teaching photo Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21205

Office: E3535
Phone: (410) 955-2468
Fax: (410) 955-0958
Email: rpeng at jhsph.edu
URL: http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~rpeng/

Education

Experience

Honors and Awards

Publications

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For a complete listing of my publications, please visit my Google Scholar page.

Books

Please see my Books page.

Software

  1. weathermetrics: Functions to calculate dew point temperature, relative humidity, and heat index and to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit. All functions are based on equations and algorithms used by the United States National Weather Service.
  2. mvtsplot: A function for plotting multivariate time series data
    [git repository]
  3. cacher: Tools for caching and distributing statistical analyses in R
    [git repository]
  4. SRPM: A package development and management system for distributed reproducible research
  5. NMMAPSdata: Daily mortality, air pollution, and weather data from the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study.
  6. NMMAPSlite: NMMAPS data made available via 'stashR' databases
  7. filehash: A file-based hash table for R
    [git repository]
  8. filehashSQLite: Filehash databases using the SQLite database backend
  9. cacheSweave: Caching computations in Sweave
    [git repository | Supported in Sweave.sh]
  10. stashR: A Set of Tools for Administering SHared Repositories
  11. gpclib: An R package for clipping complex polygons
    [git repository]
  12. simpleboot: Simple bootstrapping routines in R
    [git repository]
  13. ptproc: An R package for analyzing multi-dimensional point process models.

Web Sites

  1. Simply Statistics blog [web site]
  2. Internet-based Health and Air Pollution Surveillance System (iHAPSS) [web site]
  3. Medicare Cohort Air Pollution Study (MCAPS) [web site]
  4. Reproducible Research Archive [web site]

Workshops and Short Courses

  1. Methods for Reproducible Research, University of Minnesota, 2013
  2. Methods for Reproducible Research, ENAR, 2012
  3. A Crash Course In R, ISEE (Barcelona), September 2011
  4. Advanced R Programming, JHU Center for Computational Genomics, May 2010
  5. Methods for Reproducible Research, ENAR, San Antonio, March 2009
  6. Integrating Computing into the Statistics Curriculum, UC Berkeley, July 2008
  7. NSF Computing in Statistics Workshop, MSRI, May 2007
  8. Summer Program in Statistics for Undergraduates, UCLA, June 2006
    Short course on statistical analysis of air pollution and health data

Invited Presentations

  1. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, April 2013
  2. Department of Statistics “Online Teaching Tea”, Carnegie Mellon University, April 2013
  3. EPA Workshop on Air Sensors 2013: Data Quality & Applications, March 2013
  4. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, February 2013
  5. Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin, February 2013
  6. NIH/CDC Symposium on Extreme Weather, Climate, and Health, January 2013
  7. Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, January 2013
  8. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, March 2012
  9. World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany, October 2011
  10. Applied Mathematics Perspectives, Tools for Reproducible Research Workshop, Vancouver, BC, July 2011
  11. NCI Workshop on Criteria for Use of ’Omics-Based Predictors in Clinical Trials, Bethesda, June 2011
  12. Statistical Methods for Very Large Datasets, Baltimore, June 2011
  13. ENAR, Miami FL, March 2011
  14. National Institute of Child Health and Development, January 2011
    Distributed reproducible research using cached computations
  15. Workshop on Environmetrics, National Center for Atmospheric Research, October 2010
    Health effects of heat waves
  16. Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, April 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  17. Department of Statistics, University of Minnesota, March 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  18. School of Finance and Applied Statistics, Australian National University, January 2010
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  19. Statistical Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, December 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  20. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, November 2009
    On the use of spatial information in studies of the acute health effects of particulate matter constituents
  21. Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, October 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  22. Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University, September 2009
    Spatial misalignment in studies of the acute health effects of air pollution
  23. Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, D. C., August 2009
    The health effects of heat waves
  24. Workshop on Spatial Statistics in Environmental Epidemiology, University of Southern California, March 2009
    Spatial misalignment in time series analyses of air pollution and health data
  25. ENAR, San Antonio, March 2009
    Spatial misalignment in time series analyses of air pollution and health data
  26. Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Beijing, October, 2008
    Air pollution and health: How risky is breathing?
  27. Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, August 2008
    Computing in the statistics curriculum
  28. Interface, Durham, May 2008
    Statistical methods for estimating the health risks of particulate matter components
  29. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2007
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  30. Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City, August 2007
    Estimating the distributed lag between air pollution and hospitalization using a Bayesian hierarchical model
  31. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 2007
    Air Pollution and Health: A Combined European and North American Approach
  32. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 2006
  33. ENAR, Tampa, March 2006
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  34. Joint Statistical Meetings, Minneapolis, August 2005
    Spatial modeling of environmental exposures, diseases, and confounders using national databases
  35. WNAR, Fairbanks, June 2005
    Model choice in time series studies of air pollution and health
  36. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, Baltimore, April 2005
    Combined acute effects of ozone on the daily number of deaths among people older than 75 years in European and North Amercican Cities [with the APHENA group]
  37. Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, February 2005
  38. Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, February 2005
  39. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, January 2005
  40. Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, January 2005
    Do current air pollution levels affect human health? Statistical and computational models for estimating air pollution health effects on a national scale.
  41. Environmental Biostatistics and Epidemiology Group, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, July 2004
    The NMMAPSdata R package and reproducible research
  42. Mini-workshop on Climate and Health, National Center for Atmospheric Research, May 2004
    Seasonal analyses of PM10 and mortality [PDF]
  43. Health Effects Institute Annual Meeting, May 2004
    What models is APHENA using? [with the APHENA group]
  44. Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, February 2004
    Space-time point process models for evaluating a wildfire hazard index [PDF]
  45. Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, September 2003
    Residual analysis for point process models and applications to wildfire hazard assessment
  46. Point Processes: Theory and Applications, Banff International Research Station, June 2003
  47. Department of Statistics, UCLA, May 2003
  48. Statistical Sciences Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, February 2003
  49. Geophysical Statistics Project, National Center for Atmospheric Research, February 2003
  50. Environmental Biostatistics Working Group, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, January 2003
    Multi-dimensional point process models for evaluating a wildfire hazard index
  51. GSO Seminar, Department of Mathematics, UCLA, November 2000
    Multvariate analysis applied to differences in literary style

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