 2012.
  • P.D. Hoff and X. Niu. "A Covariance Regression Model," Statistica Sinica 22(2): 729-753, 2012.
  • A.E. Raftery, X. Niu, P.D. Hoff, and K.Y. Yeung. "Fast Inference for the Latent Space Network Model Using a Case-Control Approximate Likelihood," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 2011.
  • D. Calsyn, H. Baldwin, X. Niu, P. Crits-Christoph, and M. Hatch-Maillette. “Sexual Risk Behavior and Sex under the Influence: An Event Analysis of Men in Substance Abuse Treatment Who Have Sex with Women”. The American Journal on Addictions, 20(3):250-256, 2011

Research Interests

  • Multivariate analysis,covariance estimation
  • Latent variable models, copula models
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Social network and relational data analysis
  • Global health
  • Statistical consulting

Honors and Awards

  • PI, "Strengthening Capacity for Assessment of HIV- Related Data Needs among Key Populations to Inform Evidence- Based Responses", The Johns Hopkins University, July 2017 to June 2018
  • Consortium PI, “Improving Patient Safety Through Simulation Research”, AHRQ, January 2014 to June 2015.
  • Co-PI, “Develop a hierarchical model for estimating health indicators across countries”, World Health Organization, October 2014 to November 2015.
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