Murali Haran

Associate Professor of Statistics

Research Summary

Statistical computing (Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms); spatial models (Gaussian random field models); methods for complex computer models; interdisciplinary collaborations in environmental sciences, climate science, disease modeling, ecology

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Climate Uncertainty Calibration Model Climate Models Emulation Modeling Ice Statistics Earth (Planet) Model Calibration Bayesian Inference Projection Sea Ice Time Series Method Infectious Diseases Methodology Computer Model Gaussian Process Climate Modeling Graph Model Random Graphs Markov Chain Monte Carlo Domestic Violence

Most Recent Papers


Ben Seiyon Lee, Murali Haran, 2022, Technometrics on p. 187-198

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

James D. Nichols, Tiffany L. Bogich, Emily Howerton, Ottar N. Bjørnstad, Rebecca K. Borchering, Matthew Ferrari, Murali Haran, Christopher Jewell, Kim M. Pepin, William J.M. Probert, Juliet R.C. Pulliam, Michael C. Runge, Michael Tildesley, Cecile Viboud, Katriona Shea, 2021, PLoS Biology

Modeling the Social and Spatial Proximity of Crime

Claire Kelling, Corina Graif, Gizem Korkmaz, Murali Haran, 2021, Journal of Quantitative Criminology on p. 481-516

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

Joseph N. Paulson, Brent L. Williams, Christine Hehnly, Nischay Mishra, Shamim A. Sinnar, Lijun Zhang, Paddy Ssentongo, Edith Mbabazi-Kabachelor, Dona S.S. Wijetunge, Benjamin Von Bredow, Ronnie Mulondo, Julius Kiwanuka, Francis Bajunirwe, Joel Bazira, Lisa M. Bebell, Kathy Burgoine, Mara Couto-Rodriguez, Jessica E. Ericson, Tim Erickson, Matthew Ferrari, Melissa Gladstone, Cheng Guo, Murali Haran, Mady Hornig, Albert M. Isaacs, Brian Nsubuga Kaaya, Sheila M. Kangere, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Elias Kumbakumba, Xiaoxiao Li, David D. Limbrick, Joshua Magombe, Sarah U. Morton, John Mugamba, James Ng, Peter Olupot-Olupot, Justin Onen, Mallory R. Peterson, Farrah Roy, Kathryn Sheldon, Reid Townsend, Andrew D. Weeks, Andrew J. Whalen, John Quackenbush, Peter Ssenyonga, Michael Y. Galperin, Mathieu Almeida, Hannah Atkins, Benjamin C. Warf, W. Ian Lipkin, James R. Broach, Steven J. Schiff, 2020, Science Translational Medicine

A Function Emulation Approach for Doubly Intractable Distributions

Jaewoo Park, Murali Haran, 2020, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics on p. 66-77

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

Ben Seiyon Lee, Murali Haran, Robert W. Fuller, David Pollard, Klaus Keller, 2020, Annals of Applied Statistics on p. 605-634

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

Jaewoo Park, Murali Haran, 2020, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics on p. 269-283

Computer Model Calibration Based on Image Warping Metrics

Yawen Guan, Christian Sampson, J. Derek Tucker, Won Chang, Anirban Mondal, Murali Haran, Deborah Sulsky, 2019, Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics on p. 444-463

Quantifying spatio-temporal variation of invasion spread

Joshua Goldstein, Jaewoo Park, Murali Haran, Andrew Liebhold, Ottar N. Bjørnstad, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences


Roman Olson, Kelsey L. Ruckert, Won Chang, Klaus Keller, Murali Haran, Soon Il An, 2019, R Journal on p. 209-225

Most-Cited Papers

Dimension reduction and alleviation of confounding for spatial generalized linear mixed models

John Hughes, Murali Haran, 2013, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B: Statistical Methodology on p. 139-159

Piecing together the past

Martin P. Tingley, Peter F. Craigmile, Murali Haran, Bo Li, Elizabeth Mannshardt, Bala Rajaratnam, 2012, Quaternary Science Reviews on p. 1-22

A climate sensitivity estimate using Bayesian fusion of instrumental observations and an Earth System model

Roman Olson, Ryan Sriver, Marlos Goes, Nathan M. Urban, H. Damon Matthews, Murali Haran, Klaus Keller, 2012, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

Large ensemble modeling of the last deglacial retreat of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

David Pollard, Won Chang, Murali Haran, Patrick Applegate, Robert DeConto, 2016, Geoscientific Model Development on p. 1697-1723

Uncertainty analysis in climate change assessments

Richard W. Katz, Peter F. Craigmile, Peter Guttorp, Murali Haran, Bruno Sansó, Michael L. Stein, 2013, Nature Climate Change on p. 769-771

Emulating a gravity model to infer the spatiotemporal dynamics of an infectious disease

Roman Jandarov, Murali Haran, Ottar Bjørnstad, Bryan Grenfell, 2014, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C: Applied Statistics on p. 423-444

Fast dimension-reduced climate model calibration and the effect of data aggregation

Won Chang, Murali Haran, Roman Olson, Klaus Keller, 2014, Annals of Applied Statistics on p. 649-673

Inferring likelihoods and climate system characteristics from climate models and multiple tracers

K. Sham Bhat, Murali Haran, Roman Olson, Klaus Keller, 2012, Environmetrics on p. 345-362

Bayesian Inference in the Presence of Intractable Normalizing Functions

Jaewoo Park, Murali Haran, 2018, Journal of the American Statistical Association on p. 1372-1390

What is the effect of unresolved internal climate variability on climate sensitivity estimates?

R. Olson, R. Sriver, W. Chang, M. Haran, N. M. Urban, K. Keller, 2013, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres on p. 4348-4358