Yi Zhang, Ph.D.

Senior Statistical and Mathematical Software Engineer I

For over 10 years Yi has been working on numerical methods of differential equations and their software implementations. Before joining Metrum in 2017, he was a software engineer at Altair Engineering, Inc, working on multiphysics numerical solvers and nonlinear dynamics. His current interests include numerical solution of differential equations and uncertainty quantification.

Recent publications by this scientist

A Torsten case study: Evaluating the benefits of cross-chain communication during the warmup phase of Hamiltonian Monte Carlo (HMC) simulation

February 7, 2022

Yi Zhang and William R. Gillespie. Poster presented at 2021 American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP12) virtual meeting. 8-12 November 2021. Poster PIIIB-028

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Torsten: Stan functions for pharmacometric applications – Improvements and new R interface workflow

September 3, 2021

Yi Zhang and William R. Gillespie.  Poster presented at Population Approach Group Europe Annual Meeting; 2-3 and 6-7 September 2021.  Poster I-61.

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Speed up population Bayesian inference by combining cross-chain warmup and within-chain parallelization

November 4, 2020

Yi Zhang, William R. Gillespie, Ben Bales, Aki Vehtari.  Poster presented at 2020 American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP11) virtual meeting. 11 November 2020.


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