Yichen Qin

Yichen Qin

Associate Professor

Professional Summary

Yichen Qin is an assistant professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the Johns Hopkins University in 2013. For more information, please go to https://sites.google.com/view/yichenqin/

Education

Ph D, Johns Hopkins University 2013 (Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

MS, Johns Hopkins University 2012 (Financial Mathematics)

Positions and Work Experience

2013 - Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati,

Research and Practice Interests

Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/view/yichenqin/ Computational Statistics Robust Statistics Mixture Models Model Selection Network Analysis Clinical Trial Design

Research Support

Investigators:Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen; Eckman, Mark; Steen, Dylan 02-2016 Robert Wods Johnson Foundation Nutritional Eating 395000 Currently Under Review Type:Grant Level:Private

Investigators:Chang, Lenisa; Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen; Steen, Dylan; Couch, Sarah 07-15-2017 -01-14-2019 UC Office of Research - Strategic and Collaborative Grant Supermarket and web-based Interventions Targeting Nutrition for CVD Risk reduction 100000 Funded Type:Grant Level:The University of Cincinnati

Investigators:Chang, Lenisa; Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen; Steen, Dylan; Couch, Sarah 12-19-2016 -01-05-2018 UC College of Medicine - Junior Faculty Project Evaluation and Integration of Supermarket-based Nutrition Counseling and Point-of-Purchase Dietary Teaching Model Within an Academic Healthcare System 30000 Funded Type:Grant Level:The University of Cincinnati

Investigators:Chang, Lenisa; Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen; Steen, Dylan; Couch, Sarah; Eckman, Mark; Saelens, Brian; Wang, Xinhao 12-02-2016 -12-31-2017 UCHealth - Care Innovation Delivery Competition Evaluation and Integration of Supermarket-based Nutrition Counseling and Point-of-Purchase Dietary Teaching Model Within an Academic Healthcare System 30000 Funded Type:Grant Level:Local

Investigators:Chang, Lenisa; Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen 03-01-2017 -07-31-2017 Donaghue Foundation Supermarket and web-based Interventions Targeting Nutrition for CVD Risk reduction 600000 Currently Under Review Type:Grant Level:Private

Investigators:Magazine, Michael; Qin, Yichen; Eckman, Mark; Steen, Dylan 11-2015 -10-2016 CCTST Trial Design 2000 Funded Type:Contract Level:The University of Cincinnati

Grant: #R25089 Investigators:Qin, Yichen 05-01-2020 -04-30-2021 UC's URC Faculty Research Cost Support Awards Program Model Selection Uncertainty and Its Quantification Role:PI $7,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Publications

Published Abstracts

Shan, Zhe;Zan;Cheng;Qin, Yichen A User Similarity Network Based Approach for Distributed Recommendation Systems .[Abstract]

Rogers, David;Suxing Zeng;Qin, Yichen Cluster-Based Predicitve Models in Online Education .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Li, Y.; Bie, R.; Teran Hidalgo, S. J.; Qin, Yichen; Wu, M.; Ma, S. Assisted Gene Expression-Based Clustering with AWNCut . Statistics in Medicine

Li, Y.; Li, R.; Qin, Yichen; Wu, M.; Ma, S. Integrative Interaction Analysis using Threshold Gradient Directed Regularization . Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry

Li, Q.; Tso, G.K.F.; Qin, Yichen; Lovejoy, T. I.; Heckman, T. G.; Li, Y. Penalized Multiple Inflated Values Selection Method with Application to SAFER Data . Statistical Methods in Medical Research

Li, Y.; Luo, Y.; Ferrari, D.; Hu, X.; Qin, Yichen Model Confidence Bounds for Variable Selection . Biometrics

Zhu, Xiaorui; Qin, Yichen; Wang, Peng Simultaneous Confidence Tube for High Dimensional Models .

Qin, Yichen; Priebe, C. E. (2017. ) Robust Hypothesis Testing via Lq-Likelihood .27 , Statistica Sinica

Athreya, A.; Fishkind, D. E.; Levin, K.; Lyzinski, V.; Park, Y.; Qin, Yichen; Sussman, D. L.; Tang, M.; Vogelstein, J. T.; Priebe, C. E. Statistical Inference on Random Dot Product Graphs: A Survey . Journal of Machine Learning Research

Qin, Yichen; Li, Shaobo; Li, Yang; Yu, Yan Penalized Maximum Tangent Likelihood Estimation and Robust Variable Selection .

Li, L.; Li, Y.; Qin, Yichen; Wang, L.; Chen, J.; Yi, D. (2016. ) Adaptive Stochastic Gradient Boosting Tree with Composite Criterion .86 (10 ) , Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation

Zhou, N.; Cheng, W.; Qin, Yichen; Yin, Z. (2015. ) Evolution of High Frequency Systematic Trading: A Performance-Driven Gradient Boosting Model .15 (8 ) , Quantitative Finance

Li, Y.; Yu, C.; Qin, Yichen; Wang, L.; Chen, J.; Yi, D.; Shia, B.-C.; Ma, S. (2015. ) Regularized Receiver Operating Characteristic Based Logistic Regression for Grouped Variable Selection with Composite Criterion .85 (13 ) , Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation

Zeng, X.; Ma, S.; Qin, Yichen; Li, Y. (2015. ) Variable Selection in Semiparametric Models for the Strong Hierarchical Longitudinal Data .8 (3 ) , Statistics and Its Interface

Li, J.; Yi, D.; Qin, Yichen; Shen, Y.; Li, Y. (2014. ) Feature Selection for Support Vector Machine in the Study of Financial Early Warning System .30 (6 ) , Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Li, Y.; Qin, Yichen; Xie, Y.; Tian, F. (2013. ) Grouped Penalization Estimation of Osteoporosis Data in Traditional Chinese Medicine .40 (4 ) , Journal of Applied Statistics

Qin, Yichen; Priebe, C. E. (2013. ) Maximum Lq-Likelihood Estimation via the Expectation Maximization Algorithm: A Robust Estimation of Mixture Models .108 (503 ) , Journal of the American Statistical Association

Nehren, D.; Fellah, D.; Ruiz-Mata, J.; Qin, Yichen (2012. ) Dynamic Density Estimation of Market Microstructure Variables via Auxiliary Particle Filtering .7 (4 ) , Journal of Trading

Li, Y.; Yi, D.; Zhang, H.; Qin, Yichen (2012. ) Syndrome Evaluation in Traditional Chinese Medicine Using Second-Order Latent Variable Model .31 (7 ) , Statistics in Medicine

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Qin, Yichen (12-2016. ) 9th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics, ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics, Seville, Spain. Conference. . Level:International

Qin, Yichen (07-2016. ) ERASMUS+ Program, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia. Other. . Level:International

Qin, Yichen (09-2015. ) Auburn University, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Seminar. .

Honors and Awards

05-2018 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

12-2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Type:Teaching

05-2016 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Type:Teaching

12-2015 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence

05-2015 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence

12-2013 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence

Service

OBAIS PhD co-coordinator Faculty Advisor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2018 -2019

Data Analytics Certificate Faculty Advisor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2018 -08-2019

Department Research Seminar Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2017 -08-2018

Department Merit Appeals Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2016 -08-2017

Big Data Initiative Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2015 -2016

Analytics faculty hiring committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2013 -2014

Departmental RPT committee Attendee, Meeting Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2013 -2014

College Grievance Committee Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2017 -08-2019

Biometrical Journal Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2018 -2019

ASA Cincinnati Student Chapter Officer, Other Officer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2017 -2019

Environmetrics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2017 -2018

Studies in Economics and Finance Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2017 -2018

Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2017

Statistica Sinica Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2017

Statistics and Its Interface Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2017

Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2017

9th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

Joint 24th ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium and 13th Graybill Conference Session Chair Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

WIREs Computational Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2015

Journal of American Statistical Association Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2013 -2014

Statistica Sinica Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2013 -2014

Pattern Recognition Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2012 -2013

Professional Affiliation

07-2016: Speaker http://www.efos.unios.hr/docent-yichen-qin-iz-cincinnati-ja-putem-erasmus-programa-boravio-na-nasem-fakultetu/ University of Osijek, ERASMUS+ Program, Osijek, Croatia

2014: member International Chinese Statistical Association, International

2006: American Statistical Association,

2014 -2015: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences,

2014 -2015: Institute of Mathematical Statistics,

Courses Taught

DATA ANALY METH

DATA ANALY METH

IND STUDY IN BANA

MS CAPSTONE

DATA ANALY METH

DATA ANALY METH

DATAANALYMETH

DATAANALYMETH

MS CAPSTONE

DATA ANALY METH

FORECASTING METHODS

DATA ANALY METH

DATA ANALY METH

IND STUDY IN BANA

Data Analysis Methods

Data Analysis Methods

Forecasting and Time Series Methods

Data Analysis Methods

Forecasting and Time Series Methods

BUS. ANALYTICS I

BUS. ANALYTICS I

FORECASTING METHODS

Business Analytics I

Business Analytics I

Faculty Development Activities

2013 -2017 Faculty Development Onestop Type:Seminar