Peihua Qiu

Peihua Qiu

Professor

Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Business Phone: (352) 294-5911
Business Email: pqiu@ufl.edu

About Peihua Qiu

Peihua Qiu is a professor and the founding chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Florida. He received his PhD in statistics from the Department of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1996. He then worked as a senior research consulting statistician for the Biostatistics Center at the Ohio State University during 1996-1998, and as a faculty member of the School of Statistics at the University of Minnesota during 1998-2013. Qiu has made substantial contributions in the research areas of jump regression analysis, image processing, statistical process control, survival analysis, and disease screening and disease surveillance. So far, he has published two research monographs and over 125 research papers in refereed journals in these areas. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He served as associate editor for a number of top statistical journals, including Journal of the American Statistical Association, Biometrics, and Technometrics. He was the editor of the flagship statistical journal Technometrics during 2014-2016.

Accomplishments

Plenary Speaker
2020 · The 10th International Conference andWorkshop on High-Dimensional Data Analysis
Plenary Speaker
2019 · ISSAT International Conference on Data Science in Business, Finance and Industry, Da Nang, Vietnam
Dean's Citation Paper Award
2019 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
One of 35 classic articles published in Technometrics during the past 60 years
2018 · Technometrics
University Term Professor
2018 · University of Florida
Plenary Speaker
2017 · Stu Hunter Research Conference
Special Invited Speaker
2017 · 2017 IISA International Conference
Dean's Citation Paper Award
2016 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Dean's Citation Paper Award
2015 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida
Mini-Plenary Speaker
2015 · The South African Statistical Association's 57th Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker
2013 · 2nd International Symposium on System Informatics and Engineering
Plenary Speaker
2012 · 4th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering
Technometrics Invited Speaker with Discussions
2012 · INFORMS Annual Meeting
Faculty Sabbatical Supplement Award
2011-2012 · College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
Plenary Speaker
2011 · International Conference on Quality and Reliability Engineering
Plenary Speaker
2011 · 5th WSEAS International Conference on Computer Engineering and Applications (CEA '11)
Plenary Speaker
2010 · Annual Meeting of the German Statistical Society
Technometrics Invited Speaker with Discussions
2010 · Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)
Elected Fellow
2010 · Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Elected Fellow
2009 · American Statistical Association
Elected member
2009 · International Statistical Institute
Special Invited Speaker
2009 · Canadian Mathematical Society
Featured Article
2008 · Industrial Engineering
Single Semester Leave Award
2008 · College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
Inaugural Ziegel Prize
2007 · Technometrics
Faculty Sabbatical Supplement Award
2004-2005 · College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
Single Semester Leave Award
2001 · College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
Technometrics Invited Speaker
2001 · 45th Annual Fall Technical Conference
Best Paper, 5th paper competition for young statisticians
1991 · International Statistical Institute
UAP Mathematical Award
1990 · Fudan University, China

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Disease screening
  • Image processing
  • Infectious disease surveillance
  • Process monitoring
  • Regression modeling
  • Statistical methods
  • Survival Analysis

Publications

2020
Big Data? Statistical Process Control Can Help!
American Statistician. 74(4):329-344 [DOI] 10.1080/00031305.2019.1700163.
2020
Innovations in Geroscience to enhance mobility in older adults.
Experimental gerontology. 142 [DOI] 10.1016/j.exger.2020.111123. [PMID] 33191210.
2020
Disparities in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma-The Significance of Hispanic Ethnicity, Subgroup Analysis, and Treatment Facility on Clinical Outcomes.
Cancer medicine. 9(12):4069-4082 [DOI] 10.1002/cam4.3042. [PMID] 32285629.
2020
Early detection of high disease activity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis by sequential monitoring of patients’ health-related quality of life scores.
Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift. 62(5):1343-1356 [DOI] 10.1002/bimj.201900127. [PMID] 32159871.
2019
Association of Long-Term Dynamics in Circulating Testosterone with Serum PSA in Prostate Cancer-Free Men with Initial-PSA
Hormones & cancer. 10(4-6):168-176 [DOI] 10.1007/s12672-019-00369-y. [PMID] 31621000.
2019
Error-in-Variables Jump Regression Using Local Clustering
Statistics in Medicine. 38(19):3642-3655 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.8205. [PMID] 31119769.
2019
Fast Computing For Dynamic Screening Systems When Analyzing Correlated Data
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 89:379-394
2019
Nonparametric estimation of the spatio-temporal covariance structure.
Statistics in medicine. 38(23):4555-4565 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.8315. [PMID] 31297847.
2019
Nonparametric Monitoring of Multiple Count Data
. 51:972-984
2019
Week-to-week predictors of weight loss and regain.
Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 38(12):1150-1158 [DOI] 10.1037/hea0000798. [PMID] 31566400.
2018
Three-Dimensional Image Registration Using Distributed Parallel Computing
Iet Image Processing. 12(10):1713-1720 [DOI] 10.1049/iet-ipr.2017.1021.
2018
Spatiotemporal incidence rate data analysis by nonparametric regression.
Statistics in medicine. 37(13):2094-2107 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.7622. [PMID] 29468775.
2018
Some Perspectives on Nonparametric Statistical Process Control
Journal of Quality Technology. 50(1):49-65 [DOI] 10.1080/00224065.2018.1404315.
2018
Prognostic Value of Clinical vs Pathologic Stage in Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Therapy.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 110(5):460-466 [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djx228. [PMID] 29165692.
2018
Phase II Monitoring of Free-Form Surfaces: An Application to 3D Printing
Journal of Quality Technology. 50:379-390
2018
Phase I Monitoring of Spatial Surface Data From 3D Printing
Technometrics. 60(2):169-180 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2017.1321585.
2018
PETER HALL: MY MENTOR, COLLABORATOR AND FRIEND
Statistica Sinica. 2249-2259 [DOI] 10.5705/ss.202017.0022.
2018
PETER HALL: MY MENTOR, COLLABORATOR AND FRIEND
Statistica Sinica. 2249-2259 [DOI] 10.5705/ss.202017.0022.
2018
Jump regression, image processing, and quality control – rejoinder
Quality Engineering. 30:160-162
2018
Nonparametric Dynamic Curve Monitoring
Technometrics. 60(3):386-397 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2017.1361340.
2018
Jump regression, image processing, and quality control – rejoinder
Quality Engineering. 30:160-162
2018
Evaluation of the Treatment Time-Lag Effect for Survival Data
. 24:310-327
2018
Efficient Blind Image Deblurring Using Nonparametric Regression And Local Pixel Clustering
Technometrics. 60:522-531
2018
Difference Detection Between Two Images for Image Monitoring
Technometrics. 60(3):345-359 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2017.1356378.
2018
Count data monitoring: parametric or nonparametric?
Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 34:1763-1774
2018
Characterizing the Pattern of Weight Loss and Regain in Adults Enrolled in a 12-Week Internet-Based Weight Management Program.
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 26(2):318-323 [DOI] 10.1002/oby.22083. [PMID] 29239141.
2018
Objective Preoperative Parameters Predict Difficult Pelvic Dissections and Clinical Outcomes.
The Journal of surgical research. 232:15-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2018.05.042. [PMID] 30463711.
2017
Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection: Differences in Prevalence Between Sexes and Concordance With Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection, NHANES 2011 to 2014.
Annals of internal medicine. 167(10):714-724 [DOI] 10.7326/M17-1363. [PMID] 29049523.
2017
High Generic Drug Prices and Market Competition: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
Annals of internal medicine. 167(3):145-151 [DOI] 10.7326/M16-1432. [PMID] 28672324.
2017
Intensity-Based 3D Local Image Registration
Pattern Recognition Letters. 94:15-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.patrec.2017.04.021.
2017
An Improved Two-Stage Procedure to Compare Hazard Curves
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 87(9):1877-1886 [DOI] 10.1080/00949655.2017.1292276.
2017
A Parametric Intensity-Based 3D Image Registration Method for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Signal Image and Video Processing. 11(3):455-462 [DOI] 10.1007/s11760-016-0981-7.
2017
Construction of An Efficient Multivariate Dynamic Screening System
Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 33(8):1969-1981 [DOI] 10.1002/qre.2160.
2016
Comparing Multiple Hazard Rate Functions
Biometrics. 72:39-45
2016
Comparison of multiple hazard rate functions
Biometrics. 39-45 [DOI] 10.1111/biom.12412. [PMID] 26393315.
2016
Nonparametric Dynamic Screening System for Monitoring Correlated Longitudinal Data
Iie Transactions. 48(8):772-786 [DOI] 10.1080/0740817X.2016.1146423.
2016
Statistical monitoring-based alarming systems in modeling the AIDS epidemic in the United States, 1985-2011.
Current HIV research. 14(2):130-7 [PMID] 26511339.
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2016
A Change-Point Approach for Phase-I Analysis in Multivariate Profile Monitoring and Diagnosis
Technometrics. 58(2):191-204 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2015.1042168.
2015
Surveillance of cardiovascular diseases using a multivariate dynamic screening system.
Statistics in medicine. 34(14):2204-21 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6477. [PMID] 25757653.
2015
On Phase II Spc in Cases When Normality Is Invalid
Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 31(1, SI):27-35 [DOI] 10.1002/qre.1624.
2015
Jump Information Criterion for Statistical Inference in Estimating Discontinuous Curves
Biometrika. 102(2):397-408 [DOI] 10.1093/biomet/asv018. [PMID] 26109562.
2015
Statistical monitoring of the hand, foot and mouth disease in China.
Biometrics. 71(3):841-50 [DOI] 10.1111/biom.12301. [PMID] 25832170.
2015
Image Denoising by a Local Clustering Framework
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 24:254-273
2015
Blind Image Deblurring Using Jump Regression Analysis
Statistica Sinica. 25(3):879-899 [DOI] 10.5705/ss.2014.054.
2015
An Equivalent Measure of Partial Correlation Coefficients for High-Dimensional Gaussian Graphical Models
Journal of the American Statistical Association. 110(511):1248-1265 [DOI] 10.1080/01621459.2015.1012391.
2015
Jump Detection in Generalized Error-in-Variables Regression with an Application to Australian Health Tax Policies
Annals of Applied Statistics. 9:883-900
2014
Model selection and diagnostics for joint modeling of survival and longitudinal data with crossing hazard rate functions.
Statistics in medicine. 33(26):4532-46 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.6259. [PMID] 25043230.
2014
Statistical Process Control Using a Dynamic Sampling Scheme
Technometrics. 56(3):325-335 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2013.844731.
2014
Statistical Process Screening System: An Approach For Dynamically Identifying Irregular Individuals
Technometrics. 56:248-260
2014
Jump Detection in Blurred Regression Surfaces
Technometrics. 56(4):539-550 [DOI] 10.1080/00401706.2013.844732.
2013
Anger and Distress Emotion Clusters in Young Chinese Children’s Responses to Toy Removal as Determined from Behavioral Time Course
International Journal of Behavioral Development. 37:349-356
2013
Efficient Bias Correction For MRI Image Denoising
Statistics in Medicine. 32(12):2079-2096 [DOI] 10.1002/sim.5661. [PMID] 23074149.
2013
Feature Based Image Registration Using Non-Degenerate Pixels
Signal Processing. 93:706-720
2013
Local polynomial regression analysis of multivariate longitudinal data
Statistica Sinica. 23:769-789
2013
On Nonparametric Image Registration
Technometrics. 55:174-188
2013
Using P-Values To Design Statistical Process Control Charts
. 54:523-539
2012
A correlation-matrix-based hierarchical clustering method for functional connectivity analysis
Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 211:94-102
2012
Edge structure preserving 3-D image denoising by local surface approximation
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 34(8):1457-1468 [DOI] 10.1109/TPAMI.2011.261. [PMID] 22201061.
2011
3-D Image Denoising By Local Smoothing and Nonparametric Regression
Technometrics. 53:196-208
2011
Intensity Based Image Registration By Nonparametric Smoothing
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 33(10):2081-2092 [DOI] 10.1109/TPAMI.2011.26. [PMID] 21321367.
2011
On Nonparametric Statistical Process Control Of Univariate Processes
Technometrics. 53:390-405
2011
Distribution-Free Monitoring of Univariate Processes
Statistics & Probability Letters. 81:1833-1840
2010
Blind Deconvolution For Jump-Preserving Curve Estimation
Mathematical problems in engineering.. 2010:1-9
2010
Control Chart For Monitoring Nonparametric Profiles With Arbitrary Design
Statistica Sinica. 1655-1682
2010
Edge structure preserving image denoising
Signal Processing. 90:2851-2862
2010
Nonparametric profile monitoring by mixed effects modeling – Rejoinder
Technometrics. 52:288-293
2010
Nonparametric profile monitoring by mixed effects modeling – Rejoinder
Technometrics. 52:288-293
2009
Using conventional edge detectors and post-smoothing for segmentation of spotted microarray images
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 18:147-164
2009
Statistical Modeling of the Time Course of Tantrum Anger
Annals of Applied Statistics. 3:1013-1034
2009
On Jump Detection In Regression Curves Using Local Polynomial Kernel Estimation
. 25:505-528
2009
Nonparametric Confidence Intervals for the Crossing Point of Two Hazard Functions
Lifetime data analysis.. 15:441-454
2009
Nonparametric control chart for monitoring profiles using the change point formulation
Statistica Sinica. 19:1337-1357
2009
Multivariate statistical process control using LASSO
. 104:1586-1596
2009
Jump-preserving surface reconstruction from noisy data
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics. 61:715-751
2009
Jump detection in a regression curve and its derivative
Technometrics. 51:289-305
2009
Distribution-Free Statistical Process Control With Bootstrap Cumulative Sum Control Charts
Annals of Applied Statistics. 3:349-369
2008
A Two-Stage Procedure For Comparing Hazard Rate Functions
. 70:191-208
2008
Distribution-Free Multivariate Process Control Based On Log-Linear Modeling
Iie Transactions. 40:664-677
2008
Nonparametric estimation of the point spread function for blind image deblurring
. 52:4828-4841
2008
Tracking edges, corners and vertices in an image
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. 35:1-17
2007
Nonparametric estimation of a point spread function in multivariate problems
Annals of Statistics. 35:1512-1534
2007
Local smoothing image segmentation for spotted microarray images
. 102:1129-1144
2007
Jump-preserving regression and smoothing using local linear fitting: a compromise
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics. 59:235-272
2007
Jump surface estimation, edge detection, and image restoration
. 102:745-756
2007
On p-value calculation for multi-stage additive tests
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 77:1057-1064
2007
Jump detection in regression surfaces using both firstorder and second-order derivatives
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 16:289-311
2007
Comparing two crossing hazard rates by Cox proportional hazards modeling
Statistics in Medicine. 26:375-391
2007
Blind deconvolution and deblurring in image analysis
Statistica Sinica. 17:1483-1509
2007
Jump detection in regression surfaces using both firstorder and second-order derivatives
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 16:289-311
2006
Edge-Preserving Image Denoising and Estimation of Discontinuous Surfaces
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 28:1075-1087
2006
Nonparametric methods for solving the Berkson errors-in-variables problem
. 68:201-220
2005
Discrete transform approach to errors-in-variables problems
Biometrika. 92:135-148
2004
The local piecewisely linear kernel smoothing procedure for fitting jump regression surfaces
Technometrics. 46:87-98
2003
The changepoint model for statistical process control
Journal of Quality Technology. 35:355-366
2003
A robust multivariate CUSUM procedure for detecting shifts in all directions
. 52:151-164
2003
A jump-preserving curve fitting procedure based on local piecewiselinear kernel estimation
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics. 15:437-453
2002
A nonparametric method to detect jumps in regression surface
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 11:799-822
2002
Fitting a semiparametric model based on two sources of information
Australian & New Zealand journal of statistics. 44(1):87-97
2002
“Regression modelling of a physiological parameter affected by both intrinsic and extrinsic factors
Biometrical Journal. 44:887-902
2001
A rank based multivariate CUSUM procedure
Technometrics. 43:120-132
2001
ROC curve estimation based on local smoothing
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 70:55-69
2000
“Sample size to test for interaction between a specific exposure and a second risk factor in a pair-matched case-control study
Statistics in Medicine. 19:923-935
2000
Accelerated life testing with Box-Cox transformation
Sankhya-Series A-Mathematical Statistics and Probability. 62:223-235
1999
Prediction of the onset of juvenile myopia
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 40:1936-1943
1999
Tonic accommodation in children
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 40:1050-1060
1999
Modelling daily and subdaily cycles in rat sleep data
Biometrics. 55:930-935
1998
A local polynomial jump detection algorithm in nonparametric regression
Technometrics. 40:141-152
1998
Discontinuous regression surfaces fitting
Annals of Statistics. 26:2218-2245
1997
Nonparametric estimation of the jump regression surface
Sankhya-Series A-Mathematical Statistics and Probability. 59:268-294
1996
An edge detection technique using local smoothing and statistical hypothesis testing
Pattern Recognition Letters. 17:849-872
1994
Estimation of the number of jumps of the jump regression functions
. 23:2141-2155
1993
Generalized statistical function method
Acta Mathematica Sinica-English Series. 13:421-429
1993
Strongly consistent estimates of two classes of jump regression functions
. 9:116-122
1991
Estimation of a kind of jump regression functions
. 4:1-13
1991
Estimation of jump regression functions
. 24:197-212
1990
A new branch of statistics-smoothing spline method
. 6:96-107

Grants

Jun 2020 ACTIVE
Intercollaborative Radiation Countermeasure Consortium (INTERACT Consortium) for advanced development of medical countermeasures (MCM) to mitigate/treat acute and delayed radiation syndromes
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF MARYLAND via NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Nicotinamide riboside as an Enhancer of Exercise Therapy in hypertensive older adults: The NEET Trial
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Aug 2019 ACTIVE
Longitudinal Modeling and Sequential Monitoring of Image Data Streams
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Evaluation of an Adaptive Intervention for Weight Loss Maintenance
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
RadTox: Measuring Radiation Toxicity using Circulating DNA
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: DIACARTA via NATL INST OF HLTH NCI
Sep 2017 – May 2020
Equivalent Partial Correlation Methods for Integrative Genetic Network Analysis
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PURDUE UNIV via NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
STATISTICAL INFERENCE FOR BIOMEDICAL BIG DATA: THEORY, METHODS AND TOOLS
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
University of Florida Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Mar 2017 ACTIVE
Spoken Language in Adolescents with Hearing Loss
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCD
Feb 2017 ACTIVE
FGF-P: A Multipotential Mitigation Agent for Gastrointestinal Syndrome
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Sep 2016 – Aug 2019
Identification and Prediction of High-Risk Periods for Regain After Weight Loss
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2015 – Sep 2017
Equivalent Partial Correlation Methods for Integrative Genetic Network Analysis
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Aug 2014 – Jul 2018
New Methods for Sequential Monitoring of Longitudinal Patterns
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jul 2014 – Jun 2016
IPA for Samuel Wu
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Jun 2014 – May 2016
IPA for Baiming Zou
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Oct 2013 – Sep 2017
IPA for Samuel Wu
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Dec 2011 – Nov 2015
Associations between Ambient Air Pollution and Adverse Outcomes in Florida
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIEHS

Education

PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics
1993-1996 · University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS in Statistics
1992-1993 · University of Georgia
MS in Statistics
1986-1989 · Fudan University, China
BS in Mathematics
1982-1986 · Fudan University, China

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015,2018-2021
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2019-2021
PHC7925 Biostatistics Journal Club
2016,2019-2021
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2017-2018
PHC6020 Clinical Trial Methods

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5911
Emails:
Business:
pqiu@ufl.edu