Bowei Xi


Associate Professor 



HAAS 228 

Office Phone

(765) 494-6030 



B.S. in Statistics from Peking University (China), M.A. and Ph.D in Statistics from the University of Michigan 

Research Areas

Computer Science and Statistics (Data Mining, Machine Learning, Computer Networks, Massive/High Dimensional Data, Computational Methods for Statistics 

Notable Experience

Internship at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, working in the performance modeling group to optimize server performance (patent filed for methods and apparatus for automatic system parameter configuration for performance improvement) 


Estimating Network Internal Losses Using a New Class Of Probing Experiments (with G. Michailidis and V. N. Nair, Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) (2003). A Smart Hill-Climbing Algorithm for Application Server Configuration (with Z. Li, Z. Liu, M. Raghavachari, and C. Xia) Proceedings of the International World Wide Web Conference (2004). Fast Least Squares Algorithms for Estimating and Monitoring Network Link Losses Based on Active Probing Schemes (with G. Michailidis and V. N. Nair) (to be submitted)