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Yuning He, PhD

I am a research scientist with the Robust Software Engineering Group in the Intelligent Systems Division (Code TI), at NASA Ames Research Center, employed by the University of California Santa Cruz. I obtained my PhD in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from UC Santa Cruz, and M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University. My research interests include applied Bayesian statistics with emphasis on computer experiment, statistical learning, using statistical models and tools in combination with traditional formal methods for the analysis and verification and validation (V&V) of complex safety critical and online software systems.

Selected Publications

Y. He, H.K.H. Lee, and M. Davies. “Towards Validation of an Adaptive Flight Control Simulation Using Statistical Emulation.” AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Garden Grove, CA, Jun. 19- 21, 2012; Nominated best paper in the session

Y. He, H.K.H. Lee, and M. Davies. “Predicting Time to Failure in an Adaptive Flight Control Simulation.” Journal of Navigation, Control, and Dynamics.

Y. He, H. Lee, and M. Davies. "Predicting variable-length functional outputs for emulation of a ight simulator." Technical report, UCSC AMS, 2012.

Selected Conferences and Awards

Classification Society Annual Conference, CMU (invited talk), 2012

ISBA World Conference of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), Kyoto, Japan, 2012

International Federation of Classi cation Societies (IFCS), The Netherlands, 2013

AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Boston, August 2013

IEEE STC Conference, California, 2014

2012 ISBA World Conference of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, Early Career Researchers Travel Grant Award


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