Statistician Dr. Thomas Mathew to speak at Marshall next week


Dr. Thomas Mathew, Presidential Research Professor at the University of Maryland, will give two talks on statistical methodology at Marshall next week.  Mathew’s work includes the development of statistical procedures for analyzing workplace exposure to contaminants and research on statistical calibration.

On Monday, Nov. 18, he will give a general audience talk, “The Assessment of Bioequivalence: A Statistical Overview,” at 4 p.m.  in Memorial Student Center 105. On Tuesday, Nov. 19, he will give a research talk on “Methodology and Some Applications” at 4 p.m. in Corbly Hall 105.

Mathew is speaking at Marshall as part of the Advanced Research Initiative of the Department of Mathematics and College of Science. This program invites distinguished researchers to Marshall to speak to both general and specialized audiences and interact with graduate and undergraduate students.

Mathew earned a Ph.D. in statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute and is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association. His research on statistical methodology has received grants from numerous agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and military research offices. He is a named author on more than 100 research papers, and is the co-author of the textbook Statistical Texts for Mixed Linear Models.

For additional information, contact Dr. Carl Mummert, Department of Mathematics, ext. 6-6156, or go to www.marshall.edu/math/ARI.