Francis is a MS student and a Graduate Teaching Assistant here at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He graduated in 2012 from Youngstown State University with an MS degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics.
Alumni Distinguished Professor
Dr. Bridges was a student in the program during the early 1980’s. After finishing in 1984 he started at Clemson University as an assistant professor, and is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. His research focus is the application of generalized mixed models in Agriculture, Biology, Education, and Engineering studies.
Data Scientist The Hartford
Research Statistician at Infogroup
Jana earned her M.S. in Statistics in May 2016 and has been working at Infogroup since March 2016.
Pavel Chernyavskiy, Ph.D., started his joint appointment in the Biostatistics Branch (BB) and Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB) as a postdoctoral fellow in July 2015. Dr. Chernyavskiy is being jointly mentored by Mark Little, D.Phil., senior investigator, REB, and Philip Rosenberg, Ph.D., senior investigator, BB. In REB, he is currently working on large-scale spatial interpolation methods applied to modeling natural background gamma radiation and environmental radiation exposures as they relate to childhood and other cancers.
Ashley was a MS student in the statistics program. Her bachelor’s degree in in psychology from UNL. Ashley is interested in mental illness as it relates to physical health and neuroplasticity. While a student at Nebraska she has had internships at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Lincoln working at the Nebraska Cancer Registry, and at Brightstar Corp in Omaha. Ashely is currently working as an EHR/Data Specialist at Community Alliance.
Assistant Professor of Statistics/Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of the South .
Julie Garai holds a B.S. from Doane College in Mathematics and Spanish. She earned a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Her research interests include Educational Analytics, Design of Experiments, and Statistical Collaboration.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, U. Montana
Credit Risk Analyst at First National Bank
Andrew is a recent graduate of the M.S. program in Statistics. After teaching high school math, Andrew wanted to learn more about statistics. He chose the program at UNL because it gave him the opportunity to work in sports statistics; his master's project involved analyzing college football data. . When asked what he would tell new students, Andrew said: “I felt so lost coming in, but I was able to finish everything in the time I had planned and had a job even before I finished classes.”
Rebecca Hensberry Neiberg
Senior Biostatistician, Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Consumer Product Strategy Analyst Bank of America
Data Analyst at Symetra Financial
Senior Instructor I Portland State University
Data Analyst at SIF Services LLC
Lina is a graduate student, originally from Jilin, China. Before she attended Nebraska, she had been working for many years as a data analyst in Beijing, China. Her dream job is to be a data analyst for an Internet-related company. Her motto is, “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
Ye was born and grew up in Nanjing, China, which holds a prominent place in Chinese history and culture as the former capital. She came to the United States in 2009, and joined the Department of Statistics a few years later in 2013. Ye is pursuing her MS and interested in research in survey statistics. During her free time, she likes traveling, swimming, listening to classical music, and watching movies. She also loves dogs because they are so loyal.
Janaka is a PhD student from Sri Lanka and a Graduate Teaching Assistant. He earned his BS degree from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, and his MS from Sam Houston State University in Texas. His hobbies are watching scientific documentaries, playing cricket, and traveling. Janaka is interested in scientific inventions, and would like to work for an international corporation after completing his PhD.
Data Scientist at Sandhills Publishing
McKenna recently graduated with her Masters degree in May 2016. She will be staying in Lincoln, Nebraska to start a new job. McKenna will be taking a position as a Data Scientist at Sandhills Publishing. She will be working with data for agricultural and construction equipment gathered by Sandhills Publishing.
SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN AND CHAIR
Dr. Meza is a Senior Associate Dean of the College of Public Health and the Chair and Professor of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center at Omaha. Her methodological research focuses on statistical issues related to small-area estimation. These methods have been extended to disease mapping applications and combining national and state data to estimate the probability of a rare event.
U.S. Men's Team Technical Coordinator
Nate Ngo, U.S. Men's Team Technical Coordinator Second Year
Credit Risk Management First National Bank
Pensacola Christian College, Statistician Professor
Garett is currently a Mathematics professor at Pensacola Christian College, He graduted at UNL with his Masters degree in Statistics. He grew up in Pensacola, Florida, but did his undergraduate studies in Applied Science at Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin. He’s loved sports his whole life, and would like to do research in sports statistics. His other interests include visual analytics involving business analytics (especially using Tableau). Garett is also a fantasy sports fanatic, and loves to get outside for a round of golf.
Assistant Professor of Statistics
Marina recently graduated with the PhD degree in August 2016, under the supervision of Dr. Walter Stroup. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Whitman College. Her research interests are in the area of statistical methods for shelf life determination.
Associate Professor, College of Public Health, UNMC
Assistant Professor of Statistics Creighton University
Aimee Schwab graduated with her PhD in 2015, under the direction of Dr. David Marx. She is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Creighton University. Since graduating Aimee has continued her research in spatial statistics, specifically kriging models for non-normal data. She also is active in the statistics education community and passionate about developing new opportunities for undergraduates to be introduced to statistical practice.
Data Scientist II at Selling Source, LLC
Colin was a MS student from Klamath Falls, Oregon. During his time at Nebraska he interned with ConAgra Foods, Inc. and found a new interest in sales and marketing analytics for the sensory science world. His hobbies including playing golf and working out. Colin is also a big sports fan, his favorites include baseball, basketball, and football.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northern Kentucky University
Director of Sports Analytics and Data Analysis UNL
Tucker Zeleny was hired as the Director of Sports Analytics and Data Analysis in July of 2015. Zeleny joins Athletics after building an impressive resume in various areas at UNL.
Employed: First National Bank, Omaha NE
Employed: Wake Forest University Medical Center
Employed: Senior Analyst in Financial Systems Development for Union Pacific
George A. Capuano Graduated 5/98
Employed: Last known to be a graduate student in the Dept. of Statistics at North Carolina State University.
Employed: Consultant Statistician at Knoll Pharmaceuticals
Employed: National Research Corporation
Employed: W. L. Gore & Associates in Flagstaff, AZ .
Employed: Working for Pharmaceutical Research Association In Kansas City, KS as a statistician.
Employed: National Center for Environmental Health, CDC,
Employed: Metro Mail as a Statistical/Analylist.
Employed: MDSPharma Services
Employed: Exempla Health System in Denver, CO as a Clinical Statistical Analyst. He designs, implements, analyzes, presents and makes recommendations on studies relevant to hospital operations and patient care.
E - J
Employed: Harris Labs in Lincoln, NE as a statistician.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA LINK
Employed: Statistician at Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc
Employed: Psychometrician at Alpine Testing Solutions, Inc.
Employed: MDS Pharma Services
Employed: Eli Lilly
Charles Gardner, Jr.
Employed: Statistician at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatric & Genetics in Richmond, VA.
Scott Grau Graduated in 5/95
Employed: Prism Business Media in Minneapolis, MN. as a Market Research Manager.
Employed: Asst. Prof. of Statistics, Montana State Univ.
Employed: Biostatistician: Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
Employed: Centre Regional de la Recherche Agronomique de Setat as a statistician.
Employed: Merck in Rahway, NJ
Employed: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Employed: Assistant Professor of Statistics for the Department of Math & Statistics at Winona State University. LINK
Employed: Wake Forest Medical Center
Employed: Analyst for Experian
Employed: Data Analyst for Douglas County Health Department.
Employed: Biostatistician at the Health Equity Labs, San Francisco Area, CA
Employed: Target Stores, Minneapolis, MN.
K - N
Valerie Karle Graduated 5/94
Employed: Pfizer Inc., PfizerAnimal Health Group, Clinical Development in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Employed: Indiana University-Purdue
Employed: Center for Agriculture and Rural Development at Iowa State University as a Research Scientiest II.
Employed: Biostatistician in Nutrition and Consumer Sector for Monsanto, St.Louis.