Hui Lin

Contact Information

Email: longqiman@gmail.com
Data Science Blog: http://scientistcafe.com
Github: https://github.com/happyrabbit

Working and Research Experience

  • May. 2013 - Present, Data Scientist, DuPont Pioneer
  • Provide statistical leadership for a broad range of predictive analytics and customer segmentation analyses focused on improving Sales and Marketing productivity
  • Analyze market research survey data using psychometric models and natural language processing; quantitatively study customer perception and identify variables that are predictive of patterns and/or are leading indicators
  • Work with data engineers to design and build marketing database in the cloud to support current and future marketing analytics
  • Jun 2015-Present, Co-organizer, Central Iowa R User Group
  • Jun.2012- Apr. 2013, Consultant, Statistical Consulting for Business College, Iowa State University
  • Apr.2012- Apr. 2013, Research Assistant, Exact Test for Difference in Proportions Based on One-to-two Matched Binary Data
  • Nov.2011- Apr. 2013, Research Assistant, Distribution of Non-normal, Dependent Bivariates with Additive Measurement Error
  • Sep.2009- Apr. 2013, Research Assistant, Production Animal Disease Risk Assessment Program
  • Aug.2011- May.2012, Consultant, General University Statistical Consulting and Statistics Consulting for College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University
  • Spring.2010 Semester, Teaching Assistant, TA for STAT 341, 342, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
  • Sep.2008- May.2009, Research Assistant, Bayesian Methods in Earthquake Forecast, Beijing
    Statisitcal methods: MCMC, Bayesian hierarchical model
  • Mar.2008- May.2009, Research Team Leader, Statistics Methods for Cosmological Parameters Estimation, Beijing, Undergraduate Creative Research Project Sponsored by Beijing City
  • Oct.2007- Dec.2008, Research Assistant, Sugar Futures Market in China, Beijing
    Statisitcal methods: Time series analysis including ARCH auto regression, cyclical analysis and spectral analysis
  • Oct.2007- Mar.2008, Research Team Leader, Parameter Constrains in Astronomy Based on LCDM Cosmology, Beijing, Undergraduate Scientific Research Project Sponsored by Beijing Normal University
  • Journal Publications

  • Krysta Deitz, Kelly Makielski, Jackie M. Williams, Hui Lin, Jo Ann Morrison (2015). Effect of 6-8 weeks of oral ursodeoxycholic acid administration on serum concentrations of fasting and postprandial bile acids and biochemical analytes in healthy dogs. ,Veterinary Clinical Pathology, DOI: 10.1111/vcp.12275.
  • Hui Lin , (2013), Statistical methods in disease risk analysis, disease testing and nutrition epidemiology, Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 13380. http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/13380
  • Hui Lin, Chong Wang, Peng Liu, Derald J. Holtkamp (2012), Construction of Disease Risk Scoring Systems using Logistic Group Lasso: Application to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Survey Data (Journal of Applied Statistics. DOI:10.1080/02664763.2012.752449)
  • Derald J. Holtkamp, Hui Lin, Chong Wang (2012), Identifying questions in the American Association of Swine Veterinarian's PRRS risk assessment survey that are important for retrospectively classifying swine herds according to whether they reported clinical PRRS outbreaks in the previous 3 years. , Preventive Veterinary Medicine 106(2012) 42-52
  • Hui Lin, Cheng Hao, Xiao Wang, Qiang Yuan, Tong-Jie Zhang, and Bao-Quan Wang (2008), Observational H(z) Data as a complementary to other cosmological probes, Modern Physics Letter A (No. MPLA-D-08-00168R1)
  • Allen, Kelli; Coetzee, Johann; Edwards-Callaway, Lily; Glynn, Hayley; Dockweiler, Jenna; KuKanich, Butch; Lin, Hui; Wang, Chong; Fraccaro, Elena; Jones, Meredyth; Bergamasco, Luciana (2012), The impact and effect of timing of oral meloxicam administration on physiological responses in calves after dehorning with local anesthesia Journal of Dairy Science, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2012-6251
  • Derald J. Holtkamp, Hui Lin, Chong Wang (2012), Evaluation of an objective risk scoring system for assessing the likelihood of virus introduction in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus-free breed-to-wean sow herds in the U.S. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 3 168-175
  • J.M. Williams, I.A. Krebs, E.A. Riedesel, C.K. Kelly, H. Lin (2013), COMPARISON OF FLUOROSCOPY AND COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR TRACHEAL LUMEN DIAMETER MEASUREMENT AND DETERMINATION OF INTRALUMINAL STENT SIZE IN HEALTHY DOGS (Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound. DOI: 10.1111/vru.12111)
  • Book

  • 套路!机器学习 (Machine Learning Using R) : By Hui Lin
      Publisher in China: Publishing House of Electronics Industry
      Status: Published in Jun 2017
  • Introduction to Data Science: By Hui Lin and Ming Li
      Status: Still writing
  • Book Translation

  • Applied Predictive Modeling : By Max Kuhn and Kjell Johnson
      Chinese translator for chapters 1-4, 12-14, 16, 18-20
      Pubisher in China: Huazhang Publishing Inc.
      Status: Published in May 2016
  • R for Marketing Research and Analytics : By Chris Chapman and Elea McDonnell Feit
      Chinese translator for the book
      Pubisher in China: Huazhang Publishing Inc.
      Status: Published in Oct 2016
  • Statistical Rethinking - A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan : By Richard McElreath
      Chinese translator for the book
      Pubisher in China: Huazhang Publishing Inc.
      Status: Expect to finish by Oct 2017
  • Technical Reports

  • (2014) Exact Test for Difference in Proportions Based on One-to-two Matched Binary Data
  • (2014) Distribution of Non-normal, Dependent Bivariates with Additive Measurement Error
  • (2012) Modeling Dependence with Copulas: Theory and Applications
  • Tutorials and Invited Talks

  • Preparing Statistician/Statistics Graduates to Be Data Scientist, 2017-07-30, Joint Statistical Meeting 2017, [Course Website]
  • Interactive document and dashboard using R and shiny, 2017-07-12, Central Iowa R User Group, [Blog]
  • Data Scientist Using R - Data Wrangling, 2017-05-02, Central Iowa R User Group, [Blog]
  • Data Science Introduction, 2017-03-29, Central Iowa R User Group, [Slides]
  • Unlock Unstructured Data,2016-12-29, Beijing Institute of Technology, [Slides], [Rcode]
  • 用R进行市场调查和消费者感知分析[Market Research Customer Perception Analytics],2016-7-21,雪晴数据网, [Video], [Slides], [Rcode]
  • 数据整合和辅助建模技术(1)(Data Wrangling in R and Model Technique [1]), 2016-6-8, Capital of Statistics(COS) - North America, [Video], [Slides], [Rcode1] [Rcode2]
  • 数据分析一般流程和数据预处理(General Process of Data Analysis and Data Preprocessing), 2016-6-2, Capital of Statistics(COS) - North America, [Video], [Slides], [Rcode]
  • Jewels Academy Math Camp, 2016.2.20, Jewels Academy, Des Moines, Iowa
  • 什么是数据科学家?(What is data scientist), 2015.12.12, Capital of Statistics(COS)沙龙, Beijing, CHINA, [Video], [Slides]
  • Data Pre-processing Using R, 2015.11, Central Iowa R User Group, Johnston, Iowa, USA
  • Analytics to Support Business Decision in Traditional Industry, 2014, 7th R conference, Beijing, CHINA
  • Services and Professional Membership

  • 2018 Program Chair: ASA Section on Statistics in Marketing
  • 2017 Program Chair-Elect: ASA Section on Statistics in Marketing
  • 2016-2017, Web developer and maintainer, Johnston Alternative Gift Market
      Alternative Gift Market is filled with unique gift ideas designed to delight the recipient and help those less fortunate in our community, and beyond, experience better lives. St Paul Presbyterian hosted the first annual Johnston Alternative Gift Market on Saturday, November 22, 2014.
  • 2015-Present, ASA Section on Statistics in Marketing
  • 2015-Present, Caucus for Women in Statistics
  • 2012-Present, Capital of Statitics (http://cos.name/), administrator
  • 2012-Present, Referee, Journal of Applied Statistics
  • 2011-Present, American Statistical Association (ASA), member
  • May 24-25, 2014, Committee member, 7th R conference, Beijing, CHINA
  • 2013-2014, Chinese teacher, Iowa Chinese Language School (ICLS), Johnston, Iowa
      ICLS (http://www.iowachineseschool.org/) is a non-profit and volunteer-based organization established on July 17, 1999.
      ICLS is also a member of Chinese School Association in the United States (CSAUS).
      ICLS currently has an enrollment of 100+ students aged from 4 to adult in seventeen classes. The teachers are selected from the volunteers who have Mandarin Chinese as their native language and hold at least Bachelor degree and have teaching skills
  • Summer 2007, Organizer, Campaign to raise money for impoverished students, Shaowu City, Fu Jian Province, CHINA
  • Education

    2011 - 2013 PhD in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA
    2009 - 2011 MS in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, USA
    2005 - 2009 BS in Statistics, School of Mathematical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China