Office: Martin O-309
Phone: (864) 656-1716
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Andrew Brown

Assistant Professor
PhD in Statistics from University of Georgia, 2013
MS in Statistics from University of Georgia, 2010
BS in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
Professional Research Interests
Bayesian statistics, neuroimaging data analysis, large-scale simultaneous inference, computer experiments, uncertainty quantification
Professional Memberships
International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
American Statistical Association
Other Professional Activities
Treasurer, Industrial Statistics Section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (2018-19)

Treasurer, South Carolina Chapter of the American Statistical Association  (2017 - present)

Reader for the AP Statistics Exam
Professional Honors and Awards
Visiting Research Fellow, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Spring 2016

IMS New Researchers Travel Award, 2016
Selected Publications
Saibaba, A., Bardsley, J., Brown, D. A., and Alexanderian, A. (2018+), "Efficient marginalization-based MCMC methods for hierarchical Bayesian inverse problems," submitted. [arXiv]

Flynn, G. S., Chodora, E., Atamtuktur, S., and Brown, D. A. (2018+), "A Bayesian inference-based approach to empirical training of strongly-coupled constituent models," submitted.

Yan, Z., Brown, D. A., Nagatomi, J., and Mefford, O. T. (2018+), "Synthesis and characterization of the thermoresponsive properties of 4-arm poloxamines and construction of a corresponding empirical model," under revision.

Brown, D. A., McMahan, C. S., and Watson, S. C.* (2017+), "Sampling strategies for fast updating of Gaussian Markov random fields," under revision. [arXiv]

Brown, D. A., McMahan, C. S., Shinohara, R. T., and Linn, K. A. (2017+), "Bayesian spatial binary regression for label fusion in structural neuroimaging," under revision. [arXiv]

Prabhu, S., Ehrett, C.*, Javanbarg, M., Brown, D. A., Lehmann, M., and Atamturktur, S. (2017+), "Uncertainty quantification in fault tree analysis: Estimating business interruption due to seismic hazard," submitted.

Self, S. W.*, McMahan, C., Brown, D. A., Lund, R., Gettings, J., and Yabsley, M. (2018), "A large scale spatio-temporal binomial regression model for estimating seroprevalence trends," Environmetrics, 29:e2538. [arXiv]

Gallagher, E., Brown, C. J., Brown, D. A., Frady, K., Marcanikova, M., Atamturktur, S., Ihekweazu, S., Matthews, M., Rabb, R., Roberts, R., Solan, I., Welch, R., and Gramopadhye, A. (2018) "Statewide coalition: Supporting underrepresented populations in precalculus through organizational redesign toward engineering diversity (SC:SUPPORTED) year 1," Proceedings of the 2018 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 24-27, Salt Lake City, UT.

Gallagher, E., Brown, D. A., Brown, C. J.,  Frady, K., Bass, P., Matthews, M., Peters, T., Rabb, R., Sloan, I., Welch, R., Gramopadhye, A. (2018), "Identifying mathematical pathways to engineering in South Carolina," Proceedings of the 2018 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 24-27, Salt Lake City, UT.

Brown, D. A., Saibaba, A., and Vallelian, S. (2018), "Low rank independence samplers in hierarchical Bayesian inverse problems," SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification, 6, 1076-1100. [arXiv]

Stevens, G. N., Atamturktur, S., Brown, D. A., Williams, B., and Unal, C. (2018), "Statistical inference of empirical constituents in partitioned analysis from integral-effect experiments: An application in thermo-mechanical coupling," Engineering Computations, 35, 672-691.

Atamturktur, S., Stevens, G. N., and Brown, D. A. (2017), "Empirically improving model adequacy in scientific computing," in Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification 3: Proceedings of the 35th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2017, eds. Barthorpe, R., Platz, R., Lopez, I., Moaveni, B., Papadimitriou, C., P. 363 - 370.

Brown, D. A. and Atamturktur, S. (2018), "Nonparametric functional calibration of computer models," Statistica Sinica, 28, 721-742. [arXiv]

Brown, D. A., Datta, G. S., and Lazar, N. A. (2017), "A Bayesian generalized CAR model for correlated signal detection," Statistica Sinica, 27, 1125-1153. [arXiv]

Atamturktur, S. and Brown, D. A. (2015), "State-aware calibration for inferring systematic bias in computer models of complex systems," NAFEMS World Congress Proceedings, June 21-24, San Diego, CA. ISBN 978-1-910643-24-2.

Brown, D. A., Lazar, N. A., Datta, G. S., Jang, W., and McDowell, J. E. (2014), "Incorporating spatial dependence into Bayesian multiple testing of statistical parametric maps in functional neuroimaging," NeuroImage, 84, 97-112.

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Last Updated: 12/4/18