I am currently accepting students with interests in the following general areas. If you are a PhD student at the Statistics department, feel free to drop me a line or stop by my office if interested to learn more.

  • Statistics of Extremes – theory, methodology and/or applications. Individual as well as collaborative projects available emphasizing stochastic process and functional extremes.
  • Data structures and algorithms for multi-gigabit network traffic streams.  Joint project with Dr Michalis Kallitsis (Merit Network).
  • Computational Risk Management – exploit serious amount of optimization theory and large-scale computing to study the effect of statistical dependence on various portfolio risk measures.


  • Shrijita Bhattacharya PhD candidate.
    Topic: Statistical analysis and visualization of fast data streams with applications to computer networks