University of Pittsburgh

Faculty

Satish Iyengar

Satish Iyengar
Professor and Chair

2730 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-8341

http://www.stat.pitt.edu/si/

Dr. Iyengar shares his appointment with the Department of Psychiatry.

Education:

  • PhD, Statistics, Stanford University, 1982
  • BA, Mathematics, Harvard University, 1978

Research Interests:

  • Stochastic models
  • Meta-analysis
  • Multivariate analysis and distribution
  • Applications in neuroscience
  • Spike train data analysis

Courses:

  • STAT 2712, Probability Theory 2, Spring 2009
  • STAT 2711, Probability Theory 1, Fall 2008
  • STAT 2381, Supervised Statistical Consulting, Spring 2008
  • STAT 2391, Advances in Applied Statistics 1, Fall 2007

Selected Publications:

  • Czanner, G., Gruen, S., Iyengar, S. (2005). Theory of the snowflake plot and its relations to higher-order analysis methods. Neural Computation, 17, 1456-1479.
  • Krimer, L., Zaitsev, A., Czanner, G., Kroner, S., Gonzalez-Burgos, G., Povysheva, N., Iyengar, S., Barrioneuvo, G., Lewis, D. (2005). Clusteranalysis-based physiological classification and morphological properties of inhibitory neurons in layers 2-3 of monkey dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94(5), 3009-3022.
  • Iyengar, S., Liao, Q. (1997). Modeling neural activity using the generalized inverse Gaussian distribution. Biological Cybernetics, 77, 289--295.
  • Bridge, J., Iyengar, S., Salary, C., Barbe, R., Birmaher, B., Pincus, H., Ren, L., Brent, D. (2007). Balancing efficacy and risk in the use of pediatric antidepressant treatment: A meta-analysis of clinical response and risk for reported suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in randomized placebo-controlled trials. Journal of the American Medical Association, 297(15), 1683-1696.