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
  • (217) 333-2167
  • 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-)
  • Selected 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, 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.

    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.

    Xie M, Simpson DG, Carroll RJ (2008). Semiparametric analysis of heterogeneous data using varying-scale generalized linear models. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 103, pp.650-660.