## Research Areas of Active InterestSimulation and Inference for Stochastic SystemsEquation Discovery Machine Learning and Deep Learning for Health Basketball Analytics Applied/Computational Optimization |
## Research Group Photo (June, 2018)from left: Li-Hsuan Huang, HSB, and Shagun Rawat. |

## Graduate Research Group Alumni- Dr. Li-Hsuan Huang (Ph.D. 2018, UC Merced)
Dissertation: Markov Chain Models and Data Science Applications - Dr. Shagun Rawat (Ph.D. 2018, UC Merced)
Dissertation: Learning Governing Equations for Stochastic Dynamical Systems Current position: Software Engineer, Google - Dr. R. W. M. A. Madushani (Ph.D. 2017, UC Merced)
Dissertation: Parameter Inference for Stochastic Differential Equations Current position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Boston Medical Center - Dr. Garnet Vaz (Ph.D. 2014, UC Merced)
Dissertation: Graph Based Scalable Algorithms with Applications Current position: Principal Data Scientist, Microsoft - Dr. Nitesh Kumar (Ph.D. 2013, UC Merced)
Dissertation: Modeling Dependence in Data: Options Pricing and Random Walks Current position: Head of Data Science, Affirm, Inc - Bryan Sims (M.S. 2012, UC Merced)
Thesis: InvestorRank and an inverse problem for PageRank Current position: Data Science Manager, Shipt - Derek Sollberger (M.S. 2011, UC Merced)
Capstone: Monte Carlo approaches to hidden Markov model state estimation Current position: Continuing Lecturer, Applied Mathematics, UC Merced - Dr. Braxton Osting (M. Phil. 2006, Columbia)
## Undergraduate Research Group AlumniSebastian Rodriguez (B.S. 2017)Juan Bernal (B.S. 2012) Harsimran Singh (B.S. 2012) Calvin Heim (B.S. 2011) |

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