Noirrit Kiran Chandra

Noirrit Kiran Chandra

Assistant Professor of Statistics - Mathematical Sciences

Hi, I'm Noirrit, currently working as an Assistant Professor in Statistics.

 
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Tags: Scalable computation Gaussian graphical models Clinical trial designs Model-based clustering Multiple hypothesis testing Applications in genomics and neuroscience Bayesian asymptotics

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Statistics
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata - 2019
M. Stat. (Master of Statistics)
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata - 2013
B. Sc. (Bachelor of Science) - Statistics
Calcutta University - 2011

Research Areas

Graphical models
Clinical trial design
Model-based clustering
Multiple hypothesis testing
Scalable computation
Bayesian asymptotics

Publications

Bayesian approaches to include real-world data in clinical studies 2023 - Journal Article
Escaping The Curse of Dimensionality in Bayesian Model-Based Clustering 2023 - Journal Article
Escaping the curse of dimensionality in Bayesian model-based clustering 2023 - Journal Article
Bayesian Nonparametric Common Atoms Regression for Generating Synthetic Controls in Clinical Trials 2023 - Journal Article
Inferring Covariance Structure from Multiple Data Sources via Subspace Factor Analysis 2023 - Other
Dependent Bayesian multiple hypothesis testing 2022 - Book Chapter
Asymptotic theory of dependent Bayesian multiple testing procedures under possible model misspecification 2021 - Journal Article
Bayesian Scalable Precision Factor Analysis for Massive Sparse Gaussian Graphical Models 2021 - Other

Awards

ISBA Biostats and Pharma Junior Researcher Award - International Society for Bayesian Analysis [2023]
Travel award - International Society for Bayesian Analysis [2022]
Travel award - International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference [2018]
Student poster award - International Indian Statistical Association [2017]
Research fellowship in Mathematical Sciences - Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India [2013]
INSPIRE scholarship - Higher Education from the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India [2008]

Appointments

Postdoctoral Fellow
The University of Texas at Austin [2020–2022]
Postdoctoral Associate
Duke University [2019–2020]

Presentations

Hierarchical modeling of covariance structure via subspace factor analysis
2022/12–2023/12 The 2019 International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) Conference on Statistics in Bengaluru, India
Bayesian scalable precision factor analysis for massive sparse Gaussian graphical models
2022/08–2022/08 Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington DC, USA
Bayesian scalable precision factor analysis for massive sparse Gaussian graphical models
2022/06–2022/07 2022 World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis in Montreal, Canada
Bayesian scalable precision factor analysis for massive sparse Gaussian graphical models
2021/11–2021/12 Foundations of Objective Bayesian Methodology workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico
A Bayesian nonparametric approach for accelerating clinical trials
2021/08–2021/08 Joint Statistical Meetings Virtual Conference

Funding

New Faculty Research Symposium Grant
$25,000 - The University of Texas at Dallas [2023/06–2024/06]
Jointly with Dr. Stacie Warren, Department of Psychology, The University of Texas, Dallas