Igor Zurbenko, Ph.D.
SUNY Professor, Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health, SUNY
One University Place
Rensselaer, NY 12144-3456
Phone: (518) 402 - 0393
Probability and Statistics (DrPS), 1980, Moscow State University, (Special
Postdoctoral Degree awarded for internationally recognized Scientific
Statistics, 1971, Moscow State University.
Statistics, 1970, Moscow State University.
Courses Frequently Taught:
Intensive lecturing was provided on the following subjects:
General probability and statistics, Time series in a time and frequency domain,
Spectral analysis, Advanced time series, Multivariate analysis, Linear methods,
Nonparametric statistical inferences, Survival analysis, Markov chains and
Brownian motions, Sample survey, Models in Biology, Environmental statistics,
Models in Epidemiology, Signal processing, Stochastic processes, Computer
methods of simulations.
Apply Time series
and Spatial data analysis, computational algorithms for the discovery breaks in
the data and special image reconstruction. Applications in environmental
pollutions, climate, social and economic data, health and biomedical data.
Parametric and nonparametric data analysis, multivariate analysis, spectral
I.G. Zurbenko, The Spectral Analysis of Time Series,
North-Holland Series in Statistics and Probability, 1986, 248pp.
Zurbenko I., Porter, P. S., Rao, S. T., Ku, J. Y., Gui, R.,
Eskridge, R. E. Detecting
discontinuities in time series of upper air data: Development
and demonstration of an adaptive
filter technique, Journal of Climate. Vol.9, No.12, December
1996, p. 3548-3560.
Zurbenko I.,Rao S.T.,Henry R. Mapping Ozone in the Eastern
United States, Environmental Manager, 1995, 1, 24-30.
Zurbenko I. Robust spectral estimations of nonstationary and
noisy processes, Plenary lecture at IEEE Signal Processing Int. Conference,
ATHOS, Spain, UPC 1995,209-214.
G.DiRienzo, I.Zurbenko, Semi-Adaptive nonparametric spectral
estimation, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, V.8, No1,
Zurbenko I., Porter. P.S., Construction of high-resolution
wavelets, Signal Processing, vol. 65 issue 2, 1998, 315-327.
Rao S.T., Zurbenko I.G., Neagu R., Porter P.S., Ku J.Y.,
Henry R.F. Space and Ti Scales in
Ambient Ozone Data, Bulletin of American Meteorological
Society, Vol.78, No.10,
October 1997, 2153-2166.
P.S.Porter, S.T.Rao, I.G.Zurbenko, A.M.Dunker, G.T.Wolff,
Ozone Air Quality Over North
America, Journal of the Air & Waste Management
Association, Vol.51, 273-306, 2001.
R.Gerby, L.Close. I.Zurbenko, Optimization of Effectiveness
of Profiling System, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on
Statistics and Related Fields, Honolulu, 2002.
R Neagu, I.Zurbenko, Tracking and separating non-stationary
multi-component chirp signals,
Journal of Franklin Institute, vol. 339, pp 499 - 520, vol
340, pp 103 - 123 2003, Pergamon Press.
Wei Yang, Igor Zurbenko, A Semi-Adaptive Smoothing Algorithm
in Bispectrum Estimation,
Proceedings Annual ASA conference, Seattle, 2006.
Proceedings of the American Statistical Association [CD-ROM], Alexandria, VA.