Hyokyoung (Grace) Hong

Michigan State University
 Department of Statistics and Probability


Work Experience

2013- Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Probability,
 Michigan State University.
2008-2013 Assistant Professor,  Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College of City University of New York.


Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008
M.S in Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
M.S. in Actuarial Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003

B.S. in Mathematics Education, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea 1999

Research Interests
  • Variable screening for ultrahigh dimensional data 
  • Statistcal methods for high dimensional data analysis
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Survival  analysis
  • Quantile regression
  • Educational measurement
  • Cost analysis with Medicare/Medicaid data
  • Aging
  • Categorical data analysis
Conference/ Committees Appointments
  • Organizer for Invited session, CFE-CMStatistics, University of London, UK. (December 2017)
  • Korean International Statistical Society Program Chair for JSM, Baltimore, MD. (August 2017)
  • Organizer for Invited session, Korean Statstistical Society Spring conference,  Seoul,  Korea. (May 2017)
Honors and Awards
  • Best Research Paper Award, Academy of International Business, 2017
  • Korean International Statistical Society: Career Award, 2015
  • National Security Agency: Young Investigator Award, 2015
  • Zicklin School of Business: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012.
  • The Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics: an Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2012.
  • Eugene M. Lang Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2011.
  • Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement, 2010-2012.
  • PSC-CUNY Research Award, 2008-2010, 2012-2013.
  • Robert Bohrer Workshop award for Student Papers in Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.

Hyokyoung (Grace) Hong, PhD
Michigan State University

Department of Statistics and Probability

Room #C435 Wells Hall, Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone (517) 432-1485| Fax (517) 432-1405

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