Vinh Q. Nguyen

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Vinh Q. Nguyen, PhD
Center for Statistical Consulting
Department of Statistics
Bren Hall 2056
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-1250
Phone: +1 (949) 824 - 5968
Fax: +1 (949) 824 - 1683
Email: vqnguyen AT uci DOT edu


PhD, Statistics University of California, Irvine, CA 2006–2011
MS, Statistics University of California, Irvine, CA 2006–2007
BS, Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude University of California, Irvine, CA 2003–2006
BA, Economics, Magna Cum Laude University of California, Irvine, CA 2003–2006

Research Interests

  • robust statistical methods
  • survival analysis
  • sequential testing
  • issues in clinical trials
  • prediction
  • applications to Alzheimer's Disease

Curriculum Vitae

A pdf version of my complete CV is available here.

Center for Statistical Consulting

Campus affiliates should visit the UCI Center for Statistical Consulting for basic statistical consulting needs.



  • 2011 JSM Health Policy Statistics Student Paper Competition: Robust Inference in Discrete Hazard Models for Randomized Clinical Trials
  • 2011 WNAR Contributed Talk: Continuous Vs. Discrete Methods for Grouped Proportional Hazards Data
  • 2010 WNAR Contributed Talk: Robust Inference in Semi-parametric Discrete Survival Models for Observational Studies
  • 2009 WNAR Student Paper Competition: Robust Inference in the Discrete-Time Proportional Hazards Model
  • UCI-SeminaR: Parallel Computing in R using snow and snowfall
  • UCI-SeminaR: Sweave = R + LaTeX (check out this site for examples I present in the talk and other interesting R presentations at UCI)
  • 2009 Advancement to Candidacy presentation: Robust Inference and Group Sequential Methods in Clinical Trials with Discrete Survival Endpoint
  • 2008 Post-qualifying presentation: Causal Inference and Propensity Score

Open Source Software

  • Software I write in graduate school are freely available under the GPL version 3.0 license, hosted primarily on github and sometimes on R-Forge (R packages that interface with C/C++).

Comments and Thoughts

  • The following two plots summarize and justify my use of statistical inference in scientific research. They convey a lot of ideas, but can you name the two main concepts?
Consistency Coverage


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