Bo Ning

About Me

Bo Ning is a Ph.D. candidate in Deparment of Statistics at North Carolina State University. He is advised under Peter Bloomfield and Subhashis Ghoshal. He has his research insterests in Bayesian analysis including dynamic time series analysis, Bayesian nonparametric and high dimensional models.


Projects and publications

  1. Bo Ning, Subhashis Ghosal, "Bayesian multivariate linear regression with sparse priors," in preparation.
  2. Bo Ning, Angie Wolfgang and Sujit Ghosh, "Nonparametric prediction and the exoplanet mass-radius relationship," in preparation.
  3. Bo Ning, Subhashis Ghosal and Jewell Thomas, "Bayesian method for causal inference in spatially-correlated multivariate time series," 2017, Submitted
  4. Bo Ning and Peter Bloomfield, “Bayesian inference for generalized extreme value distribution with Gaussian copula dependence,” 2017. Submitted.

Academic activities

  1. Joint Statistical Meeting, Baltimore, August, 2017
  2. Invited talk at "ASTRO Transition Workshop", SAMSI, NC, May 8-10, 2017.
  3. Workshop on "ASTRO: Astrophysical Population Emulation and Uncertainty Quantification: April 3-7, 2017", SAMSI, NC, April 3-7, 2017
  4. Workshop on "ASTRO: hierarchical Bayesian modeling of exoplanet populations" by invitation only, SAMSI, NC, Oct 17-28, 2016
  5. Invited talk at International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, Greensboro, NC, Sep 30-Oct 2, 2016
  6. Workshop on "statistical, mathematical and computational methods for astronomy (ASTRO)", SAMSI, NC, Aug 22-26, 2016
  7. Invited talk, Statistics Research Day, Maxpoint Inc., August 10, 2016
  8. Joint Statistical Meeting, Chicago, August, 2016
  9. ICSA applied statistics symposium, Jun 12-15, Atlanta, 2016
  10. Invited talk at Maxpoint Inc., Morrisville, NC, March, 2016
  11. Graduate student research symposium, the Graduate School, NC State University, March, 2016



Teaching portfolio

Trainings and awards

  • Certificate of accomplishment in teaching (CoAT), the Graduate School, NCSU, 2016
  • Outstanding teaching assistant award for excellence in mentorship, University Graduate Student Association, NCSU, 2015
  • Outstanding teaching assistant award, Department of Statistics, NCSU, 2015
  • Graduate student summer teaching institute, NCSU, June 9-11, 2014


209 BOM
Department of Statistics
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695