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Department of Statistics
Kansas State University
101 Dickens Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6883

Wei-Wen Hsu

Assistant Professor
108C Dickens Hall
785-532-3585
wwhsu@k-state.edu

Research Interests

  ·Methodologies
   Two-component Mixture Models, Hypothesis Testing, Empirical Processes, Longitudinal and Correlated Data Analysis
  ·Subject Matter Applications
   Dental Caries Research, Cancer Research, Geriatric Research, Environmental Exposure Research, Multiracial Youth mental health research

Consulting Interests

Zero-Inflated models, Multivariate Data Analysis, Longitudinal and Correlated Data Analysis

Education

  • Ph.D., Statistics, Michigan State University
  • Doctoral Student in Statistics, National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan
  • M.B.A., Statistics, National Taipei University, Taiwan
  • B.B., Statistics, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University (August, 2013 - Present)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University (September, 2011 - June, 2013)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University (January, 2010 - August, 2011)
  • Research Assistant, University Outreach and Engagement, Michigan State University (October, 2007 - December, 2009)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics, National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan (September, 2005 - June, 2006)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Financial Engineering and Actuarial Mathematics, Soochow University, Taiwan (September, 2003 - January, 2005)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute for Public Opinions, Shihhsin University, Taiwan (September, 2002 - July, 2003)

Journal Publications

  • Han, L., Hsu W.-W., Todem, D., Osuch, J.R., Hungerink, A., and Karmaus, W. (2016). In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls is associated with decreased fecundability in daughters of Michigan female fisheaters: a cohort study. Environmental Health. Accepted.
  • Park, SL, Huang, Y.-J., Hsu W.-W., Hettenbach, S.M., Higgs, S., Vanlandingham, D.L. (2016). Virus-specific thermostability and heat inactivation profiles of alphaviruses. Journal of Virological Methods. In Press. (DOI) 10.1016/j.jviromet.2016.04.004.
  • Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D. and Kim, K. (2016). A sup-score test for the cure fraction in mixture models for long-term survivors. Biometrics. In Press. (DOI) 10.1111/biom.12514.
  • Todem, D., Kim, K. and Hsu, W.-W. (2016). Marginal mean models for zero-inflated count data. Biometrics. In Press. (DOI) 10.1111/biom.12492.
  • Obaro S.K., Daniel Y., Lawson J.O., Hsu W.-W., Dada J., Essen U., Ibrahim K., Akindele A., Brooks K., Olanipekun G., Ajose T., Stewart C.E. and Inusa B.P.D. (2016). Sickle-Cell Disease in Nigerian Children: Parental Knowledge and Laboratory Results. Public Health Genomics 19:102-107. (DOI) 10.1159/000444475.
  • Zapolski, T., Fisher, S., Hsu, W.-W. and Barnes-Najor, J. (2016). What can parents do? Examining the role of parental support on the negative relationship between racial discrimination, depression, and drug use among African American youth. Clinical Psychological Science. In Press. (DOI) 10.1177/2167702616646371.
  • Huang, Y.-J., Hsu, W.-W., Higgs, S. and Vanlandingham, D. (2015). Temperature Tolerance and Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(11), 674-677.
  • Wendel, S.O., Menon, S., Alshetaiwi, H., Shrestha, T.B., Chlebanowski, L., Hsu, W.-W., Bossmann, S.H., Narayanan, S., Troyer, D.L. (2015). Cell Based Drug Delivery: Micrococcus luteus loaded Neutrophils as chlorhexidine delivery vehicles in a mouse model of liver abscesses in cattle. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0128144. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128144.
  • Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D. and Kim, K. (2015). Adjusted Supremum Score-Type Statistics for Evaluating Non-Standard Hypotheses. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 42: 746–759. (DOI) 10.1111/sjos.12134.
  • Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D., Kim, K. and Sohn, W. (2014). A Wald test for zero inflation and deflation for correlated count data from dental caries research. Statistical Modelling 14(6), 471-488. (DOI) 10.1177/1471082X14535480.
  • Fisher, S., Reynolds, J., Hsu, W.-W., Barnes, J. and Tyler, K. (2014). Examining Multiracial Youth in Context: Ethnic Identity Development and Mental Health Outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 43(10), 1688-1699. (DOI) 10.1007/s10964-014-0163-2.
  • Hsu, W.-W., Osuch, J.R., Todem, D., Taffe, B., O’Keefe, M., Adera, S. and Karmaus, W. (2014). DDE and PCB serum concentration in maternal blood and in adult female offspring. Environmental Research 132, 384-390.
  • Cao, Q., Hsu, W.-W. and Todem, D. (2014). A score-type test for homogeneity in zero-inflated models in a stratified population. Statistics in Medicine 33(12), 2103-2114.
  • Osuch, J.R., Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D., Landgraf J., Mikucki, D., Haan, P.S. and Karmaus, W. (2012). Female reproductive status and circulating blood leukocyte expression of selected metabolic or signaling genes involved in sex. International Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Genetics 3(2), 134-143.
  • Todem, D., Hsu, W.-W. and Kim, K. (2012). On the efficiency of score tests for homogeneity in two-component parametric models for discrete data. Biometrics 68(3), 975-982.

Teaching

    Kansas State University
  • STAT 510: Introductory Probability and Statistics (2014: Spring; 2015: Spring)
  • STAT/MPH 701: Fundamental Methods of Biostatistics (2013: Fall; 2014: Spring, Fall; 2015: Spring(online), Fall; 2016: Spring(online), Fall)
  • STAT 720: Design Of Experiments (2016: Summer)
  • STAT 771: Theory of Statistics II (2016: Spring)
  • STAT 950: Regression Analysis for Count Data (2015: Fall)
  • Michigan State Univeristy
  • EPI 808: Introduction to Biostatistics I (2012: Fall), Co-Instructor

Fall 2016 Teaching Schedule (On Campus)

 

 

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Office Hours 
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11

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MPH/STAT 701 
(1:30pm-2:20pm) 

 

 MPH/STAT 701 
(1:30pm-2:20pm) 

 

MPH/STAT 701 
(1:30pm-2:20pm) 

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STAT Seminar 

(4pm-5pm)

 

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Last updated on: 08/23/2016