BiographyMy home base at UIC is the Information & Decision Sciences Dept., College of Business Administration. I usually teach courses on Multivariate Analysis, Regression Analysis, and Research Methodology. I have courtesy appointments in the Dept. of Math, Statistics & Computer Science, College of LAS; Bioengineering, College of Engineering; Div. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health.
I'm a member of the Council of Sections of the American Statistical Association, representing the Section on Risk Analysis. I'm a member of the Board of Directors of the Classification Society, of which I served as Secretary/Treasurer from 1997 to 2013.
Multivariate statistical analysis, esp. classification and cluster analysis by mixture models; regression analysis; time series analysis
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Statistical finance, esp. time-series segmentation of rates of return by regime-switching models