Murali Haran

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Department Head and Professor, Statistics

Research Summary

Research interests include statistical computing (Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms); spatial models (Gaussian random field models); methods for complex computer models; and interdisciplinary collaborations in environmental sciences, climate science, etc.

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Recent Publications

A class of models for large zero-inflated spatial data

Lee, B. S. & Haran, M., 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Bayesian Spatial Models for Projecting Corn Yields

Roth, S., Lee, B. S., Nicholas, R. E., Keller, K. & Haran, M., Jan 2024, In: Remote Sensing. 16, 1, 69.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Spatial distribution and determinants of childhood vaccination refusal in the United States

Kang, B., Goldlust, S., Lee, E. C., Hughes, J., Bansal, S. & Haran, M., May 11 2023, In: Vaccine. 41, 20, p. 3189-3195 7 p.

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Flood hazard model calibration using multiresolution model output

Roth, S. M., Lee, B. S., Sharma, S., Hosseini-Shakib, I., Keller, K. & Haran, M., Mar 2023, In: Environmetrics. 34, 2, e2769.

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Neglecting Model Parametric Uncertainty Can Drastically Underestimate Flood Risks

Sharma, S., Lee, B. S., Hosseini-Shakib, I., Haran, M. & Keller, K., Jan 2023, In: Earth's Future. 11, 1, e2022EF003050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

ICE MODEL CALIBRATION USING SEMICONTINUOUS SPATIAL DATA

Chang, W., Konomi, B. A., Karagiannis, G., Guan, Y. & Haran, M., Sep 2022, In: Annals of Applied Statistics. 16, 3, p. 1937-1961 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A two-stage Cox process model with spatial and nonspatial covariates

Kelling, C. & Haran, M., Oct 2022, In: Spatial Statistics. 51, 100685.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

PICAR: An Efficient Extendable Approach for Fitting Hierarchical Spatial Models

Lee, B. S. & Haran, M., 2022, In: Technometrics. 64, 2, p. 187-198 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Modeling the Social and Spatial Proximity of Crime: Domestic and Sexual Violence Across Neighborhoods

Kelling, C., Graif, C., Korkmaz, G. & Haran, M., Jun 2021, In: Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 37, 2, p. 481-516 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Strategic testing approaches for targeted disease monitoring can be used to inform pandemic decision-making

Nichols, J. D., Bogich, T. L., Howerton, E., Bjørnstad, O. N., Borchering, R. K., Ferrari, M., Haran, M., Jewell, C., Pepin, K. M., Probert, W. J. M., Pulliam, J. R. C., Runge, M. C., Tildesley, M., Viboud, C. & Shea, K., Jun 2021, In: PLoS biology. 19, 6, e3001307.

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Reduced-Dimensional Monte Carlo Maximum Likelihood for Latent Gaussian Random Field Models

Park, J. & Haran, M., Jan 2021, In: Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 30, 2, p. 269-283 15 p.

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A fast particle-based approach for calibrating a 3-d model of the antarctic ice sheet

Lee, B. S., Haran, M., Fuller, R. W., Pollard, D. & Keller, K., 2020, In: Annals of Applied Statistics. 14, 2, p. 605-634 30 p.

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A Function Emulation Approach for Doubly Intractable Distributions

Park, J. & Haran, M., Jan 2 2020, In: Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 29, 1, p. 66-77 12 p.

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Paenibacillus infection with frequent viral coinfection contributes to postinfectious hydrocephalus in Ugandan infants

Paulson, J. N., Williams, B. L., Hehnly, C., Mishra, N., Sinnar, S. A., Zhang, L., Ssentongo, P., Mbabazi-Kabachelor, E., Wijetunge, D. S. S., Von Bredow, B., Mulondo, R., Kiwanuka, J., Bajunirwe, F., Bazira, J., Bebell, L. M., Burgoine, K., Couto-Rodriguez, M., Ericson, J. E., Erickson, T., Ferrari, M., & 32 othersGladstone, M., Guo, C., Haran, M., Hornig, M., Isaacs, A. M., Kaaya, B. N., Kangere, S. M., Kulkarni, A. V., Kumbakumba, E., Li, X., Limbrick, D. D., Magombe, J., Morton, S. U., Mugamba, J., Ng, J., Olupot-Olupot, P., Onen, J., Peterson, M. R., Roy, F., Sheldon, K., Townsend, R., Weeks, A. D., Whalen, A. J., Quackenbush, J., Ssenyonga, P., Galperin, M. Y., Almeida, M., Atkins, H., Warf, B. C., Lipkin, W. I., Broach, J. R. & Schiff, S. J., Sep 30 2020, In: Science Translational Medicine. 12, 563, eaba0565.

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Quantifying spatio-temporal variation of invasion spread

Goldstein, J., Park, J., Haran, M., Liebhold, A. & Bjørnstad, O. N., Jan 16 2019, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1894, 20182294.

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