Wei Ning
Professor of Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Bowling Green State University
Office: 409 Math Science Building.
Phone:
(419)3727462.
Fax:
(419)3726092.
Email:
wning@bgsu.edu
Address:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 434030221, U.S.A.
Education
 Ph.D., Statistics, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University,, 2006. Advisor: Professor HyuneJu Kim
 M.A., Statistics, Syracuse University, 2003
 B.A., Mathematics,University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 1999
 B.S., Finance,University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 1999
Research Interests
 Mixture Distributions
 Change Point Analysis
 Causal Inference
 Empirical Likelihood Method
 Time Series Analysis
 Survival Analysis
 Sequential Analysis
 Confidence Distribution
Publications (selected)
 Stewart, P. and Ning, W. (2019). Adjusted Empirical Likelihood and Transformed Empirical Likelihood Confidence Intervals for the Data Containing Many Zero Observations.
Under review.
 Opperman, L. and Ning, W. (2019). Sequential Probability Ratio Test for the Skew Normal Distribution.
Under review.
 Opperman, L. and Ning, W. (2019). Energy StatisticsBased Goodness of Fit Test for Skew Normality.
Submitted.
 Ratnasingam, S. and Ning, W. (2019). Confidence Distribution for Skew Normal Changepoint Models.
Under review.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2019). Detecting Change Points in Hazard Functions Based on Empirical Likelihood.
In progress.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2019). An Nonparametric Method in Detecting Changes in ROC Curve.
In progress.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2019). Adjusted Empirical Likelihood Inference for Longitudinal Data with Missing Response Variables.
In progress.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2019). Confidence Regions for Longmemory Time Series models Based on Modified Empirical Likelihood.
In progress.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2019). Modified Adjusted Empirical Likelihood for Shortmemory Time Series Models.
Under review.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D. and Ning, W. (2018+). Empirical Likelihood for Change Point Detection in Time Series Models.
Under review.
 Cai, X., Tian, Y.B. and Ning, W. (2018+). Changepoint Analysis for Coefficient of Variation Based on Empirical Likelihood. Under review.
 Basalamah, D., Said, K.K., Ning, W. and Tian, Y.B. (2018+). Modified Information Criterion for Linear Regression
Changepoint Model with Its Applications. In press. Communications in StatisticsSimulation and Computation.
 Alghamdi, A., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2018+) Statistical Inference for the Transformed Rayleigh Lomax Distribution
with Progressive TypeII Right Censorship. Accepted. Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis.
 Alghamdi, A., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2018). An Information Approach for the Change Point Problem of the Rayleigh Lomax Distribution.
International Journal of Intelligent Technologies and Applied Statistics. 11(4), 233254.
 Basalamah, D., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2018+). The Beta Skewt Distribution and Its Properties. In press. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice.
 Chen, Y.J. and Ning, W. (2018+). Modified Information Criterion in Detecting Change Points in ExponentialLogarithmic Distribution. In press.
Communications in StatisticsSimulation and Computation.
 Said, K.K., Ning, W. and Tian, Y.B. (2017). Modified Information Criterion for Testing Changes in Skew Normal Model. In press.
Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics.
 Said, K.K., Ning, W. and Tian, Y.B. (2017). Detecting Changes in Linear Regression Model with Skew Normal Errors.
Random Operators and Stochastic Equations. 26(1), 110.
 Said, K.K., Basalamah, D., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2017). The Kumaraswamy Skewt Distribution and Its Related Properties.
Communications in StatisticsSimulation and Computation. 47(8), 24092423.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2017). Adjusted Empirical Likelihood for Longmemory Time Series Models.
Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice. 11(1), 220233.
 Piyadi Gamage, R.D., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2017). Adjusted Empirical Likelihood for Time Series Models.
Sankhya B. 79(2), 336360.
 Cai, X., Tian, Y.B. and Ning, W. (2017). Modified Information Approach for Detecting Two Change
Points in Piecewise Linear Failure Rate Function.
Statistics & Probability Letters. 125, 130140.
 Chen, Y.J. and Ning, W. (2017). Tests for SmoothAbrupt Changes with Applications.
Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis. 10(1), 194205.
 Said, K.K., Ning, W. and Tian, Y.B. (2017). Likelihood Procedure for Testing Changes for Skew Normal Model With Application to Stock Returns.
Communications in StatisticsSimulation and Computation. 46(9), 67906802.
 Chen, Y.J., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2016). Empirical Likelihood Based Detection
Procedure for Change Point in Mean Residual Life Functions Under
Random Censorship.
Pharmaceutical Statistics. 15, 246254.

Cai, X., Said, K.K. and Ning, W. (2016). Changepoint Analysis with Bathtub Shape for the Exponential
Distribution.
Journal of Applied Statistics. 43(15), 27402750.
 Chen, Y.J., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2017). Jackknife Empirical Likelihood Test for Equality of Two Mean Residual
Functions.
Communications in StatisticsTheory and
Methods. 46(7), 31113122. Accepted in 2016.
 Ning, W. (2015). Probabilistic Representations of Matrix Variate Skew Normal Models.
Random Operators and Stochastic Equations. 23(1), 2129.
 Ning, W., Yeh, A. B., Wu, X.Q. and Wang, B.X. (2015). DistributionFree Phase I Control Charts
for Individual Observations Based on Empirical Likelihood Ratio.
Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 31(1), 3755.
 Ngunken, G. and Ning, W. (2015). Changepoint Detection Model based on SkewNormal
distributions for aCGH Data.
Journal of Computations & Modelling. 5(2), 7587.
 Chen, Y.J., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2014).Jackknife Empirical Likelihood Methods on Testing for Equality of
Variances of Two Samples.
Journal of Applied Statistics.
42(1), 144160.
 Hasan, A., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2014). An Information Based Approach to Detecting the Change Point Under
the noncentral Skew t Model.
Sequential Analysis. 33, 458474.
 Ngunken, G. and Ning, W. (2014). Information Approach for the Change Point Detection in the Skew Normal Distribution and Its
Applications.
Sequential Analysis. 33, 475490.
 Wu, X.Q., Zhang, S.G. and Ning, W. (2014). Empirical Likelihood Ratio Based Test for Change Point Detection in Linear Regression Model.
Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica (English series).
Accepted.
 Ning, W. (2014). Empirical Likelihood Ratio Based
GoodnessofFit Test for Generalized Lambda Distribution.
European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics. 7
(1), 2236.
 Gupta, A.K., Aziz, M.A. and Ning, W. (2013). On Some Properties of the Unified
Skew Normal Distribution.
Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice. 7, 480495.
 Ning, W. and Ngunkeng, G. (2013). An Empirical Likelihood Ratio Based GoodnessofFit Test for the Skew Normality.
Statistical Methods and Applications. 22, 209226.
 Zhang, H.H., Jing, H.F., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2013). Edgeworth Expansion
of the Momentbased Test for Homogeneity in the Mixture NEFQVF
family.
Communications in StatisticsSimulation and
Computation. 42(10), 22812294.
 Li, H. and Ning, W. (2012). Multiple Comparisons with a Control Under
Heteroscedasticity. Journal of Applied Statistics, 39(2), 22752283.
 Ning, W. (2012). Probabilistic representations of matrix variate skew normal models.
Random Operators and Stochastic Equations. In press.
 Zhang, H.H., Jing, H.F., Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2012). Edgeworth Expansion
of the Momentbased Test for Homogeneity in the Mixture NEFQVF
family. Communications in StatisticsSimulation and
Computation, 42(10), 22812294.
 Ning, W. (2012). Empirical bayes method on changepoints estimation of tumor growth profiles in xenograft experiments. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 19(2), 105115.
 Yan, C.J., Zhang, S.G. and Ning, W. (2012). Estimations of the Improper Linear Regression Models with Complexvalued Data. Journal of The Graduate University
of Chinese Academy of Sciences. 29(2), 146153.
 Ning, W. (2012). The Empirical Likelihood Ratio Test for a Mean Change Point Model with a Linear Trend Followed by an Abrupt Change. Journal of Applied Statistics, 39(5), 947961.
 Ning, W. and Gupta, A.K. (2012). Matrix variate extended skew normal
distributions. Random Operators and Stochastic Equations, 20(4), 299310.
 Ning, W., Pailden, P. and Gupta, A.K. (2011). The Empirical Likelihood Ratio Test for the Epidemic Change Point Model. Journal of Data Science, 10, 107127.
 Ning, W., Gao, Y. C, and Dudewicz, E. J. Chapter 8: Fitting Mixture Distributions Using A Mixture of Generalized Lambda Distributions with Computer Code.
Chapter of Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R (Ed. by
Dudewicz, E.J. and Karian, Z.A.). Publishing date: October 1, 2010.
Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
 Zhang, S.G., Liao, Y. and Ning, W. (2010). Asymptotic Properties of QuasiMaximum Likelihood Estimates in Generalized Linear Models.
Communication in StatisticsTheory and Methods, 40, 44174430.
 Ning, W., Gupta, A. K., (2009) Change Point Analysis For Generalized Lambda Distributions.
Communications in StatisticsSimulation and Computation, 38, 17891802.
 Ning, W., Zhang, S. G. and Yu, C. (2009). A MomentBased Test for the Homogeneity
in Mixture Natural Exponential Family with Quadratic Variance Functions. Statistics and Probability
Letters, 79(6), 828834.
 Ning, W., Gupta, A. K., Yu., C. and Zhang, S.
G., (2009). A MomentBased Test for Homogeneity in Finite Mixture
Models. Communication in StatisticsTheory and
Methods, 38, 13711382.
 Ning, W., Gao, Y. C, and Dudewicz, E. J., (2008).
Fitting Mixture Distributions Using Generalized Lambda Distributions and
Comparisons with Normal Mixtures. American Journal
of Mathematical and Management Science, Vol. 28, NOS. 1\&2, 8199.
 Ning, W. and Kim, H. J., (2008). Residual
Pattern Based Test for Interaction in Twoway ANOVA.
Biometrical Journal, 50(3), 431445.
 Ning, W., (2007). A Momentbased Test of Genetic Linkage Under
Heterogeneity. JP Journal of Biostatistics, 1(3), 267  281.
Ph.D students in Statistics
 Logan Opperman, 8/2017present. BGSU.
 Sima Sharghi, 1/2018present. BGSU.
 Patrick Stewart, 1/2018present. BGSU.
 Suthakaran Ratnasingam , 8/2018present. BGSU.
 Amani Alghamdi, 5/2018. BGSU.
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Science College, King Abdulaziz University,
Saudi Arabia.
 Khamis Said, 8/2017. Coadvised. Beijing Institute of Technology, China.
 Xia Cai, 8/2017. Beijing Institute of Technology, China.
Current position: Assistant Professor, School of Science, Hebei University of Science and Technology, Shijia Zhuang, China.
 Doaa A Basalamah, 8/2017. Coadvised. BGSU.
Current position: Assistant Professor, Mathematical Science Department, Umm Al Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
 Ramadha Dilhani Piyadi Gamage, 8/2017. Coadvised. BGSU.
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Western Washington University, WA.
 Yingju Chen, 8/2015. Coadvised. BGSU.
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Dayton, OH.
 Abeer Hasan, 8/2013. Coadvised. BGSU. Current position: Associate Professor,
Department of Mathematics, Humboldt State University, CA.
 Grace Ngunkeng, 8/2013. BGSU. Current position: Associate Professor,
School of Mathematics and Computer Science, Lake Superior
State University, MI.
 Hong Li, 9/2009. Current position: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Cameron University,
Oklahoma.