Statistics Faculty

douglas simpson
Douglas G. Simpson

  • Professor
  • Department of Statistics
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 101 Illini Hall
  • 725 S. Wright St.
  • Champaign, IL 61820 USA
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  • (217) 333-2167
  • dgs@illinois.edu
  • Website
  • Educational Background

  • PhD, Statistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985
  • Research Interests

  • Applied and computational statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Semiparametric statistical methods
  • Multivariate data analysis
  • Ordinal and censored data
  • Honors and Appointments

  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1998)
  • Fellow, American Statistical Association (2000)
  • Associate Editor, J. Amer. Statistical Society (1996-1999)
  • Associate Editor, Biometrics (2000-2006)
  • Director, Illinois Statistics Office (1995-2000)
  • Chair, Department of Statistics (2000-)
  • Recent Publications

    Nolan R, Adie SG, Marjanovic M, Chaney EJ, South FA, Monroy GL, Shemonski ND, Erickson-Bhatt SJ, Shelton RL, Bower AJ, Simpson DG, Cradock KA, Liu ZG, Ray PS, Boppart SA. (2016). Intraoperative optical coherence tomography for assessing human lymph nodes for metastatic cancer. BMC Cancer 16:144.

    McFarlin BL, Kumar V, Bigelow TA, Simpson DG, White-Traut RC, Abramawicz JS, O'Brien WD. (2015). Beyond Cervical Length: A pilot study of ultrasonic attenuation for early detection of preterm birth risk. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 41, No. 11, pp. 3023-3029.

    Wirtzfeld LA, Ghoshal G, Rosado-Mendez IM, Nam K, Park Y, Pawlicki AD, Miller RJ, Simpson DG, Zagzebski JA, Oelze ML, Hall TJ, O'Brien WD. (2015). Quantitative ultrasound comparison of MAT and 4T1 mammary tumors in mice and rats across multiple imaging systems. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Vol. 34, pp. 1373-1383.

    Smith BW, Simpson DG, Sarwate S, Miller RJ, Erdman JW, O'Brien WD. (2015). Contrast ultrasound imaging of the aorta does not affect progression of atherosclerosis or cardiovascular biomarkers in ApoE-/- mice. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Vol. 34, pp. 1115-1122.

    Smith BW, Simpson DG, Miller RJ, Erdman JW, O'Brien WD. (2015). Contrast ultrasound imaging does not affect Hsp 70 expression in cholesterol-fed rabbit aorta. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Vol. 34(7), pp. 1209-1216.

    Wirtzfeld LA, Nam K, Labyed Y, Ghoshal G, Haak A, Sen-Gupta E, He Z, Hirtz NR, Miller RJ, Sarwate S, Simpson DG, Zagzebski JA, Bigelow TA, Oelze ML, Hall TJ, O'Brien WD. (2013). Techniques and evaluation from a cross-platform imaging comparison of quantitative ultrasound parameters in an in vivo rodent fibroadenoma model. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. Vol. 60, 1386-1400.

    Yang Y, Simpson DG. (2012). Conditional decomposition diagnostics for regression analysis of zero-inflated and left-censored data. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, Vol.21, p.379-392.

    Smith BW, Simpson DG, Sarwate S, Miller RJ, Blue JP, Haak A, O'Brien WD, Erdman JW (2012). Contrast ultrasound imaging of the aorta alters vascular morphology and circulating von Willebrand Factor in hypercholesterolemic rabbits. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 31, 711-720.

    Yang Y, Simpson DG (2010). Unified computational methods for regression analysis of zero-inflated and bound-inflated data. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 54, pp.1525-1534.

    Wirtzfeld LA, Ghoshal G, Hafez ZT, Nam K, Labyed Y, Anderson JJ, Herd M-T, Haak A, He Z, Miller RJ, Sarwate S, Simpson DG, Zagzebski JA, Bigelow TA, Oelze ML, Hall TJ, O'Brien WD. (2010). Cross-imaging platform comparison of ultrasonic backscatter coefficient measurements of live rat tumors. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Vol. 29, pp. 1117-1123.