Distinguished Member of R&D Staff, Mathematics in Computation Section of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Joint Faculty Professor in the Business Analytics and Statistics Department at the University of Tennessee
Fellow of the ASA, Fellow of the AAAS, and Elected Member of the ISI recognized for his contributions to statistical computing, particularly to enable parallel computation on big data with statistical software. He founded the pbdR project, a set of highly scalable R packages for distributed and parallel computing and profiling in data science.
Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Statistics from Iowa State University after a B.Math. (Honours, Co-Op) in Statistics from the University of Waterloo.