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Dr. Kenny Jing Xu
Assistant Professor of Data Science
Division of Science and Technology
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Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Statistics, Macquarie University, Australia
B.Sc. in Statistics, Macquarie University, Australia

Research Interests

Survival Analysis
Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial
Micro-Randomized Trial
Applied Statistics in Medicine

Current Teaching

STAT2003: Advanced Statistics
MATH2003: Discrete Structures

Selected Publications
  • Figueroa, C.A, Hernandez-Ramos, R., Boone, C., Gomez, L., Yip, V., Luo, T., Sierra, V., Xu, J., Chakraborty, B., Darrow, S., Aguilera, A. (2020). A text-messaging study to help cope with social distancing: clinical trial protocol for the Stay Well at Home study. Submitted to JMIR Research Protocols.
  • Xu, J., Yan, X., Figueroa, C.A., Williams, J.J. and Chakraborty, B. (2020). Multi-Level Micro-Randomized Trial for Detecting the Proximal Effect of a Mobile Application Messages on Physical Activity in Diabetes and Depression. arXiv, stat.ME, 2007.13741.
  • Aguilera, A., Figueroa, C.A., Hernandez-Ramos, R., Sarkar, U., Cemballi, A.G., Gomez-Pathak, L., Miramontes, J., Avila-Garcia, P., Tov, E.Y., Chakraborty, B., Yan, X., Xu, J., Modiri, A., Aggarwal, J., Williams, J.J., Lyles, C.R. (2020). An mHealth app using machine learning to increase physical activity in diabetes and depression: clinical trial protocol for the DIAMANTE Study. BMJ Open. 10: e034723. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034723
  • Xu, J., Bandyopadhyay, D., Mirzaeic, S., Michalowicz, B. and Chakraborty, B. (2019). SMARTp: A SMART design for non-surgical treatments of chronic periodontitis with spatially-referenced and non-randomly missing skewed outcome. Biometrical Journal, 62, 282-310.
  • Xu, J., Ma, J., Connors, M.H. and Brodaty, H. (2018) Proportional hazard model estimation under dependent censoring using copulas and penalized likelihood. Statistics in Medicine, 37(14), 2238-2251.
  • Xu, J., Ma, J. and Prvan, T. (2017) Nonparametric hazard estimation with dependent censoring using penalized likelihood and copula, Communication in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 46:22, 11383-11403.
  • Xu, J. and Ma, J. (2016) Fitting finite mixture model by iterative Monte Carlo classification, Communication in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 46(13), 6684-6693.
  • Taylor, G. and Xu, J. (2016) An empirical investigation of the value of finalisation count information to loss reserving. Variance, 10:1, 75-120.
  • Brodaty, H., Connors, M.H., Xu, J., Woodward, M. and Ames, D. (2015) The Course of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Dementia: A Three Year Longitudinal Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16, 380-387.
  • Brodaty, H., Connors, M.H., Xu, J., Woodwards, M., Ames, D. (2014) Predictors of Institutionalization in Dementia: A three Year Longitudinal Study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Vol. 40(1), 221-226.
Academic and Social Service

Reviewer for

  • Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
Awards and Honors
  • Best paper prize, Variance, 2016
  • Travel Grant, AOPMC conference, Manila, Philippines, 2016
  • Postgraduate Scholarship, Australian Mathematical Science Institute, 2012
  • Postgraduate Research Fund, Macquarie University, 2011
  • Australian Postgraduate Awards, 2009