Doctoral students


Steven P. Millard (Biomathematics): Statistical methods and optimal sampling designs for detection of aquatic ecological change. Now running PSI, a consulting company, and Co-Manager of the Statistical Analysis Unit of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network Coordinating Center.

Daijin Ko (Statistics): Robust statistics on compact metric spaces. Now Professor of Management Science and Statistics at University of Texas, San Antonio.


Wasima Rida (Biostatistics): Stochastic models for the spread of communicable diseases: parameter estimates and their properties. Now private consulatant in the DC area. email.

Gary Grunwald (Statistics): Time series models for continuous proportions. Now Professor of Biostatistics and Informatics at University of Colorado Denver.

Steve Kaluzny (Quantitative Ecology): Estimation of trends in spatial data. Now Principal Architect at TIBCO, Seattle. email.


Pat Sullivan (Quantitative Ecology): Catch at length analysis: a Kalman filter approach. Now Associate Professor of Natural Resources, Cornell University.


James P. Hughes (Statistics): A class of stochastic models for relating synoptic atmospheric patterns to local hydrologic phenomena. Now Research Professor of Biostatistics, University of Washington.

Ken Newman (Statistics): State-space modeling of salmon migration and a Monte Carlo alternative to the Kalman filter. Now Reader of Mathematics at University of Edinburgh.


Renato Assunçao (Statistics): Robust estimation in point processes. Professor of Computer Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Dean Billheimer (Statistics): Statistical analysis of biological monitoring data: state space models for species composition. Now Associate Professor of Biometry, University of Arizona.

Wendy Meiring (Statistics): Estimation of heterogeneous space-time covariance. Now Associate Professor of Statistics, University of California at Santa Barbara.


Ian Painter (Statistics): Inference in a discrete parameter space. Now Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington.


Sandra Catlin (Statistics): Statistical inference for partially observed Markov population models. Now Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nevada at Las Vegas.


Brandon Whitcher (Statistics): Assessing nonstationary time series using wavelets. Head of Image Analysis and Signal Processing Pfizer Global R&D, Cambridge, MA.


Ashley Steel (Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management): In-stream factors affecting juvenile salmon out-migration. Now Supervisory Statistician at the Pacific Northwest Station of the US Forest Service, Seattle. email


Enrica Bellone (Statistics): Nonhomogeneous hidden Markov models for downscaling synoptic atmospheric patterns to precipitation amounts. Now at Risk Management Solutions, UK. email

Barnali Das (Statistics): Global Covariance Modeling: A Deformation Approach to Anisotropy. Statistician at National Center for Health Statistics.

Daniela Golinelli (Statistics): Bayesian inference in hidden stochastic population processes. Mathematica Policy Research, Golinelli Consulting and RAND Corporation

Peter Craigmile (Statistics): Parameter estimation of trend contaminated long memory processes. Now Professor, The Ohio State University.


Doris Damian (Biostatistics): A Bayesian approach to estimating heterogeneous spatial covariances. Now Associate Director / Sr. Expert Biostatistician at EMD Serono, Inc email


Tamre Cardoso (Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management): A hierarchical Bayes model for combining precipitation measurements from different sources. Principal, TerraStat Conuslting and Lecturer at University of Washington. email


Debashis Mondal (Statistics): Wavelet variance analysis for time series and random fields. Now Assistant Professor at Oregon State University.


Hilary Lyons (Statistics): Seeing the trees through the forest: a competition model for growth and mortality . Now Statistician at Intellectual Ventures, Bellevuew, WA.