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Yan Sun Ph.D.

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Mathematics and Statistics

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Animal Science (ANSC) 310
DialPhone: (435) 797-2861
SendEmail: yan.sun@usu.edu


Educational Background

MS, Statistics, University of Cincinnati, 2014
PhD, Mathematics, (Statistics), University of Cincinnati, 2011
BS, Mathematics, Fundan University, 2005

Awards

The Henry Laws Fellowship Award, 2011

Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Best Paper Award, 2011

International Association of Information and Management Sciences

Student/Young Researcher Best Paper Award, 2010

Risk Section of the American Statistical Association

Taft Graduate Student Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati

University Graduate Scholarship, Teaching Assitantship, and Enhanced Taft Fellowship, 2009

University of Cincinnati

People Scholarship, 2003

Department of Mathematics, Fundan University, China

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Sun, Y., Lin, C., Linear regression for interval-valued data in K_C(R): Linear Regression: Models, Analysis and Applications. Nova Science Publishers

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Sun, Y., (2017). Asymptotic tests for interval-valued means. Statistics and Probability Letters, 121, 70-77.
        • Chang, M., Maguire, M., Sun, Y., Eliminating Human Bias from Explanatory Variable Selection for Bridge Management Systems. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems
        • Gao, R., Sun, Y., Ralescu, D., (2016). Order statistics of uncertain random variables with application to k-out-of-n system. Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, doi: 10.1007/s10700-016-9245-9
        • Sun, Y., (2016). Linear regression with interval-valued data. WIREs Computational Statistics, 8, 54-60.
        • Sang, H., Sun, Y., (2015). Simultaneous sparse model selection and coefficient estimation for heavy-tailed autoregressive processes. Statistics, 49:1, 187-208.
        • Gillies, R.R, Chung, O., DeRose, J., Wang, S., Sun, Y., (2015). Added value from 576 years of tree-ring records in the prediction of the Great Salt Lake level. Journal of Hydrology, 529, 962-968.
        • Sun, Y., Ralescu, D., (2015). A normal hierarchical model and minimum contrast estimation for random intervals. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 67, 313-333.
        • Gillies, R.R, Wang, S., Sun, Y., Chung, O., (2013). Supportive empirical modeling for the forecast of monsoon precipitation in Nepal. International Journal of Climatology, 33, 3047-3054. doi: DOI: 10.1002/joc.3649
        • Sun, Y., (2012). Modeling long-memory time series with sparse autoregressive processes. Journal of Uncertain Systems, 6:4, 289-298.
        • Sun, Y., Lin, X., (2012). Regularization for stationary multivariate time series. Quantitative Finance, 12:4, 573-586.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  STAT 6720 - Mathematical Statistics II, Spring 2017

                  STAT 6710 - Mathematical Statistics I, Fall 2016

                  STAT 6910 - Seminar in Statistics, Fall 2016

                  MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Fall 2015

                  MATH 5720 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Spring 2015

                  STAT 6720 - Mathematical Statistics II, Spring 2015

                  STAT 6710 - Mathematical Statistics I, Fall 2014

                  STAT 6910 - Seminar in Statistics, Fall 2014

                  STAT 5810 - Topics in Statistics, Fall 2014

                  MATH 5720 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Spring 2014

                  STAT 6180 - Time Series, Fall 2013

                  MATH 5810 - Topics in Mathematics, Fall 2013

                  MATH 5720 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Spring 2013

                  MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Fall 2012

                  STAT 6710,7710 - Mathematical Statistics I, Fall 2012

                  STAT 6820 - Topics in Statistics (Topic), Spring 2012

                  STAT 6710,7710 - Mathematical Statistics I, Fall 2011

                  STAT 6180 - Time Series, Fall 2011


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Brennan Bean, Mathematics & Statistics
                  Chih-Ching Yeh,
                  Eric McKinney,
                  Isaac Blackhurst, Mathematics & Statistics, May 2013