Dr. Xi joined the department of Radiology as an assistant professor in August, 2015. He has previously worked at the department as a statistician for three years. His research interests includes Bayesian clustering, mixture models in spatial analysis and image segmentation. 


Donghua University (2008), Mathematics
Graduate School
Stephen F Austin State Uni (2010), Statistics
Graduate School
Southern Methodist University (2015), Statistics

Research Interest

  • Bayesian statistical methods
  • Mixture models
  • Spatial Analysis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Tumor Vascularity in Renal Masses: Correlation of Arterial Spin-Labeled and Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessments.
Zhang Y, Kapur P, Yuan Q, Xi Y, Carvo I, Signoretti S, Dimitrov I, Cadeddu JA, Margulis V, Muradyan N, Brugarolas J, Madhuranthakam AJ, Pedrosa I Clin Genitourin Cancer 2015 Aug
Assessment of Prospectively Assigned Likert Scores for Targeted MR Imaging-Transrectal US Fusion Biopsies in Patients with Suspected Prostate Cancer.
Costa DN, Lotan Y, Rofsky NM, Roehrborn C, Liu A, Hornberger B, Xi Y, Francis F, Pedrosa I J. Urol. 2015 Jul
Effect of technical parameters on transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts utilizing stent grafts.
Andring B, Kalva SP, Sutphin P, Srinivasa R, Anene A, Burrell M, Xi Y, Pillai AK World J. Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul 21 26 8110-7
The Role of Biomarkers to Diagnose Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis. A Meta-analysis.
van Asten SA, Peters EJ, Xi Y, Lavery LA Curr Diabetes Rev 2015 Jul
SHINKEI--a novel 3D isotropic MR neurography technique: technical advantages over 3DIRTSE-based imaging.
Kasper JM, Wadhwa V, Scott KM, Rozen S, Xi Y, Chhabra A Eur Radiol 2015 Jun 25 6 1672-7
High-resolution CT findings in children with a normal pinna or grade I microtia and unilateral mild stenosis of the external auditory canal.
Jacob R, Gupta S, Isaacson B, Kutz JW, Roland P, Xi Y, Booth TN AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2015 Jan 36 1 176-80
Practice quality improvement during residency: where do we stand and where can we improve?
Choudhery S, Richter M, Anene A, Xi Y, Browning T, Chason D, Morriss MC Acad Radiol 2014 Jul 21 7 851-8
Achieving ideal computed tomographic scan length in patient with suspected urolithiasis.
de Leon AD, Xi Y, Champine J, Costa DN J Comput Assist Tomogr 2014 Mar-Apr 38 2 264-7
Radioablative Dose for Pelvic and Para-Aortic Lymph Node Metastases From Cervical Cancer
M.R. McKeever, H. Lindsay, J. Barclay, J. Dubas, Y. Xi, A. Bailey, K. Albuquerque International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 2014 90 1 S475-S476

Honors & Awards

  • American Statistical Association Travel Award
    Sole Recipient of the American Statistical Association Travel Award to attend the 11th annual RSNA Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop (2015-2015)