Honglang Wang
Assistant Professor of Statistics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
School of Science
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
402 N.Blackford St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202

Office: LD 270B
Phone: (317) 274-7858
Fax: (317) 274-3460
Email: hlwang [at] iupui [dot] edu

Education

PhD in Statistics (2015): Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University. Advisors: Yuehua Cui and Ping-Shou Zhong.
Dual PhD in Quantitative Biology (2015): Natural Science, Michigan State University. Advisors: C. Robin Buell and Yuehua Cui.
MS in Mathematics (2010): Center of Mathematical Sciences, Zhejiang University. Advisor: Kefeng Liu.
BS in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (2007): Department of Mathematics, Tianjin University, Tian, China.

See my Curriculum Vitae for more information.

Research Interests

Statistical Analysis for Longitudinal and Functional Data
High Dimensional Statistical Inference and its Applications
Nonparametric Statistics
Empirical Likelihood Methods and its Applications
Statistical Genetics and Statistical Genomics

Publications

Empirical Likelihood Ratio Tests for Coefficients in High Dimensional Heteroscedastic Linear Models
Honglang Wang, Ping-Shou Zhong, Yuehua Cui,
Statistica Sinica, 2017, accepted

Unified empirical likelihood ratio tests for functional concurrent linear models and the phase transition from sparse to dense functional data
Honglang Wang, Ping-Shou Zhong, Yuehua Cui, Yehua Li,
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B, 2017, accepted

Robust graph change-point detection with application to brain evolvement study
Fang Han, Xi Chen, Honglang Wang, Lexin Li, Brian Caffo,
Submitted

The Effects of Spatial Frequency and Colormap Characteristics on the Perception of 2D Pseudocolor Scalar Fields
Pratik Nalawade, Kate Ansah-Koi, Khairi Reda, Fang Li, Honglang Wang, Wei Zheng,
Submitted

Provable Smoothing Approach in High Dimensional Generalized Regression Model
Fang Han, Honglang Wang,
on the arXiv:1509.07158, 2015

Statistical identification of gene-gene interactions triggered by nonlinear environmental modulation
Xu Liu, Honglang Wang, Yuehua Cui,
Current Genomics 17(5): 388-395.

A powerful statistical method identifies novel loci associated with diastolic blood pressure triggered by nonlinear gene-environment interaction [PDF]
Honglang Wang, Tao He, Cen Wu, Ping-Shou Zhong, Yuehua Cui,
BMC Proceedings 2014, 8(Suppl 1):S61 (17 June 2014)

Funded Research Grants

§§§ Sole-PI, 09/2016-09/2017, NSF subcontract

News

§§§ Poster---Empirical Likelihood Ratio Tests for Coefficients in High Dimensional Heteroscedastic Linear Models, August 12-14, 2017 @ Second Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference (WHOA-PSI)^{2} @ Washington University in St. Louis
§§§ Invited Talk---Empirical Likelihood Ratio Tests for Coefficients in High Dimensional Heteroscedastic Linear Models, June 25-28, 2017 @ 2017 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium @ Hilton Chicago Downtown, Chicago
§§§ Poster---Unified empirical likelihood ratio tests for functional linear models and the phase transition from sparse to dense functional data, October 6-7, 2016 @ Nonparametric Statistics Workshop @ University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
§§§ Contributed Talk---Testing Low-dimensional Coefficients in High Dimensional Heteroscedastic Linear Models, Jul. 30-Aug. 04, 2016 @ Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) @ McCormick Place, Chicago
§§§ Invited Talk---Unified empirical likelihood ratio tests for functional linear models and the phase transition from sparse to dense functional data, May 27-29, 2016 @ Big Statistics & Data Science Joint Conference @ Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
§§§ Contributed Talk---Provable Smoothing Approach in High Dimensional Generalized Regression Models, Mar. 07, 2016 @ ENAR @ JW Marriott Austin, in Austin, Texas
§§§ Research Talk---Provable Smoothing Approach in High Dimensional Generalized Regression Models, Feb. 03, 2016 @ Statistics Seminar @ IUPUI
§§§ Invited Talk---Unified empirical likelihood ratio tests for functional linear models and the phase transition from sparse to dense functional data, Sep. 18, 2015 @ Biostatistics Seminar @ IUPUI
§§§ Research Talk---Testing Low-dimensional Coefficients in High Dimensional Heteroscedastic Linear Models, Sep. 11, 2015 @ Statistics Seminar @ IUPUI
§§§ Organizing 2015 Summer Short Course: Neuroimaging Data Analysis, Instructor: Mark Reimers, May 26, June 2, June 9, @ MSU

Teaching

2017 Fall, Statistical Computing (STAT52100-22940) @ IUPUI
2017 Fall, Statistical Modelling Using R and SAS (STAT42100-26466) @ IUPUI
2017 Fall, Introduction to Statistics (STAT35000-23259) @ IUPUI
2017 Spring, Advanced Statistical Inference---Nonparametric Regression (STAT62800-31654) @ IUPUI
2016 Fall, Applied Regression Analysis (STAT51200-21329) @ IUPUI
2016 Fall, Introduction to Statistics (STAT35000-22433) @ IUPUI
2016 Spring, Introduction to Statistics (STAT35000-24592) @ IUPUI
2015 Fall, Introduction to Statistics (STAT35000-23646 and STAT35000-24842) @ IUPUI
2012 Summer, Intro Stats (STT200) @ MSU
2013 Summer, Intro Prob & Stat for Business (STT315) @ MSU

Service

2011 Fall-2012 Spring, Chairman of Statistics Student Seminars (SSS) @ MSU.
2012 Fall-2013 Spring, Chairman of Statistics Student Seminars (SSS) on Graphical Models @ MSU.
2013 Fall, Chairman of Statistics Student Seminars (SSS) on Paper Reading @ MSU.

Honors and Awards

NSF Travel Award for The Nonparametric Statistics Workshop entitled “Integration of Theory, Methods and Applications” (2016), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
College of Natural Science US15 Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2015), Michigan State University
College of Natural Science US14 Dissertation Continuation Fellowship (2014), Michigan State University
William L Harkness Teaching Award, Michigan State University (2014)
Travel Award of GAW18 (2012)
Second-class Award of Honor for Graduate, Zhejiang University (2008)
First Prize in the 13th National Graduate Summer School in Mathematics (2008)
Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Tianjin University (2005-2006)
6th Outstanding Student of Science and Technology in Tianjin University (2005)
Tianjin University—Yuandong Chunguang Scholarship (2005)
Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Tianjin University (2004)

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