|September 2017 - Present||Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mathematics and Statistics|
|August 2011 - August 2017||Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mathematics and Statistics|
|August 2010 - May 2011||Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue University ‐ Statistics|
Statistical modeling of biological data, Genomics, epigenomics, and bioinformatics, Modeling sleep in Drosophila melanogaster, Modeling heterogeneity in autism spectrum disorder, Inquiry-based math and science integration in K-12 education, Undergraduate statistics research, and Statistical methods: Markov models, survival analysis, regression analysis, functional principal component analysis, multivariate methods
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Teaching Award Missouri University of Science and Technology, 11/2015
- StatCom Community Service Award Department of Statistics, Purdue University, 05/2007
|2004 - 2010||Ph. D. in Statistics, Purdue University ‐ Statistics|
|2002 - 2004||M.S. in Applied Statistics, Purdue University ‐ Statistics|
|1997 - 2001||B.S. in Mathematics, Missouri State University ‐ Mathematics|
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Missouri University of Science and Technology
400 W. 12th St., Rolla, MO 65409-0020
Office Phone: 1-573-341-4913
Research Works (25)
Complex Associations between Environmental Factors and Child Growth: Novel Mixed-Methods ...
Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States) (2019)
Environmental risks associated with child growth are complex, and intervention effectiveness has been consistently poor. To improve effectiveness, proper intervention ...
Genetic Variant Analysis of Boys with Autism: A Pilot Study ...
Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (2017, Kansas City, MO) (2017)
This work examines the validity of facial phenotypes as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) biomarkers in boys with essential autism. A ...
Ensemble Statistical and Subspace Clustering Model for Analysis of Autism ...
Proceedings of the 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (2016, Orlando, FL) (2016)
Heterogeneity in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is complex including variability in behavioral phenotype as well as clinical, physiologic, and pathologic ...
Modeling Sleep and Wake Bouts in Drosophila Melanogaster
Proceedings of the Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, 2014 (2014)
Adequate sleep restores vital processes required for health and well-being; but the function and regulation of sleep is not well ...
Incorporating Genome Annotation in the Statistical Analysis of Genomic and ...
Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Research & Creative Works (2010)
"A wealth of information and technologies are currently available for the genomewide investigation of many types of biological phenomena. Genomic ...
Statistical Methods for Affymetrix Tiling Array Data
Proceedings of the Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, 2009 (2009)
Tiling arrays are a microarray technology currently being used for a variety of genomic and epigenomic applications, such as the ...