|Thursday, February 20|
|SC5 Modern Regression for Big Data Problems||
Thu, Feb 20, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
About the Instructor (302862)
Professor Sheather brings a wide scope of experience in both management and the integration of analytics into organizations and businesses. He received his BSc (Hons) degree from Melbourne and a Ph.D. 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 over 20 years of experience applying analytics and statistical methods in business. His clients included banks, biotechnology, hospitality service companies, fashion, transportation, real estate, consumer products and government. During this time he published over 75 papers and 2 books. He is listed on the ISIHighlyCited.com website among the top one-half of one percent of all mathematical scientists for citations of published work.