The Department of Statistics takes great pride in the teaching and research accomplishments of its faculty. Many have been the recipients of prestigious awards and are recognized internationally in their fields; are engaged in ground-breaking research at the forefront of diverse fields of science; serve as editors of prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journals; and have authored books in areas such as linear models and regression, time series analysis, statistical theory, and stochastic processes which have become standard texts in statistics courses throughout the world.
Research that uses Google Street View cars to map natural gas methane leaks is helping the nation’s largest metropolitan area prioritize tens of millions of dollars in infrastructure upgrades.
Graham Peers and Wen Zhou will investigate next-generation biofuels and bioproducts using photosynthetic microalgae called diatoms.
Mevin Hooten was guest editor of a special scientific journal issue on animal movement modeling.