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The Whitman research topics database includes Whitman School faculty members and senior administrators. Use the database to identify faculty members with expertise in a wide range of business areas. Search by using business practice terms (i.e. human resources), department names (i.e. finance), or name of a particular individual. Once you have found a person, or persons, with whom you would like to speak, please forward your request to whitcomm@syr.edu.

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Faculty whose research interests contain: Statistics
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Avrenli, Kivanç

Avrenli, Kivanç
Professor of Practice

315-443-3646
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Research Topics: Applied and mathematical statistics, Probability theory, Commercial aviation safety, Traffic flow modeling


Chernobai, Anna

Chernobai, Anna
Academic Director of Pedagogical Innovation
Professor of Finance
315-443-3357
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Research Topics: Risk management, Operational risk, Default risk, Value-at-Risk, Corporate finance, Applications of probability and statistics in finance, Stochastic processes.


Long, Susan

Long, Susan
Associate Professor of Managerial Statistics
Director, TRAC Research Center
315-443-3336
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Research Topics: Informational technology, E-government, Data-mining, Statistics, Measurement, Research methodology, Data visualization, Causal modeling and structural equations, Evaluating government performance, Freedom of information


Pendelberry, Kimberly

Pendelberry, Kimberly
Adjunct Faculty


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Research Topics: TECHNOLOGY & STATISTICAL SKILLS
-MS Office (Access, Excel (extensive use pivot tables w/formulas using MS Access data source, scenario manager, plus basics), Word, Powerpoint, Visio
-R – R Commander, Rattle, Neural Networks
-Google Analytics
-Extensive use of Minitab + Minitab Macros
-Some use of SQL queries, creating databases
-Some use of Reliasoft Weibull ++, SAS, JMP
-DOE, SPC, CPK, Weibull, ANOVA, basic statistics
-Java




PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
-DFLSS Black Belt
-DMAIC Black Belt & Certification
-Operational Quality Engineer Certification




PERSONAL INTERESTS
-Family
-Science Olympiad Coaching – Successfully coached Penfield Middle & High School “Bridge Building”
-Sunday School Teaching – Penfield United Methodist Church since 2008
-Music & performance – piano, flute, and harp


Pooler Eisenbies, Penelope

Pooler Eisenbies, Penelope
Professor of Finance Practice (Statistics)

540-250-1096
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Research Topics: Statistical modeling, Data Science, Risk Analysis, Environmental Statistics, Public Health Statistics , R coding, SAS coding

Computer skills:

-Statistical Packages: R/RStudio, Python, S-Plus, SAS (including SAS macros), WinBUGS, Minitab, SPSS, OpenEpi, StatTools
-Other Packages: Experienced in using ArcGIS and Visual Basic Applications for Excel
-Applications: LATEX, R Markdown, common Windows database, spreadsheet, and presentation software
-Algorithms: Experience programming Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations of Bayesian posterior distributions


Velu, Raja

Velu, Raja
Professor Emeritus, Managerial Statistics


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Research Topics: Data analysis, Statistics, Finance, Big data


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