Jon A. Wellner
Address
Statistics Department
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195
Phone: (206) 5436207
Email: jaw@stat.washington.edu
Education

Ph.D. Statistics, University of Washington, 1975

B.S. Mathematics, University of Idaho, 1968.
Permanent Employment
 Professor Emeritus of Statistis, University of Washington, 2020 
 Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Washington, 19832020
 Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Rochester, 19791983
 Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Rochester, 19751979
Temporary Employment and Visits
 Saw Swee Hock Visiting Professor of Statistics,
National University of Singapore, WinterSpring, 2019
 Visiting Professor of Statistics,
University of Heidelberg, 20112012
 Visiting Professor of Statistics,
Free University of Amsterdam, 20042005

Stieltjes Visiting Professor,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1999
 Visiting Professor of Statistics,
University of Leiden, 19871988
 Visiting Professor of Mathematics, Ludwig Maximillians Universitaet, Munich 19801981
Fellowships and Awards
 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, 19801981.
 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation
Fellow, 19871988.
 IMS Medallion Lecture,
Western Regional Meeting of the IMS, Corvallis, Oregon, June, 1992.

Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion, July 30, 2010.
Order of the Netherlands Lion  official website

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Prize,
20112012 .

Senior Noether Award, 2011.

IMS Le Cam Lecture, IMS Meeting and JSM, Seattle, Washington, August, 2015.
 Lucien Le Cam Lecturer,
Journee de Statistique,
Societe Francais de Statistique, May 29  June 2, 2017
Avignon, France
Memberships
Editorial Service
 CoEditor, Annals of Statistics, 20012003
 Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, 198388; 19921994
 IMS Executive Editor, Statistics Surveys, 20072009
 Associate Editor, Probability Theory and Related Fields, 20072010
 Associate Editor, Bernoulli, 2010
 Series CoEditor,
Selected Works in Probability and Statistics, 20092011
 Editor,
Statistical Science, 20112013
 Associate Editor,
Statistica Neerlandica, 20152016 .
Selected Professional Activities
 External Review Committee for Statistics at Iowa State University, 2006
 IMS
Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 20072010.
 IMS Program Secretary, 19941997
 IMS President, 20162017

Empirical Processes with Applications to Statistics
(with Galen R. Shorack).
Wiley, New York, 1986
Reprinted by
SIAM, 2009.
Zbl 1171.62057

Information Bounds and Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimation
(with Piet Groeneboom). DMV Seminar 19. Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, 1992.

Efficient and Adaptive Estimation for Semiparametric Models
(with Peter J. Bickel, Chris A. J. Klaassen, and Ya'acov Ritov).
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1993.

Weak Convergence and Empirical Processes, With Applications to Statistics
(with Aad W. van der Vaart). SpringerVerlag, New York, 1996.
Publications
Also see
Google scholar,
Academia.edu,
Research Gate,
and the
arXiv

Hardy's inequality and its descendants: a probability approach.
With Chris A. J. Klaassen,
Electronic Journal of Probability 26 (2021), article no.142, 134.
arXiv:2006.11818v2.

Stein 1956: Efficient nonparametric testing and estimation
With Aad van der Vaart, Annals of Statistics 49 (2021) 1836  1849.
Math Reviews 4319232

Bounding distributional errors via density ratios
With Lutz Duembgen and Richard J. Samworth.
Bernoulli 27 (2021), 818  852.
arXiv:1905.03009.
Math Reviews 4255217

Bis*concave distributions.
With Nilanjana Laha and Zhen Miao,
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 215 (2021), 127  157.
arXiv:2006.03989.pdf.
Math Reviews 4236472

The density ratio of generalized binomial versus Poisson distributions.
With Lutz Duembgen.
Statistics and Probability Letters 165 (2020).
Available as
arXiv:1910.03444v4.
Math Reviews 4118941

Complex sampling designs: uniform limit theorems and applications.
With Qiyang Han. Annals of Statistics 49 (2021), 459485.
Available as
arXiv:1905.12824,
Math Reviews 4206686

Nonparametric estimation of the lifetime and disease onset distributions for a survivalsacrifice model.
Electronic Journal of Statistics 13 (2019), 3195–3242.
With A.E. Gomes and Piet Groeneboom.
Math Reviews 4010597

Univariate logconcave density estimation with symmetry or modal constraints.
Electronic Journal of Statistics 13 (2019), 23912461.
With Charles R. Doss.
Math Reviews 3983344;
arXiv:1611.10335

Inference for the mode of a logconcave density.
Supplement
Annals of Statistics 47 (2019), 29502976.
With Charles R. Doss.
Math Reviews 3988778;
arXiv:1611.10348v3

On the isoperimetric constant, covariance inequalities and L_p Poincare inequalities
in dimension one.
Bernoulli 25 (2019), 17941815.
With Adrien Saumard.
Math Reviews 3961231;
arXiv:1711.00668

Convergence rates of least squares regression estimators with
heavy tailed errors.
Supplement.
Annals of Statistics 47 (2019), 2286  2319.
With Qiyang (Roy) Han.
Math Reviews 3953452;
arXiv:1706.02410

Efron's monotonicity property for measures on R^2.
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 166 (2018), 212  224.
With Adrien Saumard.
Math Reviews 3799644;
arXiv:1707.04472

Entropy of convex functions on R^d.
Constructive Approx. 46 (2017), 565  592.
With Fuchang Gao.
Math Reviews 3735701;
arXiv:1502.01752

The BennettOrlicz norm.
Sankhya A 79 (2017), 355  383.
Math Reviews 3707425;
dx.doi.org/dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1317101701084;
arXiv:1703.01721

Exponential bounds for the hypergeometric distribution.
Bernoulli 23 (2017), 19111950.
With Evan Greene.
Math Reviews 3624882;
dx.doi.org/10.3150/15BEJ800.
arXiv:1507.08298

A law of the iterated logarithm for Grenander's estimator.
Stochastic Processes and their Applications 126 (2016), 38543864.
doi.org/10.1016/j.spa.2016.04.012
With Lutz Duembgen and Malcolm Wolff.
Math Reviews 3565482;
arXiv:1502.00320v1

Finite sampling inequalities: an application to twosample
KolmogorovSmirnov statistics.
Stochastic Processes and their Applications 126 (2016), 37013715.
doi.org/10/1016/j.spa.2016.05.020
With Evan Greene.
Math Reviews 3565473;
arXiv:1502.00342

On convex least squares estimation when the truth is linear.
Electronic Journal of Statistics 10 (2016), 171  209.
With Yining Chen.
Math Reviews 3217435;
Zbl 06549018.
arXiv:1411.4626v2

Approximation and estimation of sconcave densities via Renyi divergences.
Supplement
Annals of Statistics 44 (2016), 1332  1359.
With Qiyang (Roy) Han.
Math Reviews 3485962;
arXiv:1505.00379.

Global rates of convergence of the MLEs of logconcave and sconcave densities.
Supplement
Annals of Statistics 44 (2016), 954981.
With Charles Doss.
Math Reviews 3485950;
arXiv:1306.1438v2

Zestimation and stratified samples: application to survival models
Lifetime Data Analysis 21 (2015), 493516.
With Norman Breslow and Jie Hu.
Math Reviews 3397503;
Zbl 06563731.
Preprint version.
The final publication is available at Springer via
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1098501493175.

Logconcavity and strong logconcavity: a review
Statistics Surveys 8 (2014), 45114.
(with Adrien Saumard).
Math Reviews 3290441;
Zbl 063862738.

An excursion approach to maxima of the Brownian bridge
Stochastic Processes and their Applications
124 (2014), 31063120.
(with Mihael Perman).
Zbl 06338768;
Math Reviews 3217435

Information bounds for Gaussian copulas
Bernoulli 20 (2014), 604622.
(with Peter Hoff and Xiaoyue Maggie Niu).
Zbl 06291815;
Math Reviews 3178511

Chernoff's density is logconcave
Bernoulli 20 (2014), 231244.
(with Fadoua Balabdaoui).
Zbl 06282549;
Math Reviews 3160580

A general semiparametric Zestimation approach for casecohort studies
Statistica Sinica 23 (2013), 11551180.
(with Bin Nan).
Zbl 06202702;
Math Reviews 3114709

Weighted likelihood estimation under twophase sampling;
Electronic supplement
Annals of Statistics 41 (2013), 269295.
(with Takumi Saegusa).
Zbl 06168779;
Math Reviews 3059418

Global rates of convergence of the MLE for multivariate interval censoring
Electronic Journal of Statistics 7 (2013), 364380.
(with Fuchang Gao).
Math Reviews 3020425;
Zbl 06167940

Nonparametric estimation of multivariate scale mixtures of uniform densities
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 107 (2012), 7189.
(with Marios Pavlides).
Math Reviews 2890434;
Zbl 06031339

Squaring the circle and cubing the sphere: circular and spherical copulas
Symmetry 3 (2011), 574599.
(with Michael Perlman).
Math Reviews 2845299;
Math Reviews 2012h:62203

A local maximal inequality under uniform entropy
Electronic Journal of Statistics 5 (2011), 192203.
(with Aad van der Vaart).
Math Reviews 2792551;
Math Reviews 2012k:60067

Nonparametric estimation of multivariate convextransformed densities
Annals of Statistics 38 (2010), 37513781.
(with Arseni Seregin).
Supplementary material
Math Reviews 2766867;
Math Reviews 2012b:62126;
Zbl 1204.62058

How many Laplace transforms of probability measures are there?
Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 138 (2010), 43314344.
(with Fuchang Gao and Wenbo Li).
Math Reviews 268059;
Math Reviews 2012a:46141;
Zbl 1206.60020

On the Grenander estimator at zero.
Statistica Sinica 21 (2011), 873899.
(with Fadoua Balabdaoui, Hanna Jankowski, Marios Pavlides, and Arseni Seregin).
Math Reviews 2829859;
Math Reviews 2012e:62093;
Zbl 1214.62037

Estimation of a kmonotone density:
characterizations, consistency and minimax lower bounds.
Statistica Neerlandica 64 (2010), 4570.
(with Fadoua Balabdaoui).
Math Reviews 2830965

Nemirovski's inequalities revisited.
American Mathematical Monthly
117 (2010), 138160.
(with Lutz Duembgen, Sara van de Geer, and Mark Veraar)
Math Reviews 2590193;
Math Reviews 2011b:60017;
Zbl 05822205

Estimation of a discrete monotone distribution.
Electronic Journal of Statistics 3 (2009), 15671605. (with Hanna Jankowski)
Math Reviews 2578839;
Math Reviews 2011e:62040

Nonparametric estimation of a convex bathtubshaped hazard function.
Bernoulli 15 (2009), 10101035. (with Hanna Jankowski)
Math Reviews 2597581;
Math Reviews 2011c:62103;
Zbl 05816130

On the rate of convergence of the maximum likelihood estimator of a kmonotone density.
Science in China Series A: Mathematics 52 (2009), 114.
(with Fuchang Gao)
Math Reviews 2520591;
Math Reviews 2010i:62094;
Zbl 1176.62031

Limit distribution theory for maximum likelihood estimation of a logconcave
density.
Ann. Statist. 37 (2009), 12991331.
(with Kaspar Rufibach and Fadoua Balabdaoui)
Math Reviews 2509075;
Math Reviews 2010h:62290;
Zbl 1160.62008;
arXiv:0708.3400

Computation of nonparametric convex hazard estimators via profile methods.
J. Nonparametric Statistics 21 (2009), 505518. (with Hanna Jankowski)
Math Reviews 2571725;
Math Reviews 2011h:62113;
Zbl 1161.62014

The support reduction algorithm for computing nonparametric function
estimates in mixture models.
Scand. J. Statist. 35 (2008), 385399.
(with G. Jongbloed and P. Groeneboom)
Math Reviews 2446726,
Math Reviews 2009m:62115;
Zbl 1199.65017;
arXiv:math.ST/0405511

A Ztheorem with estimated nuisance parameters
and correction note for `Weighted likelihood
for semiparametric models and twophase stratified samples, with application to Cox regression'.
Scand. J. Statist. 35 (2008), 186192. (with Norman Breslow)
Math Reviews 2391566;
Zbl 1164.62012

Inconsistency of the MLE for the joint distribution of intervalcensored survival times
and continuous marks.
Scand. J. Statist. 35 (2008), 83103. (with Marloes Maathuis)
Math Reviews 2391560;
Math Reviews 2009e:62392;
Zbl 1164.62076
arXiv:0509084

Current status data with competing risks: limiting distribution of the MLE.
Ann. Statist. 36 (2008), 10641089. (with Piet Groeneboom and Marloes Maathuis)
Math Reviews 2418649,
Math Reviews 2009j:62127;
Zbl 1216.62047

Current status data with competing risks: consistency and rates of convergence of the MLE.
Ann. Statist. 36 (2008), 10311063. (with Piet Groeneboom and Marloes Maathuis)
Math Reviews 2418648,
Math Reviews 2009h:62039;
Zbl 05294964

Estimation of a kmonotone density: limit distribution theory and the spline connection.
Ann. Statist. 35 (2007), 25362564. (with Fadoua Balabdaoui)
Math Reviews 2382657;
Math Reviews 2009b:62077;
Zbl 1129.62019

Goodnessoffit tests via phidivergences.
Ann. Statist. 35 (2007), 20182053. (with Leah Jager)
Math Reviews 2363962;
Math Reviews 2009a:62200;
Zbl 1126.62030

Two likelihoodbased semiparametric estimation methods for panel count data with
covariates.
Ann. Statist. 35 (2007), 21062142. (with Ying Zhang)
Math Reviews 2363965;
Math Reviews 2009c:62068;
Zbl 1126.62084

Entropy estimate for high dimensional monotonic functions.
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 98 (2007), 17511764.
(with Fuchang Gao)
Math Reviews 2392431;
Math Reviews 2009a:62140;
Zbl pre05242920;
arXiv:0512641

Weighted likelihood for semiparametric models and twophase stratified samples,
with application to Cox regression.
Scand. J. Statist. 34 (2007), 86  102. (with Norman Breslow)
Math Reviews 2325244;
Zbl pre05220320

Confidence intervals for current status data.
Scand. J. Statist. 32 (2005), 404  425.
(with Moulinath Banerjee).
Math Reviews 2204627;
Zbl 1070.62087

Information bounds for Cox regression models with missing data.
Ann. Statist. 32 (2004), 723  753.
(with Bin Nan and Mary Emond).
Math Reviews 2005c:62032;
Zbl 1097.62097;
arXiv:math.ST/0406452

Large sample theory for semiparametric regression models with twophase
outcome dependent sampling.
Ann. Statist. 31 (2003), 11101139.
(with B. McNeney and N. Breslow).
Via the Berkeley Electronic Press
Math Reviews 2004m:62103;
Zbl 1105.62335

Asymptotic analysis of (3,2,1)Shellsort.
Random Structures and Algorithms 21 (2002), 59  75.
(with R. T. Smythe).
Math Reviews 2004m:68299;
Zbl 1037.68049

Computing the covariance of two Brownian area integrals.
Statistica Neerl. 56 (2002), 101  109.
(with Robert Smythe).
Math Reviews 2003b:62146;
Zbl 1090.65512

Likelihood ratio tests for monotone functions.
Ann. Statist. 29 (2001), 1699  1731.
(with Moulinath Banerjee).
Math Reviews 2003c:62072;
Zbl 1043.62037

Estimation of a convex function: characterizations and asymptotic
theory .
Ann. Statist. 29 (2001), 1653  1698.
(with Piet Groeneboom and Geurt Jongbloed).
Math Reviews 2003a:62047;
Zbl 1043.62027

A canonical process for estimation of convex functions: the
``invelope'' of integrated Brownian motion + t^{4 } .
Ann. Statist. 29 (2001), 1620  1652.
(with Piet Groeneboom and Geurt Jongbloed).
Math Reviews 2003c:62075;
Zbl 1043.62026

Consistency of semiparametric maximum likelihood estimators for
twophase, outcome dependent sampling.
Canad. J. Statist. 29 (2001), 269  288.
(with A.W. van der Vaart).
Math Reviews 2002g:62039;
Zbl 0976.62017

Stochastic analysis of shell sort.
Algorithmica 31 (2001), 442457.
(with Robert Smythe).
Math Reviews 2002h:68041;
Zbl 1064.68034

Computing Chernoff's distribution.
J. Comp. Graphical Statist. 10 (2001), 388  400.
(with Piet Groeneboom).
Math Reviews 1939706

Two estimators of the mean of a counting process
with panel count data.
Ann. Statist. 28 (2000), 779  814.
(with Ying Zhang).
Math Reviews 2001i:62038 ;
Zbl 1105.62372

On the semiparametric efficiency of logistic regression under
casecontrol sampling.
Bernoulli 6 (2000), 447  455.
(with N. E. Breslow and J. M. Robins).
Math Reviews 2001c:62053;
Zbl 0965.62033

Current status regression.
Mathematical Methods of Statistics 8 (1999), 407425.
(with S.A. Murphy and A. W. van der Vaart).
Math Reviews 2001a:62126;
Zbl 1033.62021

Integrated Brownian motion, conditioned to be positive.
Ann. Probability 27 (1999), 1283  1303.
(with Piet Groeneboom and Geurt Jongbloed).
Math Reviews 2000i:60092;
Zbl 0983.60078

Uniform convergence in some limit theorems for multiple
particle systems.
Stoch. Processes and their Applic. 72 (1997), 47  72.
(with Evarist Giné).
Math Reviews 99c:60042;
Zbl 0942.60015

Necessary and sufficient conditions for weak consistency of the median of
independent but not identically distributed random variables.
Ann. Statistics 26 (1998), 672  691.
(with Ivan Mizera).
Math Reviews 99d:62020;
Zbl 0934.62052

A hybrid algorithm for computation
of the NPMLE from censored data.
J. Amer. Statist. Assoc. 92 (1997), 945  959.
(with Yihui Zhan).
Math Reviews 98f:62114;
Zbl 0889.62026

Efficient Estimation in the Bivariate Normal Copula Model:
Normal Margins are LeastFavorable.
Bernoulli 3 (1997), 55  77.
(with C.A.J. Klaassen).
Math Reviews 98m:62102;
Zbl 0877.62055

On the distribution of Brownian areas.
Ann. Appl. Probability 6 (1996), 1091  1111.
(with M. Perman).
Math Reviews 97m:60119;
Zbl 0870.60035

Asymptotic normality of the NPMLE of the mean for interval censored data,
case I.
Statistica Neerlandica 49 (1995), 153  163.
(with Jian Huang).
Math Reviews 96g:62072;
Zbl 0832.62029

Inefficient estimators of the bivariate survival function
for three models.
Ann. Inst. Henri Poincaré 31 (1995), 545  597.
(with Richard Gill and Mark van der Laan).
Math Reviews 96f:62060;
Zbl 0855.62024

Estimation of a monotone density or monotone hazard under
random censoring.
Scand. J. Statist. 22 (1995), 3  33.
(with Jian Huang).
Math Reviews 96h:62068;
Zbl 0827.62032

Covariance formulas via marginal martingales.
Statistica Neerlandica, 48 (1994), 201  207.
Math Reviews 96b:62158;
Zbl 0829.62097

Exchangeably weighted bootstraps of the general empirical process.
Ann. Probability 21 (1993), 2053  2086.
(with Jens Praestgaard).
Math Reviews 94k:60054;
Zbl 0792.62038

Existence and consistency of maximum likelihood in upgraded
mixture models.
J. Mult. Anal. 43 (1992),
133  146.
(with Aad van der Vaart).
Math Reviews 93j:62140;
Zbl 0752.62026

Empirical Processes in Action: A Review.
Int. Statistical Review 60 (1992), 247  269.
Zbl 757.62028

Uniform Donsker classes of functions.
Ann. Probability 20 (1992), 1983  2030.
(with Anne Sheehy).
Math Reviews 94f:60039;
Zbl 0763.60012

Efficient estimation of linear functionals of
a probability measure P with known marginal distributions.
Ann. Statist. 19 (1991), 1316  1346.
(with Peter Bickel and Ya'acov Ritov).
Math Reviews 92i:62064;
Zbl 0742.62034

A characterization of weak convergence of weighted multivariate empirical
processes.
Acta. Sci. Math. 52 (1988), 191  205.
(with J. H. J. Einmahl and F. H. Ruymgaart).
Math Reviews 89g:60120;
Zbl 0655.60018

Large sample theory of empirical distributions in biased sampling models.
Ann. Statist. 16 (1988), 1069  1112.
(with Richard Gill and Yehuda Vardi).
Math Reviews 89i:62061;
Zbl 0668.62024

A heavy censoring limit theorem for the product limit estimator.
Ann. Statist. 13 (1985),
150162.
Math Reviews 86f #62071,
Zbl 0609.62061

Some properties of weighted multivariate empirical processes.
Statistics and Decisions 2 (1984),
199223.
(with F. H. Ruymgaart)
Math Reviews 87i:60028;
Zbl 0548.60023

Strong limit theorems for oscillation moduli of the uniform empiricial
process.
Z. Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie verw. Gebiete 65 (1983),
8397.
(with David M. Mason and G. R. Shorack)
Math Reviews 85f #60048;
Zbl 0506.60025

Significance points for some tests of uniformity on the sphere.
J. Statist. Comp. Simul. 17 (1983),
195218.
(with J. Keilson, D. Petrondas, and U. Sumita)
Math Reviews 86c #62065;
Zbl 0533.62046

Information and asymptotic efficiency in parametricnonparametric models.
Ann. Statist. 11 (1983),
432452.
(with Janet M. Begun, W. J. Hall, and WeiMin Huang)
Math Reviews 85k #62066;
Zbl 0526.62045

Asymptotic optimality of the product limit estimator.
Ann. Statist. 10 (1982), 595602.
Math Reviews 84d #62095;
Zbl 0489.62036

Limit theorems and inequalities for the uniform empirical process
indexed by intervals.
Ann. Probability 10 (1982),
639652.
(with G. R. Shorack)
Math Reviews 84f #60041;
Zbl 0497.60026

A GlivenkoCantelli theorem for empirical measures of independent
but not identically distributed random variables.
Stochastic Processes and Their Applications 11 (1981),
309312.
Math Reviews 82k #60054;
Zbl 0458.60023

Confidence bands for a survival curve from censored data.
Biometrika 67 (1980),
133143.
(with W. J. Hall)
Math Reviews 81i #62083;
Zbl 0423.62078

The rate of convergence in law of the maximum of an exponential sample.
Statistica Neerlandica 33 (1979), 151154.
(with W. J. Hall)
Math Reviews 80k #60029;
Zbl 0417.62013

Permutation tests for directional data.
Ann. Statist. 7 (1979), 929964.
Math Reviews 80h #62036;
Zbl 0417.62044

Limit theorems for the ratio of the empirical distribution function to
the true distribution function.
Z. Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie verw. Gebiete 45 (1978),
7388.
Math Reviews 58 #31356;
Zbl 0382.60031

A strong invariance theorem for the strong law of large numbers.
Ann. Probability 6 (1978), 673679.
Math Reviews 58 #2999;
Zbl 0377.60034

Oscillating Brownian motion.
J. Appl. Prob. 15 (1978), 300310.
(with J. Keilson)
Math Reviews 57 #14164;
Zbl 0391.60072

A law of the iterated logarithm for functions of order statistics.
Ann. Statist. 5 (1977), 481494.
Math Reviews 55 #9244;
Zbl 0365.62046

Linear bounds for the empirical distribution function.
Ann. Probability 6 (1978), 349353.
(with G. R. Shorack)
Math Reviews 57 #7743;
Zbl 0376.60034

Distributions related to linear bounds for the empirical distribution
function.
Ann. Statist. 5 (1977), 10031016.
Math Reviews 56 #16873;
Zbl 0368.62027

A GlivenkoCantelli theorem and strong laws of large numbers for functions
of order statistics.
Ann. Statist. 5 (1977), 473480.
Correction, Ann. Statist. 6 1394.
Math Reviews 58 #31359a,b;
Zbl 0365.62045

A martingale inequality for the empirical process.
Ann. Probability 5 (1977), 303308.
Math Reviews 55 #9243;
Zbl 0369.60051
Former Doctoral Students
(also see Jon W. at Mathematics Genealogy Project)

Nilanjana Laha, Statistics:
Estimation and Testing under Shape Constraints
(Finished August 2019; PostDoc, Harvard University, Biostatistics).

Qiyang (Roy) Han
Statistics: Topics on Least Squares Estimation
(Finished July 2018; Assistant Professor, Rutgers University).

Evan Greene
Statistics: Finite sampling exponential bounds.
(Finished July 2016).

Charles Doss (Statistics):
Shape constrained inference for concavetransformed densities and their modes.
(Finished July 2013; Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota).

Takumi Saeguesa (Biostatistics):
Weighted likelihood estimation under twophase sampling.
(Finished August 2012; Assistant Professor, University of Maryland).

Arseni Seregin (Statistics):
Convex analysis methods in shape constrained estimation.
(Finished May 2010; Goldman Sachs).

Marios Pavlides (Statistics):
Nonparametric estimation of multivariate monotone densities.
(Finished June 2008).

Marloes Maathuis (Statistics; joint with Piet Groeneboom, Delft):
Nonparametric estimation for current status data with competing risks.
(Finished June 2006; Professor of Statistics, ETH Zurich).

Leah Jager (Statistics): Goodnessoffit statistics based on phidivergences.
(Finished June, 2006; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, U.S. Naval Academy, Anapolis).

Hao Liu (Biostatistics):
Semiparametric marginal mean models
for multivariate counting processes.
(Finished August 2004). Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, D. L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor University. 
Fadoua Balabdaoui (Statistics):
Nonparametric estimation of a kmonotone density: a new
asymptotic distribution theory.
(Finished May 2004). Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Paris  Dauphine.

Shuguang Song (Statistics):
Estimation with bivariate intervalcensored data.
(Finished December 2001).

Bin Nan (Biostatistics):
Information bounds and efficient estimates for twophase
designs with lifetime data.
(Finished July 2001).
Professor, University of California, Irvine, Statistics.

Moulinath Banerjee (Statistics):
Likelihood Ratio Tests in Some Semiparametric and
Nonparametric Models
(Finished November 2000).
Professor, University of Michigan, Statistics.

Florentina Bunea (Statistics):
A Model Selection Approach to Partially Linear Regression.
(Finished July 2000).
Professor, Cornell University, Statistics.

Nilanjan Chatterjee (joint with Norman Breslow, Biostatistics):
Semiparametric Inference Based on Estimating Equations in Regression
Models for Two Phase Outcome Dependent Sampling.
(Finished March, 1999).
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.

Eduardo Gomes (Statistics):
Lifetime and Disease Onset Distributions from Incomplete Observations.
(Finished February, 1999). Professor of Statistics, Universidade de Brasilia.

Brad McNeney (Biostatistics):
Asymptotic Efficiency in Semiparametric Models with noni.i.d. Data.
(Finished August, 1998).
Associate Professor, Simon Fraser University, Statistics.

Ying Zhang (Statistics):
Estimation for Counting Processes with Incomplete Data.
(Finished June, 1998).
Professor, University of Iowa, Biostatistics.

Huilin Hu:
Large sample theory for PseudoMaximum Likelihood Estimation
in Semiparametric Models.
(Finished February, 1998).
Currently at Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.

Yihui Zhan: Bootstrapping functional Mestimators
(Finished March, 1996). Currently at Rosetta.

Jian Huang:
Estimation in Regression Models with Interval Censoring.
(Finished 1994). Professor of Statistics, University of Iowa, Statistics.

Jens Praestgaard:
GeneralWeights Bootstrap of the Empirical Process.
(Finished 1991).
Currently at Human Genome Sciences, Rockville Maryland;
ajpraestgaard@earthlink.net.

Luc Watelet:
Nonparametric Estimation of Component Life Distributions in Meilijson's
Competing Risks Model.
(Finished 1990).

Peter D. Sasieni:
Beyond the Cox Model: Extensions of the Model and Alternative Estimators.
(Finished 1989).
Professor, Cancer Research UK Department of Epidemiology,
Mathematics, and Statistics,
Wolfson Institute of Preventative Medicine,
Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK.

Russell Millar:
Estimation of Mixing and Mixed Distributions.
(Finished 1989).
Currently Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Auckland,
Auckland, New Zealand.

Anne Sheehy:
KullbackLeibler Estimation of Probability Measures with an
Application to Clustering.
(Finished 1987).
Currently in Biostatistics Group, University of Zurich.

Gangaji Maguluri:
Inference for a Bivariate Survival Function.
(Finished 1986, University of Rochester).

Melinda Hungerford Harder: Effects of Censoring on Robustness.
(Finished 1985, University of Rochester). Lecturer, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

WeiMin Huang (joint with W. J. Hall):
Parameter estimation when there are nuisance functions.
(Finished 1982, University of Rochester).
Professor of Mathematics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Janet Begun:
Estimation of Relative Risk in a Proportional Hazards Model.
(Finished 1980, University of Rochester).
Current Doctoral Students
Jon A. Wellner/jaw@stat.washington.edu
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