Yu Cheng

Associate Professor and Interim Chair

1818 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

(412) 648-1851

yucheng@pitt.edu

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(412) 648-8814

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Biography

2013-present: Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh

2016-present: Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics (secondary), University of Pittsburgh

2006-2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh

2006-2017: Assistant and Associate professor, Department of Psychiatry  (joint), University of Pittsburgh

 

Education

  • PhD Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison
  • MS Statistics, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BS Statistics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei

Research Interests

  • Dynamic treatment strategies and Sequential multiple assignment randomized trials
  • Biomarker evaluation
  • Statistical methods in neuroimaging and brain networks
  • Association and regression analyses of competing risks data
  • Quantile Association
  • Adaptive design
  • Classification and discriminant analysis
  • Applications to psychiatric studies
  • Cystic fibrosis

Courses

  • STAT 200 Basic Applied Statistics, Fall 2008
  • STAT 1000 Applied Statistical Methods, Fall 2010, 2012
  • STAT 1631 / 2630 Intermediate Probability, Fall 2011
  • STAT 1632 Intermediate Mathematical Statistics, Spring 2008, 2012
  • STAT 2131 Applied Statistical Methods I, Fall 2009, 2015
  • STAT 2132 Applied Statistical Methods II, Spring 2014, 2015
  • STAT 2261 / BIOST 2054 Survival Analysis, Spring 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017