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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Daniel Kowal
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
 
e-mail:Daniel.Kowal@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Statistical Science (2017) Cornell University, New York
  • B.A. Mathematics (2012) Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • M.S. Statistical Science (2015) Cornell University, New York
 
Primary Department
   Department of Statistics
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Websites
 Dr. Kowal's Academic Website
 
Research Areas
 Economics, finance, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, and astronomy
 
Selected Publications
 Other
 

Kowal, D.R., Matteson, D.S., and Ruppert, D. "Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. In press. (Student Paper Award: Nonparametric Statistics Section)." Preprint arXiv:1603.02982 (2017) Accepted

 
 

Kowal, Daniel R; "Bayesian Methods for Functional and Time Series Data."  (2017)

 
 

Kowal, Daniel R; Matteson, David S; Ruppert, David; "A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." Journal of the American Statistical Association (2017) : 1-12.

 
 

Kowal, Daniel R; Matteson, David S; Ruppert, David; "Dynamic Shrinkage Processes." arXiv preprint arXiv:1707.00763 (2017)

 
 

Kowal, Daniel R; Matteson, David S; Ruppert, David; "Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data." Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (2017) : 1-13.

 
 

Kohn, Julie C; Chen, Adeline; Cheng, Stephanie; Kowal, Daniel R; King, Michael R; Reinhart-King, Cynthia A; "Mechanical heterogeneities in the subendothelial matrix develop with age and decrease with exercise." Journal of biomechanics, 49 (2016) : 1447-1453.

 
 

Kowal, Daniel R; Matteson, David S; Ruppert, David; "Gaussian Processes for Functional Autoregression." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, to appear (2016)

 
 

Loredo, Thomas J; Hendry, Martin; Kowal, Daniel; Ruppert, David; "Cepheid light curve demography via Bayesian functional data analysis." American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts, 227 (2016)

 
 

Alcoser, Turi A; Bordeleau, Francois; Carey, Shawn P; Lampi, Marsha C; Kowal, Daniel R; Somasegar, Sahana; Varma, Sonal; Shin, Sandra J; Reinhart-King, Cynthia A; "Probing the biophysical properties of primary breast tumor-derived fibroblasts." Cellular and molecular bioengineering, 8 (2015) : 76-85.

 
 

Kowal, Daniel; "A Modified Ljung-Box Test for the Functional Linear Model."  (2015)

 
 

Loredo, Thomas; Budavari, Tamas; Hendry, Martin A; Kowal, Daniel; Ruppert, David; "Light curve demography via Bayesian functional data analysis." IAU General Assembly, 22 (2015)

 
Presentations
 Invited Talks
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." University of California, Berkeley, Department of Statistics, Berkeley, CA. (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Statistics, Pittsburgh, PA. (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." Duke University, Department of Statistical Science, Durham, NC. (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." University of Missouri, Department of Statistics, Columbia, MO. (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model." University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Statistics, Champaign, IL. (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model, R/Finance Conference, Chicago, IL.." (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model, Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Bozeman, MT." (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model, Rice University, Department of Statistics, Houston, TX." (2017)

 
 

"A Bayesian multivariate functional dynamic linear model, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, Austin, TX." (2017)

 
 

"Dynamic Shrinkage Processes." Texas A&M, Department of Statistics, College Station, TX. (2017)

 
 

"Dynamic Shrinkage Processes." MD Anderson, Department of Biostatistics, Houston, TX. (2017)

 
 

"Dynamic Shrinkage Processes." Baylor University, Department of Statistical Science, Waco, TX. (2018)

 
 

"Dynamic Shrinkage Processes." University of Washington, Department of Biostatistics, Seattle, WA. (2018)

 
 

"Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data. CMStatistics, London, UK.." (2017)

 
 

"Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.." (2017)

 
 

"Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data. Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD.." (2017)

 
 

"Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data. NBER-NSF Time Series Conference,
Chicago, IL.." (2017)

 
 

"Understanding and Modeling the Dynamics of Interest Rates." 7th Eubank Conference on Real World Markets, Houston, TX. (2017)

 
 Session Chair
 

"Bayes Theory and Foundations, Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD.." (2017)

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Dynamic Shrinkage Processes, Business and Economic Statistics Section Student Paper Award (2018)

 Nonparametric Statistics Section Student Paper Award: Functional autoregression for sparsely sampled data,