Bani K. Mallick

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

University Distinguished Professor

Director, Center for statistical Bioinformatics

Director, Bayesian Bioinformatics Laboratory

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

Editorial Service
Editor: Sankhya, B
Associate Editor: Journal of the American Statistical association, A&C
Associate Editor: SIAM Journal on Uncertainty Quantification
Associate Editor: Journal of Computation and Graphical Statistics
Associate Editor: Biostatistics

Funded by multiple NSF, NIH, DOE grants

Course I'm Teaching


Research Interests

Selected Publications (from 2013)

Research Groups

  • Bayesian Bioinformatics Laboratory
  • Multiscale spatial models for petroleum mapping
  • Collaborations in Math and Geosciences

  • Software

  • 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.

    • The books I have edited

      • Generalized Linear Models: A Bayesian perspective, Marcel Dekker inc., NY.
      • Nonlinear Estimation and Classification, Springer.
      • Large-scale inverse problems and quantification of uncertainty, Wiley, NY.
      • Dey, D., Ghosh, S. and Mallick, B. Bayesian Modeling Issues in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Chapman and Hall/CRC .

      Former Ph.D Students

      D. Denison, (Winner of the Savage award, 1998, as the best Bayesian Thesis) (Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK)
      C. Holmes, graduated (Professor, Oxford University, U.K)
      H. M. Kim. Graduated ( Professor, Konkuk Univeresity Korea)
      N. Rose (IBM)
      Kyeong Eun Lee. Graduated 2003 (Kyungpook University, Korea)
      Joon Jin Song. Graduated 2004, ( Associate Professor, Baylor University)
      Duchwan Ryu. Graduated 2005 (Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University )
      K Bae. Graduated 2005 (Chief Statistician, Penn Cancer center)
      Veera Baldanayak [with Raymond Carroll] (Associate Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center)
      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)
      S. Ghosh (Assistant Professaor, Texas Tech)
      R. Telluri (Post Doc, MD Anderson)
      S. Dhavala (Dow Agroscience)
      A. Konomoi[joint with H. Sang] (Assistant Professor, Cincinnati)
      B. Hartman (Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut)
      A. Mondal (Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve)
      X.Xun [Joint with R Carroll] (Novartis)
      L. Zhang [Joint with Veera] (Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota)
      A. Sarkar [joint with R Carroll] (Post Doc, Duke University)

      Former 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 (Assistant Professor, Purdue)
      Avishek Chakraborty (Assistant Professor, Arkansas)
      Supratik Kundu(Assistant Professor, Emory University)

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