Dungang Liu

Dungang Liu

Associate Professor

Professional Summary

Dungang Liu is Assistant Professor of Statistics and Business Analytics at the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business. Prior to joining the College, Dr. Liu obtained his Ph.D. degree in statistics from Rutgers University and had two-year postdoctoral experience in biostatistics at Yale University. Dr. Liu"s research interests include meta-analysis and discrete data analysis. His research outcomes have been published in leading statistical journals, such as the Journal of American Statistical Association. Driven by his strong interest in statistical applications in business and industry, Dr. Liu has been actively involved in consulting projects for healthcare, aviation, and insurance companies.

Education

Ph D, Rutgers University 2012

BS, University of Science and Technology of China Hefei, China, 2006 (Statistics)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2014 - Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business,

2012 -08-2014 Postdoctoral Associate , Yale University School of Public Health,

Publications

Published Abstracts

Liu, Dungang;Min-ge Xie;Regina Liu Nonparametric fusion learning: synthesize inferences from diverse sources using confidence distribution, data depth and bootstrap .[Abstract]

Liu, Dungang;Li, Shaobo;Yu, Yan Partial association between ordinal variables .[Abstract]

Liu, Dungang;Din Chen;Xiaoyi Min;Heping Zhang Relative efficiency for random-effects meta-analysis using summary statistics versus individual patient data .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Liu, Dungang Meta-analysis of rare events . Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online

Liu, Dungang; Liu, Regina; Xie, Minge (2018. ) Exact inference methods for rare events . Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online

Greenwell, Brandon; McCarthy, Andrew; Boehmke, Bradley; Liu, Dungang (05-2018. ) Residuals and diagnostics for binary and ordinal regression models: an introduction to the sure package .10 (1 ) , The R Journal

Zhang, Heping; Liu, Dungang; Zhao, Jiwei; Bi, Xuan (2018. ) Modeling multivariate traits of comorbidity and genetic studies of alcoholism and nicotine dependence .12 (4 ) , Annals of Applied Statistics

Liu, Dungang; Li, Shaobo; Yu, Yan Assessing partial association between ordinal variables: a general framework . Journal of the American Statistical Association

Chen, Din-Geng; Liu, Dungang; Min, Xiaoyi; Zhang, Heping Relative efficiency of using summary and individual data in random-effects meta-analysis . Biometrics

Liu, Dungang; Zhang, Heping (2018. ) Residuals and diagnostics for ordinal regression models: a surrogate approach .113 (522 ) , Journal of American Statistical Association

Xie, Min-ge; Kolassa , John; Liu, Dungang; Liu, Regina; Liu, Sifan (03-2018. ) Does an observed zero-total-event study contain information for inference of odds ratio in meta-analysis? .11 (2 ) , Statistics and Its Interface

Yang, Guang; Liu, Dungang; Wang, Junyuan; Xie, Min-ge (12-2016. ) Meta-analysis framework for exact inferences with application to the analysis of rare events .72 (4 ) , Biometrics

Kroll, Martin H.; Bi, Caixia; Garber, Carl C.; Kaufman, Harvey W.; Liu, Dungang; al. , et (03-2015. ) Temporal Relationship between Vitamin D Status and Parathyroid Hormone in the United States .10 (3 ) , PLOS ONE

Liu, Dungang; Liu, Regina Y; Xie, Min-ge (03-2015. ) Multivariate meta-analysis of heterogeneous studies using only summary statistics: efficiency and robustness .110 (509 ) , Journal of the American Statistical Association

Liu, Dungang; Liu, Regina Y; Xie, Min-ge (12-2014. ) Exact meta-analysis approach for discrete data and its application to 2X2 tables with rare events .109 (508 ) , Journal of the American Statistical Association

Yang, Guang; Liu, Dungang; Liu, Regina Y; Xie, Min-ge; Hoaglin, David C (09-2014. ) Efficient network meta-analysis: A confidence distribution approach .20 , Statistical Methodology

Guo, Xiaobo; Liu, Dungang; Wen, Canhong; He, Mingguang; Wang, Xueqin (2013. ) Incorporating heterogeneous parent–child environmental effects in biometrical genetic models .32 (20 ) , Statistics in Medicine

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Liu, Dungang (12-20-2016. ) The 10th ICSA International Conference: Global Growth of Modern Statistics in the 21st Century, Shanghai, China. Conference. .

Liu, Dungang (10-24-2016. ) 23rd Annual Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium (BASS), Rockville, Maryland.

Liu, Dungang (10-2014. ) International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, Greensboro, North Carolina. Conference. . Level:International

Liu, Dungang (07-2014. ) International Conference on Teaching Statistics, Flagstaff, Arizona. Conference. . Level:International

Liu, Dungang (07-2014. ) International Indian Statistical Association Conference, Riverside, California. Conference. . Level:International

Liu, Dungang (06-2014. ) Meeting on Data Mining in Business and Industry, Durham, North Carolina. Conference. . Level:International

Liu, Dungang (03-2014. ) Seminar, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Seminar. . Level:Local

Liu, Dungang (01-2014. ) Seminar, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. Seminar. .

Liu, Dungang (01-2014. ) Seminar, Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems, University of Cincinn, Cincinnati, OH. Seminar. .

Liu, Dungang (01-2014. ) Seminar, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Seminar. .

Honors and Awards

05-2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Type:Teaching

04-2017 Lindner Research Excellence Emerging Scholars Award Level:College Type:Scholarship/Research

12-20-2016 Young Researcher Travel Award Awarded to junior researchers whose work is well motivated and developed to solve statistical problems in biomedicine, finance, business, and statistical data science, etc. Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

12-2015 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

12-2014 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

2011 Deming Scholar For outstanding achievement in education and professional development through the understanding and application of applied statistics. Level:Regional Type:Scholarship/Research

Student Advising

Agnihotri, Akhilesh Adwait; Benny, Nitha; Charles, Nicholas; Dutta, Ananya; Goswami, Hemang; Vallikunnel , Anitha; Chen, Pengzu; Kalra, Ravish; Keshava Kumar, Samrudh; Sharma, Nitin; Valles Inarrea, Adrian; Vamaraju, Krishna Chaitanya; Bobde, Sonal; Dwivedi, Anumeha; Ghosal, Nitish; He, Yang; Pothuri, Spandana; Singhi, Amoul First Reader for the MS Capstone 07-2018

Li, Shaobo Supervised Research Status:Completed 05-2018

Chen, Angie; Ding, Min; Sachdeva, Jasmine; Lu, Xiaoming; Upreti, Jainendra; Pokale, Dhanashree Second reader for capstone projects Status:Completed 07-2017

Boppidi, Venkat; Gandhi, Ritesh; Joshi, Apoorv; Kollipara, Ramya; Kuckian, Aditya; Mavani, Nidhi; Singh, Aditya; Thapar, Sahil First reader for capstone projects Status:Completed 07-2017

Dcosta, Darryl; Pottim, Sahithi Reddy; Sarkar, Subhashish; Jain, Sanjita; Molgu, Santosh Kumar; Mittapalli, Abhilash; Gehani, Mayank; Sagi, Rajiv Nandan; Inuganti, Haribabu; Kuppuraj, Karthekeyan Anumanpalli; Singh, Nitish Kumar; Desai, Shivang; Kauntia, Yogesh; Agarwal, Apoorv; Bhargava, Abhas; Krishnamurthy, Vijendra; Kama, Kala Krishna; Kumar, Charu; Rayala, Sai Teja; Sun, Ruiyi First Reader for Capstone Project Status:Completed 2016

Prakash, Shivaram; Duan, Lian; Chaurasiya, Abhishek; Regis, Joseph Chris Adrian; Lim, Eulji; Yashasvi Meka, Shivanand; Kulkarni, Rujuta; Shukla, Shikha; Jadhav, Amol Dilip; Nigam, Nitin; Gari, Anvesh Kollu Reddi; Kondeth, Ahffan Mohamed Ali; Datla, Preetham Seconder reader for capstone projects Status:Completed 2016

Li, Shaobo Supervised Research Status:In-Process 2016

Dinger, Steven; Zhu, Xiaoyu Supervised project for Great American Insurance 06-2015

Service

Research Seminar Coordinator Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2017 -05-2018

Arnoff-Schloss Lecture & OBAIS Dinner Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 03-2018 -04-18-2018

DRPT committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2014 -2014

Statistics in Medicine Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -07-2018

Research Synthesis Methods Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -04-2018

BMJ Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -03-2018

Journal of the American Statistical Association Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -11-2017

Journal of Multivariate Analysis Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -11-14-2017

SCIENCE CHINA Mathematics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -08-18-2017

Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -07-2017

Statistics and Probability Letters  Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -05-2017

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -03-2017

Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -02-2017

American Statistician Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -01-2017

Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

Journal of Breath Research Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

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

The BMJ Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -2016

Computational Statistics and Data Analysis Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Emerging Themes in Epidemiology Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Invited session, the 10th ICSA International Conference Program Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Statistical Papers Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Statistics and Its Interface Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

The 10th ICSA International Conference Program Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2015 -2015

Electronic Journal of Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Invited session, 60th World Statistics Congress – ISI2015 Program Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society - Series B Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Plos One Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Statistics in Medicine Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -2014

Courses Taught

STAT COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

STATISTICAL COMPUTING

STATISTICAL COMPUTING

MS CAPSTONE

MS CAPSTONE

STATISTICAL MODELING

STATISTICAL MODELING

STATCOMPUTING

STATCOMPUTING

STATISTICALCOMPUTING

STATISTICALCOMPUTING

MS CAPSTONE

STAT COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

STATISTICAL COMPUTING

STATISTICAL COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

Statistical Computing

Business Analytics I

Statistical Computing

Statistical Computing

Data Analysis Methods

DATA ANALY METH

STAT COMPUTING

STAT COMPUTING

Faculty Development Activities

-04-14-2017 Models of Teaching Excellence (MOTE): Game Studies and Student Engagement UC Libraries Type:Workshop

-02-13-2017 GATE: Capturing Your Students Attention CET&L Type:Workshop

-10-13-2016 Learning & teaching at UC conference First annual coordinated conference to celebrate, promote and stimulate scholarship focused on 21st Century education in the university. , AFTL and CET&L Type:Conference Attendance

-09-27-2016 Move Beyond Civility: How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom Dr. Kathy Obear shared facilitation strategies, training activities and resources to help deepen your faculty members’ capacity to maintain classrooms that support student learning and success., Type:Workshop

-09-16-2016 Models of Teaching Excellence Designed to showcase excellent pedagogy from across the university. In this workshop, faculty can experience great pedagogy and engage in meaningful discussion. , Academy of Fellows for Teaching & Learning Type:Workshop

11-01-2015 -11-01-2015 The 2015 Research Funding Life Preserver for University Faculty University of Cincinnati Type:Workshop

10-22-2015 -10-22-2015 Meet with the Editors Lindner College of Business Type:Workshop

10-30-2014 -10-30-2014 Service Enterprise Systems and Manufacturing Enterprise Systems Programs at the National Science Foundation by the Program Director Diwakar Gupta University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH Type:Workshop

Other Information


Accepted Contributions

Dungang Liu, Regina Liu, Minge Xie,  (Accepted). Exact inference methods for rare events. Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online.



Heping Zhang, Dungang Liu, Jiwei Zhao, Xuan Bi,  (Accepted). Modeling multivariate traits of comorbidity and genetic studies of alcoholism and nicotine dependence. Annals of Applied Statistics.



Dungang Liu, Heping Zhang,  (Accepted). Residuals and diagnostics for ordinal regression models: a surrogate approach. Journal of American Statistical Association .





Research in progress

Title:
Nonparametric fusion learning: synthesize inferences from diverse sources using confidence distribution, data depth and bootstrap



Status:
Writing Results


Research Type:
Scholarly



Title:
Partial association between ordinal variables



Status:
Writing Results


Research Type:
Scholarly



Title:
Relative efficiency for random-effects meta-analysis using summary statistics versus individual patient data



Status:
Writing Results


Research Type:
Scholarly


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Contact Information

514 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-6357
Fax: 513-556-5499
dungang.liu@uc.edu