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Anne G. Ryan Driscoll

Collegiate Associate Professor


  • B.S., Emory & Henry College, 2006 (Mathematics and Physics)
  • M.S., Virginia Tech, 2007 (Statistics)
  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2011 (Statistics)

Awards & Honors

  • Jesse C. Arnold Award for Excellence in Teaching, Virginia Tech, 2010-2011
  • Rose Costain Award for Outstanding Departmental Citizenship, Virginia Tech, 2010
  • Ellis R. Ott National Scholarship, 2010
  • Joint Research Conference Student Scholarship, 2010
  • Minitab Fellowship, 2006-2007
  • Snavely Senior Prize (Highest GPA in Senior Class), Emory & Henry College, 2006
  • Byars Medal in Science (Highest GPA in Science), Emory & Henry College, 2006
  • Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete, 2004, 2005

Professional Memberships

  • American Statistical Association, 2007-present
  • American Society for Quality, 2011-present
  • Mu Sigma Rho Honor Society, President, 2008-2009; Vice President, 2010-2011

Professional Service

  • Referee, Journal of Quality Technology; Statistics and Probability Letters; Communications in Statistics, International Journal of Production Economics
  • Member of Conference Organizing Committee, 2011 Quality and Productivity Research Conference
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Healthcare Surveillance
  • Industrial Statistics


  • Ryan, A. G. and Woodall, W. H. (2010). "Control Charts for Poisson Count Data with Varying Sample Sizes". Journal of Quality Technology 42, pp. 260-275.
  • Ryan, A. G.; Wells, L. J.; and Woodall, W. H. (2011). "Methods for Monitoring Multiple Proportions When Inspecting Continuously". Journal of Quality Technology 43, pp. 237-248.
  • Leonardi, A. D.; Keane, N. J.; Bir, C. A.; Ryan, A. G.; Xu, L.; and VandeVord, P. J. (2012). “Head Orientation Affects the Intracranial Pressure Response Resulting from Shock Wave Loading
    in the Rat”. Journal of Biomechanics,
  • Freeman, L. J.; Ryan, A. G.; Kensler, J. L. K.; Dickinson, R. M.; and Vining, G. G. (2012). “A Tutorial on the Planning of Experiments.” Submitted to Quality Engineering.
  • Woodall, W. H. and Ryan, A. G. (2013). “Some Recent Results on Monitoring the Rate of a Rare Event.”. Paper to be presented at The International Workshop on Intelligent Statistical Quality Control, Sydney, Australia, 20-23 August. To be published in conference proceedings.


Anne Ryan Driscoll

Collegiate Associate Professor

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