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    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
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    Bill Woodall at Chalkboard
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    LISA water project meeting
    Statistics graduates listen to the keynote during graduation

The Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech offers both undergraduate and graduate training for students who wish to concentrate in theoretical or applied statistics and have programs for students interested in data analytics, computational statistics, industrial statistics and biostatistics.Our LISA program provides opportunities for collaboration on a variety of research projects with faculty and students from other departments. Graduates from our program have rewarding jobs in industry, academia and government.

Overview of the Jean Dickinson Gibbons Graduate Program in Statistics

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4 Tenure-Track Openings

We seek individuals with strong academic credentials in statistics, the ability to develop an independent research program, and who have the potential to excel in teaching. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in statistics or a closely related field at the time of appointment. (Read more)

    Eric Smith poses with Ph.D. recipients Laura Freeman and Denisa Olteanu

Alumnae Jennifer Kensler and Laura Freeman Receive Honors for Paper

Kensler and Freeman (and co-author Geoff Vining) won the 2014-2015 Quality Engineering Best Reliability Paper Award for their paper “A Practitioner’s Guide to Analyzing Reliability Experiments with Random Blocks and Subsampling”.  (Read more)

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Greg Lomaka, one of Virginia Tech’s quadruplets, gets ready for senior year

“I want to try to do a much as I can and really enjoy my last semesters here,” said Greg Lomaka of Henrico, Virginia, a senior majoring in statistics (Read more)

    Ronald D. Fricker, Jr.

Welcome to Department Head Ron Fricker

Ron Fricker brings more than 20 years of statistics experience including work in both corporate and academic settings. (Read more)

    Bill Woodall chats with Linmin Gan

ISSPM 2015

Anne Driscoll, Ron Fricker, and Bill Woodall attended The 4th International Symposium on Statistical Process Monitoring from July 7-9, 2015 in Padua, Italy. (Read more)

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Need statistical assistance with your research? Visit the LISA website for more information.

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Department of Statistics (MC0439)
Hutcheson Hall, RM 406-A, Virginia Tech
250 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-5657
Fax: 540-231-3863

Department Head:
Ronald D. Fricker, Jr.

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