Bio

Douglas G. Simpson
Professor
Department of Statistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
101 Illini Hall, MC-374
725 South Wright Street
Champaign, IL 61820
+1 (217) 333-2167
dgs@illinois.edu

Research Interests

  • Applied and computational statistics
  • Biostatistics and bioinformatics
  • Robust and semiparametric statistical methods
  • Functional data
  • Quantitative image analysis

Experience

  • 2008-Present: Affiliate Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
  • 1997-Present: Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2000-2019: Chair, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1995-2000: Director, Illinois Statistics Office, Statistical Consulting Service, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 1993-1999: Research Fellow, National Institute of Statistical Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC. 1993-1999
  • 1990-1997: Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 1987-1990: Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Science Foundation
  • 1985-1990: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 1982-1985: Mathematical Statistician, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Education

  • BA, Mathematics, Carleton College, 1980
  • MS, Statistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983
  • PhD, Statistics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985

Professional Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
  • American Statistical Association (ASA Fellow)
  • International Biometric Society (ENAR)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS Fellow)

Appointments and Honors

 

Professor, Department of Statistics