Surya Tapas Tokdar

Surya Tapas Tokdar

Associate Professor of Statistical Science

External address: 
214 Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
(919) 684-2152

Selected Grants

Spatial Information Codes awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2022

Information in Limited-Capacity Neural Codes awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2017 to 2019

Understanding Regression Heterogeneity Through Joint Estimation of Conditional Quantiles awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019

Bayesian Methods for Assessing Gene by Environment Interactions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Investigator). 2009 to 2015

Ghosh, JK, and Tokdar, ST. "Convergence and consistency of Newton’s algorithm for estimating mixing distribution." Frontiers in Statistics: Dedicated to Peter John Bickel in Honor of his 65th Birthday. January 1, 2006. 429-443. Full Text

Burris, K, Vittetoe, K, Ramger, B, Suresh, S, Tokdar, ST, Reiter, JP, and Appelbaum, LG. "Sensorimotor abilities predict on-field performance in professional baseball." Scientific reports 8.1 (January 8, 2018): 116-. Full Text

Klemish, D, Ramger, B, Vittetoe, K, Reiter, JP, Tokdar, ST, and Appelbaum, LG. "Visual abilities distinguish pitchers from hitters in professional baseball." Journal of sports sciences 36.2 (January 2018): 171-179. Full Text

Montagna, S, and Tokdar, ST. "Computer emulation with non-stationary Gaussian processes." SIAM/ASA Journal of Uncertainty Quantification 4 (2016): 26-47.

Yang, Y, and Tokdar, ST. "Minimax-optimal nonparametric regression in high dimensions." Annals of Statistics 43.2 (2015): 652-674. Full Text

Pati, D, Dunson, DB, and Tokdar, ST. "Posterior consistency in conditional distribution estimation." Journal of Multivariate Analysis 116 (2013): 456-472. Full Text

Banerjee, A, Dunson, DB, and Tokdar, ST. "Efficient Gaussian process regression for large datasets." Biometrika 100.1 (2013): 75-89. Full Text Open Access Copy

Shen, W, Tokdar, ST, and Ghosal, S. "Adaptive Bayesian multivariate density estimation with Dirichlet mixtures." Biometrika 100.3 (2013): 623-640. Full Text

Montagna, S, Tokdar, ST, Neelon, B, and Dunson, DB. "Bayesian latent factor regression for functional and longitudinal data." Biometrics 68.4 (December 2012): 1064-1073. Full Text

Martin, R, and Tokdar, ST. "A nonparametric empirical Bayes framework for large-scale multiple testing." Biostatistics 13.3 (2012): 427-439. Full Text

Tokdar, ST, and Kadaney, JB. "Simultaneous linear quantile regression: A semiparametric bayesian approach." Bayesian Analysis 7.1 (2012): 51-72. Full Text