BiographyChristopher R. Bilder is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Bilder has been the Principal Investigator for grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health involving research into categorical data analysis problems. His research has been published in a diverse set of outlets ranging from the Journal of the American Statistical Association to Chance. For his categorical data research, Bilder was awarded the American Statistical Association's Outstanding Statistical Application Award in 2014 and in 2018 and the Best Paper in Biometrics by an International Biometric Society Member Award in 2018. Bilder was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2016.
Since 2002, Bilder has taught a course on categorical data analysis to students majoring in statistics and to students majoring in a wide variety of other fields of study. He also has been a pioneer in using technology in and outside the classroom through the use of class video capturing, course websites, distance learning, blended learning, and tablets during his career. Bilder's popular YouTube Channel at https://go.unl.edu/gwa2 hosts his videos from courses, workshops, and presentations.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Categorical data analysis, group testing, computational statistics, statistics in sports, and statistics education