Bong-Jin Choi, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor
221F Morrill Hall
(701) 231-9788 


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Kyungnam University, South Korea
Master of Arts, Statistics,University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Doctor of Philosophy, Statistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

NDSU Affiliations

Department of Statistics
Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

Big Health Care Data Analysis 
Machine Learning 
Computational Statistics
Data Science

Professional Memberships

American Statistics Association
Korean International Statistics Society
International Biometric Society 
International Federation of Nonlinear Analysts
Reviewer for multiple journals, including: International Journal of Epidemiology, JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, International Journal of Mathematical Sciences in Medicine, Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences. 


PH 731, Biostatistics 
STAT 469/669, Introduction to Biostatistics
STAT 461/661, Applied Regression Models 
STAT 770, Survival Analysis


Pham, M. H., Tsokos, C., & Choi, B.-J. “Maximum likelihood estimation for the generalized Pareto distribution and goodness-of-fit test with censored data.” Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 17(2), eP2608. DOI: 10.22237/jmasm/1553261471, 2019

Brenda Vincent, Nathaniel Johnson, Grant Tomkinson, Ryan McGrath, Brian Clark, Bong-Jin Choi, “Sleeping Time is Associated with Functional Disability in a National Sample of Older Americans”, Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01524-0, 2020

Bong-Jin Choi, Mingao Yuan, “An extended empirical likelihood approach to improved estimation”, Global Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 2020

Abhijeet R Patil, Bong-Jin Choi, Sangjin Kim, “Improving the classification performance with group lasso based ranking method”, Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, 2020

Elizabeth Skoy, Michael Kelsch, Kylie Hall, Bong-Jin Choi, Paul Carson, “Increasing Adult Immunization Rates in a Rural State through Targeted Pharmacist Education”, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2020

Fecri Karanki, Siew Hoon Lim, Bong-Jin Choi, “THE DETERMINANTS OF AERONAUTICAL CHARGES OF U.S. AIRPORTS: A SPATIAL ANALYSIS", Journal of Air Transport Management, 2020

Yong Xu, Bong-Jin Choi, “Analysis SEER Breast Cancer Data Using Random Forest”, International Journal of Mathematical Sciences in Medicine, 2018

Jennifer L. Lund, Anne-Marie Meyer, Allison M. Deal, Bong-Jin Choi, YunKyung Chang, Grant Williams, Mackenzi Peergolotti, Emily Guerard, Hyman B. Muss, Hann K. Sanoff, “Data Linkage to Improve Geriatric Oncology Research: A Feasibility Study.” The Oncologist, 2017;22:1-4

Dalia S, Chavez JC, Bello CM, Chervenick PA, Little BJ, Al Ali NH, Sokol L, Sotomayor EM, Lee J, Fisher K, Thompson Z, Choi B, Shah BD. “A New Prognostic Index In Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Using Serum Albumin: A Pilot Study Evaluating The Albumin Adjusted-International Prognostic Index (A-IPI).” Blood. 2013 November 15; 122(21):4267-4267.

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