|Thursday, February 20|
|SC5 Modern Regression for Big Data Problems||
Thu, Feb 20, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
About the Instructor (302862)
Simon Sheather brings a wide scope of experience in both management and the integration of analytics into organizations and businesses. He earned his BSc (Hons) degree from Melbourne and a PhD in statistics from La Trobe. Currently, Simon is professor and head of the statistics department at Texas A&M University. Previously, he was a faculty member at the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales. Simon has more than 20 years of experience applying analytics and statistical methods in business. His clients have included banks, biotechnology, hospitality service companies, fashion, transportation, real estate, consumer products, and government. During this time, he published more than 75 papers and two books. He is listed on the ISIHighlyCited.com website among the top one-half of 1% of all mathematical scientists for citations of published work.