Associate Professor
Mathematics & Statistics

Lucia Tabacu

NORFOLK, 23529

Ph.D. in Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, (2014)

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, (2007)

B.S. in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, (2005)

Research Interests

nonparametric statistics: rank-based testing procedures, longitudinal data, factorial designs; almost sure central limit theory; mathematical statistics


Tabacu, L. M. (2018). Weak convergence of the linear rank statistics under strong mixing conditions. Statistics & Probability Letters 132 , pp. 28-34.
Denker, M. and Tabacu, L. M. (2014). Logarithmic Quantile Estimation for Rank Statistics. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice 9 (1) , pp. 146-170.


Tabacu, L. M. (July , 2016). Recent advances and innovative applications of nonparametric and multivariate methods, Oral Presentation International Statistics Festival Salzburg, Austria .
Tabacu, L. M. (April , 2016). Poster Workshop for Women in Math Sciences North Carolina .
Tabacu, L. M. (August , 2015). Logarithmic quantile estimation for rank statistics Poster 17th Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability Seattle .
Tabacu, L. M. (July , 2015). Logarithmic quantile estimation for rank statistics Oral Presentation European Meeting of Statisticians 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands .
Tabacu, L. M. (April , 2015). Logarithmic quantile estimation and its applications to nonparametric factorial designs Poster International Conference on Robust Rank-Based and Nonparametric Methods Kalamazoo, MI .
Tabacu, L. M. (October , 2013). An almost sure central limit theorem for rank ststistics Paper AMS Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting Louisville, KY.
Tabacu, L. M. (August , 2013). Logarithmic quantile estimation for rank statistics Paper Section on Nonparametric Rank-Based Methods Montreal, Canada .
Tabacu, L. M. (August , 2013). Testing longitudinal data by logarithmic quantile Poster SAMSI, NC.
Tabacu, L. M. (April , 2013). Almost sure central limit theorems Lecture Pennsylvania State.
  • 2016: Travel Award, SAMSI
  • 2015: (Euro 350), European Meeting of Statisticians
  • 2015: Travel Award, University of Washington,
  • 2015: Travel Award, ENAR
  • 2013: Graduate Student Travel, AMS Sectional Meeting
  • 2013: William Harkness Grad Student Travel Award, JSW Montreal Dept.of Statistics
  • 2012: William Harkness Grad. Teaching Award, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2001: University of Bucharest,