University of Southern California

Mendel Fygenson
Associate Professor of Data Sciences and Operations

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, University of Michigan; MA, SUNY-Buffalo; BA, BS, Haifa University


Mendel Fygenson's research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Trends in Mathematics, and the Journal of the American Statistical Association. He received Marshall's Golden Apple Award for teaching, as well as the Professor of the year award from Gamma Sigma Alpha, and has consulted for a variety of organizations, including Millennium, Inc., Bristol-Meyers/Squibb, Pre-Clinical Group, and Nitinol Medical Technologies.


Wang, H., and Fygenson, M. (2009) ""Inference for Censored Quantile Regression Models in Longitudinal studies"," Annals of Statistics, Vol. 37 ( No. 2), 756-781.
Fygenson, M. (2008) "Modeling and Predicting Extrapolated Probabilities with Outlooks," Statistica Sinica, 18 (1), 9-90.
Fygenson, M., and Pavlou, P.A. (2006) "Understanding and Predicting Electronic Commerce Adoption: An Extension of the Theory of Planned Behavior," MIS Quarterly.
Fygenson, M. (2001) "Risk Assessments of Low Dose Exposure to Carcinogens," Trends in Mathematics 65-75.
Fygenson, M., and Bar-Lev, S. (2000) "Tests For Exponentiality Versus Increasing Failure Rate Alternatives," Tests for Exponentiality Versus Increasing Failure Rate Alternatives, 4 (1), 73-86.
Fygenson, M., and Kemperman, J.B. (2000) "The Convexity Structure of the Logit Transform of Classical Distributions," Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability: Methodology, Practice and Inference, 1, 422-425.
Fygenson, M., and Basuroy, S. (1998) "Cross-Promotions Through Price Discrimination,".
Fygenson, M. (1997) "A New Approach in Modeling a Categorical Response. Part I: The Binary Case," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 90, 1062-1068.
Fygenson, M. (1995) "Tests for Increasing the Hazard Rate,".
Cohen, A., Fygenson, M., and Sackrowitz, H.B. (1995) "Unbiased Testing of Treatments Against a Control," Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 22, 95-104.
Fygenson, M., and Zhou, M. (1994) "Regression and Analysis with right Censored Data," Annals of Statistics, 22 (747-762).
Fygenson, M., and Tripathi, S. (1994) "Tension Control of Cellular Proliferation,".
Fygenson, M., and Ritov, Y. (1994) "Monotone Estimating Equations for Censored Regression," Annals of Statistics, 22, 732-746.
Fygenson, M., and Zhou, M. (1992) "Modification of the Koul Susarla & Van Ryzin Estimator for Linear Regression Models with Right Censoring," Statistics and Probability Letters, 13, 259-299.
Fygenson, M. (1991) "Optimal Sequential Estimation for Semi-Markov & Markov Renewal Processes," Communications in Statistics, 20, 1427-1444.
Fygenson, M. (1989) "A Fundamental Matrix for Regular Semi-Markov Processes," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 32, 151-160.