Faculty Members

Department Chair: Dr. Tom Loughin

Graduate Program Chair: Dr. Tim Swartz

Undergraduate Program Chair: Dr. Rachel Altman

Actuarial Science Co-ordinator: Dr. Cary Tsai



Area of Research

E-mail address

Altman, Rachel Latent variable models (e.g., hidden Markov models, mixed models), survival time methods rachelm at sfu.ca
Bégin, Jean-François Financial modelling, risk management, financial econometrics, filtering methods, credit risk, option pricing jbegin at sfu.ca
Bingham, Derek Design of experiments, industrial statistics, Bayesian methods dbingham at sfu.ca   
Bornn, Luke Spatial and spatio-temporal modelling. Monte Carlo methods and statistical computing. Environmetrics. Statistics in sport lbornn at sfu.ca 
Campbell, Dave Functional Data Analysis, Dynamic Systems Models, Time Frequency Representations dac5 at sfu.ca
Cao, Jiguo Functional Data Analysis, Statistical Genomics, Bayesian Inference
jca76 at sfu.ca
Graham, Jinko Statistical genetics and genomics, Monte Carlo methods, statistical computing jgraham at sfu.ca
Hu, Joan Incomplete data analyses, interim reviews and related design issues in health studies joanh at sfu.ca
Richard,Lockhart Goodness-of-fit testing, inference on stochastic processes, large sample theory. lockhart at sfu.ca
Loughin, Marie Lab Instructor mloughin at sfu.ca
Loughin, Tom Categorical data analysis, design and analysis of experiments, statistics in sports. tloughin at sfu.ca
Lu, Yi Risk Theory, Stochastic Modeling, Statistical Applications yilu at sfu.ca
McNeney, Brad Statistical methods in genetic epidemiology, statistical computing
mcneney at sfu.ca
Parker, Gary Financial Risk Management, Interest Rate Risk gparker at stat.sfu.ca
Perera, Harsha Lecturer gperera at sfu.ca
Sanders, Barbara Pension plan design and risk management; stochastic modeling. bsanders at sfu.ca
Schwarz, Carl Statistical ecology; capture-recapture models; linear and generalized linear models cschwarz at sfu.ca
Sitter, Randy Survey sampling; industrial statistics; design of experiment SSC Memorial Session
Swartz, Tim Statistical Computing, Bayesian Statistics, Statistics in Sport
tim at stat.sfu.ca
Tang, Boxin Design of experiments; industrial statistics boxint at sfu.ca
Thompson, Steve Sampling theory and methods; environmental statistics; statistical design and inference thompson at sfu.ca
Tsai, Cary Risk Theory, Mortality Model, Longevity Risk,
Stochastic Processes in Insurance and Finance
cltsai at sfu.ca
Wang, Liangliang Bayesian statistics; Monte Carlo methods; Functional data analysis lwa68 at sfu.ca

Limited Term

Davis, Jack   jackd at sfu.ca

Emeritus Faculty

Stephens,Michael Goodness-of-fit testing, directional data. stephens at sfu.ca
Routledge, Rick Biometrics estimating the sizes of animal populations. routledg at sfu.ca

Retired Faculty

Eaves, David Biometrics, generalized linear modelling, theory of inference. In Memoriam
Villegas, Cesareo Foundations of Bayesian inference. In Memoriam
Insley, Robin Lab Instructor insley at sfu.ca
Weldon, Larry Foundations of statistics, stochastic modeling and simulation, multivariate. weldon at sfu.ca

Associate Faculty 

Beg,Mirza Faisal    mfbeg ar sfu.ca
Lu, Zhaosong Theory and algorithms for deterministic and/or stochastic continuous optimization, applications of continuous optimization in statistics. zhaosong at sfu.ca
McCandless, Lawrence Bayesian statistics, statistical methods for epidemiology, causal inference in observational studies, confounding bias, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, hierarchical modelling. mccandl at sfu.ca
Pei, Jian Data mining and big data analytics. jpei at cs.sfu.ca
Schulte, Oliver
Machine Learning for Structured Data, Computational Logic, Computational Game Theory
oschulte at cs.sfu.ca
Xie, Hui Missing data analysis, eHealth and mhealth, Combining Social and Health Behavior Data from Multiple Sources, Statistical Methods for Disclosure Control.
xiehuix at sfu.ca

Adjunct Faculty

Ainsworth, Laurie  PhiStat Research and Consulting Development of statistical methodology for environmental & health data especially with respect to:multivariate analysis; functional data analysis; zero-inflated spatial models; data visualization and qualitative methods. laurie at phistat.ca
Balshaw, Rob
BC Centre for Desease Control
Life history data, longitudinal data, mixed modelsclinical trials, study design, methods for biomarker discovery and validation robert.balshaw at bccdc.ca
Braun, John
University of British Columbia-Okanagan
Computational statistics, with applications to fire science; statistical process control; statistical education. john.braun at ubc.ca
Chipman, Hugh, Acadia University Industrial statistics, Bayesian methods, Statistical learning, Statistical computing hugh.chipman at acadiau.ca  
Dean, Charmaine  Western University
Discrete and lifetime data, extra-Poisson variation.
dean at sfu.ca
Gill, Paramjit
University of British Columbia-Okanagan
Sports statistics, round robin models, spatio-temporal modelling paramjit.gill at ubc.ca
Guttorp, Peter
University of Washington
Use of stochastic models in scientific applications in hydrology, atmospheric science, geophysics, environmental science, and hematology. peter at stat.washington.edu
Joy, Ruth SMRU Canada Ltd Integrating marine ecology into space time models. Impact assessment.  rjoy at sfu.ca  
Loeppky, Jason University of British Columbia-Okanagan Design and analysis of experiments for both physical processes and computer based simulation models; applications include industrial statistics and problem in modern astrophysics. jason at stat.ubc.ca  
Minogue, Camille  
Actuarial methods for property and casualty insurance cminogue at sfu.ca  
Nathoo, Farouk Neuroimaging Statistics, Bayesian Methods, High-dimensional Data, Statistical Modeling and Computation nathoo at uvic.ca
Ranjan, Pritam, Acadia University Computer experiments, Design of experiments, Combinatorial designs pritamr at iimidr.ac.in
Spinelli, John
B.C. Cancer Agency
Biostatistics, epidemiology, goodness-of-fit jspinelli at bccrc.ca
Yuan, Yan, University of Alberta  Prediction methodology and performance measures for binary and survival data; cancer epidemiology and health services research; applied functional data analysis yan.yuan at ualberta.ca
Zwiers, Francis
University of Victoria
Statistical climatology, climate change detection, climate modeling, analysis of extremes twzwiers at uvic.ca