Bani K. Mallick

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Susan M. Arseven `75 Chair in Data Science and Computational Statistics

University Distinguished Professor

Director Center for statistical Bioinformatics

Director Texas A&M TRIPODS Data Science Institute

Texas A&M University

Office: 401B Blocker Building.
Hours: TBA

Phone: (979) 845-1275.(office)
FAX: (979) 845-3144.
Address: Statistics Department , Texas A&M University , College Station, TX 77843-3143 USA.


Awards and Honors

·      Palmetto Lecture, University of South Carolina, Spring, 2023.

·      Distinguished Alumnus Award, Department of Statistics, UCONN, 2021

·      Association of Former students Distinguished Achievement in graduate mentoring, Texas A&M University, 2019

·      Fulbright Nehru Distinguished Chair Professor Award, 2017-2018

·      Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected in 2013

·      Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, elected in 2008

·      University Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, Texas A&M University, 2006

·      Fellow of the American Statistical Association, elected in 2005

·      Member of the International Statistical Institute, elected in 1999

·      Elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

·      Noether Award by University of Connecticut for outstanding performance in graduate study, 1992

·      Mahalanobis award by Presidency College for outstanding performance in under graduate study


Editorial Service
Past Editor: Sankhya, B
Past Associate Editor: Journal of the American Statistical association, A&C

Current Associate Editor: SIAM Journal on Uncertainty Quantification
Past Associate Editor: Journal of Computation and Graphical Statistics
Past Associate Editor: Biostatistics

Funded by multiple NSF, NIH, DOE grants

Course I'm Teaching

STAT652 Course Description

STAT633  Course Description


Research Interests


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Selected Publications (from 2013)


·  The R code for implemeting Probabilistic correlation calculation for count data in the paper Zoh, R., Mallick, B., Ivanov, I., Baladandayuthapani, V., Chapkin, R. and Carroll, R. (2016) ``PCAN: Probabilistic Correlation analysis of two Non-Normal Data sets'' Biometrics 72, 1358-1368. PCANCode

·  The MATLAB code for implemnting the algorithm proposed in Bhattacharya, A., Chakraborty, A. and Mallick, B. (2015). Fast samppling with Gaussian scale mixture priors in high-dimensional regression. Biometrika 4, 985-991. [arxiv] [Matlab implementation]

·  BayesME: an R package for nonparametric density deconvolution and nonparametric regression (not yet implemented) allowing for heteroscadastic measurement error and heteroscedastic regression error .Based on Sarkar, A., Mallick, B. K., Staudenmayer, J., Pati, D. and Carroll, R. J. (2014). Bayesian semiparametric density deconvolution in the presence of conditionally heteroscedastic measurement errors. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 25, 1101-1125 and Sarkar, A., Mallick, B. K. and Carroll, R. J. (2014). Bayesian semiparametric regression in the presence of conditionally heteroscedastic measurement and regression errors. Biometrics, 70, 823-834. Packages mvtnorm and msm are required.

The books I have written

Bayesian Analysis of gene expression Data, Wiley.

Bayesian methods for nonlinear classification and Regression, Wiley, NY.

o   Codes from the book

·       The books I have edited

Former Ph.D Students

D. Denison, (Winner of the Savage award, 1998, as the best Bayesian Thesis) (Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK)
C. Holmes (Professor, Oxford University, U.K)
H. M. Kim. ( Professor, Konkuk Univeresity Korea)
N. Rose (IBM)
Kyeong Eun Lee. (Kyungpook University, Korea)
Joon Jin Song. ( Associate Professor, Baylor University)
Duchwan Ryu (Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University )
K Bae. Graduated (Chief Statistician, Penn Cancer center)
Veera Baladandayuthapani [with Raymond Carroll] ( Professor, University of Michigan)
I.S. Chang [with James Calvin] (Glaxco-SmithKline)
S. Ray (Marc)
X.S. Wang (Associate Professor, University of Texas)
D. Gold (Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo)
Souparno Ghosh (Associate Professor, University of Nebraska)
Rajesh Talluri (Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi)
S. Dhavala (Dow Agroscience)
Alex Konomoi[joint with H. Sang] (Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati)
B. Hartman (Associate Professor, BYU)
A. Mondal (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve)
X.Xun [Joint with R Carroll] (Novartis)
Lin Zhang [Joint with Veera] (Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota)
Abhra Sarkar [joint with R Carroll] (Assistant Professor, UT Austin)
Antik Chakraborty [joint with A Bhattacharya] (Assistant Professor, Purdue)
Richard Payne (Eli Lilly)
Yabo Niu [Joint with D Pati] (Assistant Professor, University of Houston)
R. Ghosh [joint with M Pourahmadi] (Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University)
Se Yoon Lee (Johnson & Johnson)
Zhao Tang Luo [Joint with H Sang] (Apple)

Postdoctorate Fellows

W. Fu ( Associate Professor, Michigan State University)
Sima Chao (Research Scientist, Texas A&M)
Ivan Zorych (Columbia University)
S. Dey (SAS)
Anindya Bhadra (Associate Professor, Purdue University)
Avishek Chakraborty (Associate Professor, University of Arkansas)
Supratik Kundu(Associate Professor, MD Anderson)
R Zoe(Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington)
Nilabja Guha (Assistant Professor, UMass)
Arnab Maity (Marc)
Sutanoy Dasgupta (Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas A&M)
Peng Zhao (Current)
Prateek Jaiswal (Current)