Emeritus and Emerita profiles

Bovas Abraham

Bovas Abraham

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Bovas Abraham

 

Research interests

Research interests are in time series analysis and statistical methods for quality improvement.

Greg Bennett

Greg Bennett

Professor Emeritus

Phelim Boyle

Phelim Boyle

University Professor Emeritus

Robert Brown

Robert Brown

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Robert Brown

Research interests

Rob’s research focus is the design of financial security programs in times of rapidly shifting demographics. In his 39 years at Waterloo, Rob wrote seven books and over 50 refereed papers.

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Steve Brown

Research interests

Professor Brown is a biostatistician whose research interests include the development of statistical methods for the design of community-based interventions, the analysis of longitudinal data collected from studies of interventions designed to affect health behaviours, and the design and analysis of observational studies of health behaviour.

Winston Cherry

Winston Cherry

Professor Emeritus

V.P. Godambe

V.P. Godambe

(Distinguished Professor Emeritus 1926-2016)

Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Professor Emertia/Adjunct Faculty

Contact Information:
Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Research interests

Jeanette O'Hara Hines' research has focused on the practical needs of researchers in the biological sciences, who frequently pose challenges with new ways of gathering data, or with new objectives. Jeanette's ongoing research project is the analysis of clustered or longitudinal data with categorical responses, a type of data frequently gathered in the biological and medical areas.

Jerry Lawless

Jerry Lawless

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Jerry Lawless

​Research interests

My research interests cut across several areas of statistics, including survival and event history analysis, modeling, theory and methods for estimation and prediction, and the analysis of incomplete data. I am motivated by scientific and technical issues that arise in medicine, public health, system reliability, the social sciences and other areas.

Jack Robinson

Jack Robinson

Professor Emeritus

David Sprott

David A. Sprott

(Distinguished Professor Emeritus 1930 – 2013)

David A. Sprott (1930-2013)

David Arthur Sprott, one of the pioneers and leaders of statistics in Canada, died on December 13, 2013 in Waterloo, ON. He was 83.

Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson

Distinguished Professor Emerita

Contact Information:
Mary Thompson

​Research interests

At present Professor Thompson works primarily in survey methodology and sampling theory. Her book Theory of Sample Surveys describes the mathematical and foundational theory in detail; it also contains a systematic approach to using estimating functions in surveys, and a thorough discussion (with examples) of the role of the sampling design when survey data are used for analytic purposes.