Haim Bar

Associate Professor

Haim Bar received his Ph.D. in statistics at Cornell University in 2012 (Dissertation Topic: "Parallel Testing, and Variable Selection - a Mixture-Model Approach with Applications in Biostatistics". Advisors: James Booth (Chair), Martin T. Wells, Robert L. Strawderman). He received his M.Sc. in statistics in 2010 (Cornell University) and an M.Sc. in computer science in 2002 (Yale University). He received his bachelor degree in mathematics (Cum Laude) in 1993, at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His professional interests include statistical modeling, shrinkage estimation, high throughput applications in biology (e.g., genomics), Bayesian statistics, variable selection, and machine learning. From 1995 to 1997, he was with Motorola, Israel, as a computer programmer in the Wireless Access Systems Division. From 1997 until 2003 he worked for MicroPatent, LLC, where he held the position of Director of Software Development. In 2003 he moved to Ithaca, NY, and worked as a Principal Scientist at ATC-NY.

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