• Dr. Yishi Wang is an Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington in the Department of mathematics and statistics. Dr. Wang received his Ph.D in statistics at SUNY Binghamton in 2006. His research interests include survival analysis, generalized linear model, statistical learning theory, dimension reduction and variable selection, and their applications in biometrics.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2023-12-01 Part 1: Evaluating Neck Strengthening Protocols to Reduce the Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury: Traditional Versus Nontraditional Neck Strengthening TechniquesJournal of Strength and Conditioning Research2023-12-01
    2023-06-01 A Case Study: Examining Biological Sex Differences in a 14-Week Neck Strength Protocol for Optimal Neuromuscular Indicators to Reduce the Indication of Traumatic Brain InjuryTopics of Exercise Science and Kinesiology.  4. 2023-06-01
    2022-09-01 UAS Hyperspatial LiDAR Data Performance in Delineation and Classification Across a Gradient of Wetland TypesDrones.  6:268. 2022-09-01
    2021-04-01 Evaluating the Intra-Rater and Inter-Rater Reliability of Fixed Tension Scale Instrumentation for Determining Isometric Neck StrengthInternational Journal of Exercise Science (IJES).  14:563-577. 2021-04-01
    2020-01-01 A comparison study on nonlinear dimension reduction methods with kernel variations: Visualization, optimization and classificationIntelligent Data Analysis.  24:267-290. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Development of a large outpatient psychological dataset of Marines and Navy personnelArchives of Scientific Psychology.  8:15. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 The Evaluation of a Hybrid, General Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum: Impact on Students’ Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor LearningJournal of Chemical Education.  96:1058-1067. 2019-01-01
    2018-05-01 A Stable Isotope Dilution Tandem Mass Spectrometry Method of Major Kavalactones and its ApplicationsPloS One.  13:e0197940. 2018-05-01
    2018-01-01 Plant growth regulators ameliorate or exacerbate abiotic, biotic and combined stress interaction effects on Zea mays kernel weight with inbred-specific patterns.Environmental and Experimental Botany.  147,:179-188. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Two-sample nonparametric stochastic order inference with an application in plant physiologyJournal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.  88:2668-2683. 2018-01-01
    2015-01-01 Bayesian model averaging for benchmark dose estimationEnvironmental and Ecological Statistics.  22:5-16.. 2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Bayesian model-averaged benchmark dose analysis via reparameterized quantal-response modelsBiometrics.  71:1168-1175. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 A novel metric distance on registered curves with application to a Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy analysis of maizeJournal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.  68:181-190.. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 An exploration study of the current state of career development for project managers in the IT and other industriesInternational Journal of Information Technology Project Management.  5:21-38. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Functional data analysis in the use of eyebrow shape as a biometric indicator in face recognitionInternational Journal of Biometrics.  6:166-179. 2014-01-01
    2012-04-01 Improved Image-based Automatic Gender Classification by Feature SelectionJournal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research.  1:241-253. 2012-04-01
    2009-01-01 Some New Tests for Normality in the Linear Regression ModelFar East Journal of Theoretical Statistics2009-01-01
    2006-01-01 Some New Tests for Normality Based on U-processesStatistics and probability letters2006-01-01


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    2012-01-01 Sensitivity analysis with cross-validation for feature selection and manifold learning.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 458–467. 2012-01-01
    2011-01-01 Learning gabor features for facial age estimation.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 204–213. 2011-01-01


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    2018-01-01 Continuously Updating Nonnegative Matrix FactorizationINFORMS International Conference. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Gender Effect on Face Recognition for a Large Longitudinal Database2018 IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS). 1-7. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Preliminary Studies on a large longitudinal face databaseIEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE Big Data 2018). 10-13. 2018-01-01
    2012-09-01 Demographic Analysis of Facial Landmarks. 2012-09-01


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    2016-02-01 Technical Report For North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program Revision of the Physical Fitness Normative Tables. 2016-02-01


    Research Overview

  • survival analysis, generalized linear model, statistical learning theory, dimension reduction and variable selection, and their applications in biometrics
  • Investigator On

  • Implementation of a Neck Strengthening Protocol to Reduce the Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury and Enhance Paratrooper Combat Readiness - 2021-04-01
  • Interdisciplinary integration in statistical learning and data mining at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 2017-01-01 - 2021-01-01
  • Role of the Unfolded Protein Response in Environmental Stress Tolerance in Maize 2016-01-01 - 2021-01-01
  • UNCW Graduate Research Assistant Support 2017-08-01 - 2018-05-01
  • UNCW NSF-REU Program Support 2017-05-01 - 2017-01-01
  • Text Analytics with combination of Linguistic Art 2016-08-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Statistical Applied Learning with Applications in UNCW ETEAL Assessment Data 2016-05-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Time Series Analysis with Applications in Business analytics 2016-05-01 - 2016-01-01
  • UNCW Cahill Award, 2016 2016-05-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Statistical Data Mining with Applications in Business Analytics 2016-03-01 - 2016-01-01
  • UNCW CAS 2016 Professional Development Awards 2016-01-01
  • UNCW Graduate Research Assistant Support 2015-08-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Novel Statistical Models to Measure Mental Health 2015-05-01 - 2015-01-01
  • Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis for Military Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Assessment 2014-08-01 - 2014-01-01
  • Learning Contemporary Statistical Data Mining Techniques through Interdisciplinary Projects 2014-05-01 - 2014-01-01
  • Introduction to Financial Mathematics, a new course for students who are interested in actuary science 2014-01-01
  • High-Performance Computing Across the Curriculum: a Pilot Study 2017-01-01 -
  • Summer research initiative award
  • Teaching Overview

  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Full Name

  • Yishi Wang