Ph.D. Graduates

Dissertations from 2008 to the present are available in their entirety through the K-State Research Exchange Forum (K-Rex).

Graduate Advisor Dissertation Title Year
Ren, Jie C. Wu High-dimensional variable selection for genomics data, from both frequentist and Bayesian perspectives 2020
Chen, Jianfeng W. Hsu Marginal cure rate models for long-term survivors 2019
Chitakasempornkul, Kessinee N. Bello Addressing Challenges of Hierarchical Structural Equation Modeling in Animal Agriculture 2019
Luo, Jianmei M.Higgins Threshold clustering for massive data 2019
McGowan, Yan C. Vahl Predicting drug residue depletion to establish a withdrawal period with data below the limit of quantitation (LOQ 2019
Moradijamei, Behnaz M. Higgins Detecting communities and performing statistical inferences on networks through renewal non-backtracking random walks 2019
Ofori, Francis J. Du The impact of weather change on Nitrous Oxide Emission with Spatial Pattern Detection and Large Data Approximation 2019
Wu, Mengjiao S. Dubnicka C. Vahl Equivalence testing for identity authentication using pulse waves from photoplethysmograph 2019
Yu, Suizhi W. Hsu A covariate-adjusted classification model for multiple biomarkers in disease-screening and diagnosis 2019
Zhang, Huaiyu H.Wang More pwerful two -sample tests for univariate and high-dimensional data 2019
Jia, Wejia W. Song Goodness-of-fit tests in measurement error models with replications 2018
Li, Xintong J. Du Modeling for spatial and spatio-temporal data with applications 2018
Li, Xiongya W. Song Robust Multivariate Mixture Regression Models 2018
Natarajan, Bala W. Song Asymptotic properties of Non-parametric Regression with Beta Kernels 2018
Mawella, Nadeesha W. Hsu A robust test of homogeneity in zero-inflated models for count data 2018
Mahmood, Sharif M. Higgins Finding common support and assessing matching methods for causal inference 2017
Opoku-Nsiah, Richard H. Wang A computationally efficient bootstrap-equivalent test for ANOVA in skewed populations with a large number of factor levels 2017
Tong, Bo H. Wang More Accurate Two-sample Comparisons for Skewed Populations 2016
Bai, Xiuquin W. Yao Robust Mixtures of Regression Models 2014
Chen, Yixin W. Yao Statistical Inference for Varying Coefficient Models 2014
Gharaibeh, Mohammed H. Wang Nonparametric Lack-of-Fit Tests in Presence of Heteroscedastic Variances 2014
Sahtout, Mohammad H. Wang Improving the Performance of the Prediction Analysis of Microarrays Algorithm Via Different Thresholding Methods and Heteroscedastic Modeling 2014
Xiang, Sijia W. Yao Semiparametric Mixture Models 2014
Yu, Chun W. Yao Robust Mixture Modeling 2014
Serasinghe, Roshan Niranjala G. Gadbury Individual Mediating Effects and the Concept of Terminal Measures Data 2013
Richardson, Troy E. G. Gadbury Treatment Heterogeneity and Potential Outcomes in Linear Mixed Effects Models 2013
Zheng, Lianqing G. Gadbury Statistical Identification of Metabolic Reactions Catalyzed by Gene Products of Unknown Function 2013
Ramirez, Girly Manguba H. Wang Prediction and Variable Selection in Sparse Ultrahigh Dimensional Additive Models 2013
Demel, Samuel Seth J. Du Modeling and Computations of Multivariate Datasets in Space and Time 2013
Keating, Karen G. Gadbury Statistical Analysis of Pyrosequence Data 2012
Magalla, Champa J. Neill Model Adequacy Tests for Exponential Family Regression Models 2012
Xie, Lin P. Nelson Statistical Inference For Rankings in the Presence of Panel Segmentation 2012
Paranagama, Dilan G. Gadbury Correlation and Variance Stabilization in the Two Group Comparison Case in High Dimensional Data Under Dependencies 2011
Samarakoon, Nishantha W. Song Conditional Variance Function Checking in Heteroscedastic Regression Models 2011
Dey, Rajarshi P. Nelson Inference For the K-Sample Problem Based on Precedence Probabilities 2011
Poulson, Robert G. Gadbury Treatment Heterogeneity and Individual Qualitative Interaction 2011
Shrestha, Tej W. Song Algevraic Deformation of a Momoidal Category 2010
Tolos, Siti H. Wang NonParametric Tests to Detect Relationship between Variables in the Presence of Heteroscedastic Treatment Effects 2010
Anderson, Michael S. Dubnicka Bayesian Classification of DNA Barcodes 2009
Jung, Yoonsung D. Johnson Tests for Unequal Treatment Variances In Crossover Design 2009
Ling, Yan P. Nelson Inference for the Intrinsic Separation Among Distributions Which May Differ in Location and Scale 2009
Munasinghe, Wijith J. Neill Cluster Based Lack of Fit Tests for NonLinear Regression Models 2009
Ndum, Edwin G. Gadbury Individual Treatment Effect Heterogeneity In Multiple Time Points Trials 2009
Tang, Zhongwen S. Yang Lof of Logistic Gee Models and Cost Efficient Bayesian Optimal Designs for Nonlinear Combinations of Parameters in Nonlinear Regression Models 2008
Von Borries, George Freitas H. Wang Partition Clustering of High Dimensional Low Sample Size Data Based on P-Values 2008
Zhang , Ke (Kurt) H. Wang Inference of Non-Parametric Hypothesis Testing on High Dimensional Longitudinal Data at its Application in DN Copy Number Variation and Microarray Data Analysis 2008
Liu, Ying S. Yang On Goodness-Of-Fit Of Logistic Regression Model 2007
Bsharat, Rebhi S. J. Higgins Evaluation of nCk Estimators 2007
Fang, Liang D. Johnson An Intra-Class Correlation Model For Under-Replicated Split-Split-Plot Experiments 2005
Kang, Qing P. Nelson Nonparametric Tests for a Size-Biased Sample 2005
Vahl, Chris G. Milliken Algorithms for Constructing D-Optimal Designs for Multilevel Experiments 2005
Lee, Eun-Joo D. Johnson Statistical Analysis Software for Multiplicative Interaction Models 2004
Perrett, Jamis J. Higgins Using Information on the Intra-class Correlation Coefficient for Hypothesis Testing in Unreplicated and Under-replicated Experiments. 2004
Sy, Oumar G. Milliken Multilevel Mediation Analysis: Applications and Estimation 2004
Al-Haj Ebrahem, Mohammed Hassan J. Higgins Nonparametric Accelerated Degradation Models in Life-Testing 2003
McGaughey, Karen J. G. Milliken Variance Testing with Data Depth 2003
Shanga, Gilbert D. Johnson Analysis of Crossover Designs When Treatments Have Unequal Variances 2003
Su, Zhaohui S. Yang Inference on Some Linear Mixed-Effect Models and Testing Lack-of-Fit for Experiments Without Replication 2003
Taylor, Veronica G. Milliken The Use of Three Partial Areas for Establishing Bioequivalence and Estimation of Sample Size for Equivalence Studies 2003
Malone, Chris T. Loughin The Analysis of Location and Dispersion Effects in Unreplicated 2k Factorial Experiments 2002
Zhang, Ying P. Nelson Parameter Estimation in Continuous and Discrete Time Queues Using Queue Length and Waiting Time Data 2001
Bilder, Chris T. Loughin Testing for Marginal Independence with Pick Any/c Variables 2000
Perera, Subashan P. Nelson Autoregressive Time Series Models with Exponential Marginal Distributions 2000
Brown, Duane David J. Neill Multiresponse Lack-of-fit Tests for Non-replicated Data 1999
Chen, Yih-Fen S. Yang Significance Tests for Unreplicated Experiments 1999
McCarter, Kevin P. Nelson Estimation and Prediction for the Birnbaum-saunders Distribution Using Type-ii Censored Samples, with a Comparison to the Inverse Gaussian Distribution 1999
Wang, Yuhua D. Johnson The Analysis of Count Data in a One-way Layout and a New Bivariate Negative Binomial Distribution 1999
Yu, Qifeng S. Yang Fitting Linear Mixed Effects Model with Heterogeneous Correlated Data via Ecm Algorithm 1999
Alhadeed, Abdulla Ahmed S. Yang Models for Step-stress Accelerated Life Testing 1998
Ballou, Lynda D. Johnson Prediction Intervals and Lack-of-fit Tests for Neural Networks 1998
Moore, Terri Lynne G. Milliken Lack-of-fit Tests and Goodness-of-fit Measures for Mixed Models 1998
Strand, Matthew Joseph J. Higgins Extensions in Inference for Lattice-ordered Means: Isotonic Regression and Hypothesis Tests 1998
Butine, Michael David G. Milliken A Comparison of Methods for Analyzing Binomial Data in a Mixed Models Setting 1997
Chartier, Kevin K. G. Milliken & J. Boyer Robust Analysis of Scale 1997
Chen, Shaohsin S. Keller-McNulty Adaptive Local Smoothing Methods for Turbulent Reactive Flow Models 1997
Gibson, Eric William Barnes J. Higgins Goodness of Fit Tests for Composite Hypotheses with Left or Right Censored Data 1997
Lancaster, Vicki S. Keller-McNulty The Use of Inverse Theory on Ill-posed Composite Sampling Problems 1997
Xiong, Chengjie G. Milliken Wavelet Nonparametric Regression and Chaotic Time Series 1997
Al-Zaid, Munther S. Yang Iterative Two-stage Procedures for Fitting Mixed Effects Models 1996
Bond, Marjorie J. Higgins Using Prior Knowledge of the Intraclass Correlation to Increase the Power of Hypothesis Tests for Treatment Means 1996
Curriero, Frank C. P. Nelson The Use of Non-euclidean Distances in Geostatistics 1996
Khamis, Imad J. Higgins A New Model for Step Stress Testing 1996
Sherfey, Brian W. J. Neill Near Replicate Clustering Criteria for Nonreplicated Regression Lack of Fit Tests 1996
Al-Shiha, Abdullah S. Yang Inference for Unreplicated Two-level Factorials and Two-way Classification Experiments 1995
Fergen, Brian James G. Milliken On the Mixed Model Estimator 1995
Mustofa, S. Perng Testing Hypotheses in a Split Plot Design When Some Observations Are Missing 1995
Njuho, Peter G. Milliken Using Mixed Models to Analyze Data from On-farm Trials 1995
Wickremasinghe, Nimal D. Johnson Testing Subhypotheses in the Nonreplicated Three-way Multiplicative Interaction Model 1995
Bain, Patrick Timothy J. Higgins Tests of Hypotheses and Measures of Concordance for Lattice Ordered Means 1994
Chen, Guang S. Keller-McNulty Estimation of Identification Disclosure Risk in Microdata 1994
Fernando, Indrasiri G. Milliken Combined Estimability 1994
Goad, Carla Lynn D. Johnson Multivariate and Mixed Models Analyses of Crossover Designs with More than Two Periods 1994
Choi, Jaesung G. Milliken A Generalized Mixed-effects Model for Categorical Data 1993
Dong, Jian G. Milliken Simultaneous Optimization of Multiple-response Linear Models by Using the Stationary Point Procedure 1993
Chang, Kuo-Hsing J. Higgins A Power Study for One-sided Multivariate Tests 1992
Remmenga, Marta Dee D. Johnson On Inference Procedures in Unbalanced Split-plot Designs 1992
Gan, Gaoxiong J. Neill & G. Milliken A Generalized Moment Generating Function with Application to Extreme Value Distribution Theory 1991
Jayawardene, Uditha Sumedha S. Yang Some Nonparametric Test Procedures for Comparing Two Distribution Functions 1991
Mannan, Muhammad Abdul R. Nassar Test Statistics for Contingency Tables 1991
Tashtoush, Suleiman Mohammed J. Higgins The Small Sample Power of Aligned Rank Transform Tests in Factorial Experimental Designs 1991
Harris, Theodore Robert D. Johnson Prediction of Plant Canopy Temperature Through Remote Sensing in the Presence of Spatial Trend and Spatial Correlation 1990
Hwang, Ching-Chang S. Perng Hypothesis Testing in Linear Models Having a Nested Error Structure 1990
Neogi, Debashis R. Nassar Stochastic, Fractal and Chaotic Modeling of Multiphase Flow Systems 1990
Ogunyemi, Theophilus Olabode P. Nelson Simplified, Two-stage Estimators and a Bayes Type Modification of Maximum Quasi-likelihood Estimators 1990
Tafour, Aly Awad R. Nassar Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Regression Parameters with Randomly Censored Lifetime Data 1990
Chiou, Yow Yeu S. Perng Statistical Procedures for Sampling Inspection Problem 1988
Weerakkody, Govinda Jayanath D. Johnson Multiple Regression Models Having a Nested Error Structure 1988
Chou, Song-Tien R. Nassar Stochastic Modeling and Experimental Analysis of Deep-bed and Semifluidized-bed Filtration 1987
Clason, Dennis Leon G. Milliken Using Moving Averages to Detrend Linear Models 1987
Siepman, Howard R. S. Yang Estimation for the Multiple Response Model Complete and Incomplete Data Arrays 1987
Wasserstein, Ronald L. J. Boyer Robust Permutation Tests for Scale Parameters 1987
Ageli, Ali Husein G. Milliken Residuals and Residual Diagnostics in Non-linear Regression Models 1986
Elamaari, Ali A. S. Yang Two Sample Nonparametric Procedures for Censored and Uncensored Data 1986
Fermin, Jose Simon G. Milliken Noninteractive Mathematical Models for Quantal Responses to Mixtures of Compounds 1986
Bugaighis, Mohamed M. J. Higgins Small Sample Properties of Estimates of Weibull Regression Parameters 1985
Juico (Samaranayake), Yolanda T. D. Johnson Methods of Estimating the Parameters of the Gamma-poisson Marginal Distribution 1985
Johnston, Denise Ann Farha S. Perng Likelihood Ratio and Optimal Rank Test Procedures for Populations with Linearly Related Parameters 1984
Ordonez, Jr., Alfred Abelard Applications of Sequential Methods in Observational Studies 1984
Palacio, June R. Managerial Work in Hospital Dietetic Services: the Effect of Organizational Level and Practice Area 1984
Albohali, Mohamed G. Milliken A Time Series Approach to the Analysis of Repeated Measures Designs 1983
Larson, Linda L. The Effects of Age and Sex on the Perceptions of Student Services by Students in a Community College 1983
Samaranayake, Vanniarachchige Amarasiri D. Johnson Asymptotic Properties of Sample Autocorrelations, Least Squares Estimators and Predictors of Non-stationary Multivariate Time Series 1983
Ash, Katherine Use of Interblock Information in Analysis of Covariance, and Some Repeated Measures Covariance Models 1982
Levy, Martin Stuart S. Perng On Prediction Functions 1982
Neill, James William D. Johnson Testing Regression Function Adequacy Without Replication 1982
Schwenke, James G. Milliken Using a Hold-out Data Set in a Cross-validation Scheme to Test for Instability of Regression Estimates 1982
Khojasteh-Marzlarani, Morteza 1981
McGuire, Stephen A. R. Rubison Discrimination Using Multivariate Bernoulli Random Variables with Applications in Physical Anthropology 1981
Marasinghe, Mervyn G. D. Johnson Testing Subhypotheses in the Multiplicative Interaction Model 1980
Mira, Seham Ismail D. Johnson Interaction in Two-way Covariance Models with One Observation per Cell 1980
Gironella, Ann Inez Nolasco On Some Robust Procedures in the Analysis of Linear Models 1978
Hamito, Desta R. Massar Linkage Disequilibrium: Distributions and Hypotheses Testing 1978
Applebaugh, Gwendolyn Neul A. Dayton Statistical Application to Flavor Profile Analysis and an Iterative Procedure for Analyzing a Two-way Classification 1977
Applebaugh, William Methods of Estimating Parameters of the Distribution of the Diameters of Circles on a Plane Using Random Chord Lengths 1977
Culp, David B. K. Kemp Estimation of Genetic Parameters 1977
Gill, Dhanwant Singh M. Siotani The Doubly Noncentral Distribution of Wilks’ a Statistic and its Application to Multivariate Analysis of Variance 1977
Johnson, Paulette Mae G. Milliken A Two-step Procedure for Analyzing Fixed and Random Effects Nonlinear Models and Nonlinear Errors-in-variable Models 1977
Loschcke, Christian M. Siotani On the Distribution of a Coefficient of Multiple Association 1977
Sebaugh, Jeanne L. G. Milliken The Threshold Point Model 1977
Hussein, Mohammed Taib G. Milliken Analysis of Unbalanced Models Involving Random Effects with Unequal Variances 1976
McGee, Robert Irvin M. Siotani Comparison of the W* and the Z* Procedures in Covariate Discriminant Analysis 1976
Bell, Graydon Willis R. Waller Parameter Estimation in Functional Relationships 1974
Bird, Howard Alan G. Milliken Estimable Functions in the Nonlinear Model 1974
Khorasani, Fariborz G. Milliken Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Non-linear Regression Models 1974
Meier, Robert Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Selection in a Stationary Distribution of Gene Frequencies 1974
Rock, Glenn William R. Waller Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Time Dependent Availability 1974
Wang, Miin-Nan S. Perng Fixed-width Interval Estimation after Preliminary Test 1974
Yamashita, Donald Kenji Hypothesis Testing in Nonlinear Models Using Linear Analysis 1974
Asrabadi, Badiollah Rostami R. Waller Development of a Bivariate Double Exponential Model and Discrimination among Bivariate Probability Models 1973
Bowser, Robert Dwight S. Perng On the Equality of Means of Two Normal Distributions with Equal Coefficients of Variation 1973
Campbell, Robert Allen G. Milliken Analysis of a Class of Nonlinear Mixed Models 1973
Chase, Ronald Gene R. Waller Inference Techniques for Truncated Binomial Distributions of the Lower Type 1973
Heltshe, James F. R. Waller A Modified Birth-death Model for Population Growth and Regulation 1973
Higa, Isamu A. Feyerherm Waiting Times for the (S-1,s) Inventory Model 1973
Hobbs, Jr., Gerald R. W. Conover Some Results on the Theory of Rank Tests for Two or More Samples from Categorical Populations 1973
Iman, Ronald L. W. Conover On the Distribution Functions of Rank Statistics under the Null and Alternative Hypotheses for the One- and Two-sample Problems, and the Two-way Classification Model with Interaction 1973
Rodriguez, Luis Hernan C. L. McDonald Moment Generating Function and Moments of a Wishart Matrix with Related Problems in Manova 1973
Bement, Thomas Robert G. Milliken Estimation in an Incomplete Block Design When Block Effects Are Random and Correlated 1972
Chou, Charissa Jar-Rong Ka M. Siotani An Asymptotic Expansion of the Non-null Distribution of the Ratio of Two Hotelling’s Generalized FUNC {T _o ^2 } - Statistics 1972
Coyne, Lolafaye A. Feyerherm A Relationship Between Hierarchical Factor Structure and Patterned Matrices of the Compound Symmetric Type 1972
Duncan, Janet Lee R. Waller The Poisson Process Applied to the Study of Leukemia in Time and Space 1972
Geng, Shu M. Siotani Distributions with a Finite Number of Maximum Latent Roots of Manova Matrices 1972
Groves, John Edward S. Perng On Partitioning a Set of Populations with Respect to a Control 1972
Machado, Arlette Lourdes A. Feyerherm Some Probability Distributions for Customer Mailing Times 1972
Machado, Leopoldo Alberto G. Milliken Non-linear Treatment by Treatment Interaction Models 1972
Scott, Larry R. Nassar The Effect of Variable Migration and Variable Selection Intensity on the Decrease of Genetic Correlation with Distance 1972
Debruin, Robert Lee G. Milliken Testing Hypotheses for Nonlinear Models 1971
Eklund, Darrel Lee R. Waller On Cluster Sampling 1971
Ison, Marietta M. G. Milliken Extensions of the Linear Model for Categorical Data 1971
Bandes, Stephan W. Conover Average Error Probabilities in Composite Hypothesis Testing Situations 1970
Ison, Norberto T. A. Feyerherm A Distribution Function for Amount of Precipitation During a Wet Spell 1970
Keith, Lonnie Williams W. Conover Nearly Distribution-free Tests for Equal Variances in Two Populations When the Means Are Unknown 1970
Knowles, Walter Eaton A Feyerherm Optimal Equally-spaced Designs for Polynomial Models 1970
Cook, Dennis Leon 1970
Beckman, Richard Joseph U. Banujic Randomized Spring Balance Weighing Designs 1969
Carr, Raymond N. R. Nassar Effects of Selection and Random Sampling on the Probability of and the Expected Time to Fixation of a Favorable Allele 1969
Chiang, Chi-Yung S. Zacks Bayes Sequential Control Procedures Against a Possible Shift in the Mean of a Normal Distribution at Unknown Time Points 1969
Grosh, Doris Lloyd S. Zacks Bayes One- and Two-stage Stratified Sampling Schemes for Finite Populations with Beta-binomial Prior Distributions 1969
Krueger, David Donald A. Feyerherm Distribution of Due-out Times for Recoverable Items 1969
Lohrding, Ronald Keith W. Conover Likelihood Ratio Tests of Equal Means When the Variances Are Heterogeneous 1969
Stephenson, Hal Warren A. Feyerherm The Role of Covariance in the Analysis of Autocorrelation Stationary Stochastic Processes 1969
Worthley, Reginald Gerald U. Banujic On the Use of Finite Algebras in the Construction of Confounding Plans for Mixed Factorial Experiments 1969
Johnston, James William W. Conover A Distribution-free Test of Interaction for Rxc Factorial Experiments with One Observation per Cell 1968
Lee, Sung-Wook S. Zacks Nonparametric Procedure for Testing a Possible Change in Continuous Distribution Laws at an Unknown Time Point 1968
Lentner, Marvin Meinrad S. Zacks Application of Generalized Inverses for the Optimal Design and Analysis of Randomized Fractional Replicates 1967