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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 NASA. I obtained my M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University, and PhD in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from UC Santa Cruz. 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 and Conference

Y. He, “Online Detection and Modeling of Safety Boundaries for Aerospace Applications using Bayesian Statistics”, 2015 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Paper published in IJCNN proceeding

Y. He, “Predicting Time Series Outputs and Time-to-Failure for an Aircraft Controller using Bayesian Statistics”, SIAM 2015 SIAM Conference on Control& Its Application, Paper published in SIAM proceeding

Y. He, “Detection and modeling of high-dimensional thresholds for Fault Detection and Diagnosis using Bayesian Statistics.” 2015 IEEE International Conference on Prognostic and Health Management";

Y. He, and M. Davies. “Bayesian Statistics for Complex Systems Safety Analysis.” IEEE Software Technologies Conference, Mar. 29-Apr. 3, 2014

Y. He, and M. Davies. “Validating an Air Traffic Management Concept of Operation using Statistical Modeling.” AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Boston, MA Aug, 19-22, 2013

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

Selected Membership, Invited talks and Awards

Elected Committee Member in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Prognostic and Health Management conference committee

2011 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE11), Reno, California (Invited Talk)

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

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

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


Email: yuning.he "at"
Phone: 650-604-5982

NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop 269-1
Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000

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