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Yehua Li

Associate Professor

Department of Statistics & Statistical Laboratory

Iowa State University





Curriculum Vita






Mailing address:

         3214 Snedecor Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011.

        Phone: (515) 294-0212.



         Ph.D. in Statistics (2006), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

         B.S. in Applied Mathematics (2000), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


        NSF CAREER Award (DMS-1149415).

Research Interest

        Nonparametric/Semi-parametric statistical methods, Functional data analysis; 

        Spatial Statistics; Time Series; Correlation Estimation; Bootstrap/Sub-sampling;

         Measurement error models; Bayesian methods; MCMC algorithms.

Selected Publications

         Li, Y. and Guan, Y. (2014). Functional principal component analysis of spatial-temporal point processes, with applications to disease surveillance, Journal of the American Statistical Association, to appear.

         Li, Y., Wang, N. and Carroll, R. J. (2013). Selecting the number of principal components in functional data, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108, 504, 1284-1294.

         Guan Y., Li, Y.* and Sinha, R. (2011). On measurement error in regression analysis with predictors derived from stochastic processes and application to cocaine dependence treatment data, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 106, 480493. (*Guan and Li are joint first authors.)

         Li, Y. (2011). Efficient semiparametric regression for longitudinal data with nonparametric covariance estimation, Biometrika, 98, 355-370.

         Li, Y. and Hsing, T. (2010). Deciding the dimension of effective dimension reduction space for functional and high-dimensional data, Annals of Statistics, 38, 3028-3062.

         Li, Y. and Hsing, T. (2010). Uniform convergence rates for nonparametric regression and principal component analysis in functional/longitudinal data, Annals of Statistics, 38, 3321-3351.

         Li, Y., Wang, N. and Carroll, R. J. (2010). Generalized functional linear models with semiparametric single-index interactions, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105, 621-633. (Supplement material)

         Li. Y. and Genton, M. (2009). Single-index additive vector time series models, Scandinavia Journal of Statistics, 36, 369-388.

         Li, Y., Wang, N, Hong, M, Turner, N., Lupton, J. and Carroll. R. J. (2007). Nonparametric estimation of correlation functions in spatial and longitudinal data, with application to colon carcinogenesis experiments. Annals of Statistics, 35, 4, 1608-1643.

         Li, Y., Guolo, A., Hoffman, F. O. and Carroll, R. J. (2007). Shared uncertainty in measurement error models, with application to Nevada test site fallout data. Biometrics, 63, 1226-1236. (Supplementary material)

         Li, Y. and Hsing, T. (2007). On the rates of convergence in functional linear regression. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 98, 1782-1804.

Technical Reports

        Li. Y. (2007). A note on Hilbertian elliptically contoured distribution. Unpublished manuscript.


         STAT 105 (Fall 2012)

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