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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
February 1, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Student Recruiting

Please see below for potential graduate and undergraduate student opportunities.

Graduate Students:

I am currently recruiting strong students wishing to pursue graduate studies. In particular, I am interested in supervising students with background knowledge or an interest statistical methodology for studying problems in Environmetrics, Actuarial Science and Biostatistics, including:

  • Smoothing or nonlinear regression
  • Spatial statistics
  • Point processes
  • Stochastic processes
  • Longitudinal and mixed effects modelling
  • Mixture models
  • Applied probability and queueing
  • Simulation
  • Statistical Inference
  • Data visualization

Other requirements include:

  • Astrong motivation and interest in studying quantitative problems through theory, data analysis and simulation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

The department offers competitive funding packages, usually made up of a mix of research and teaching assistantships and scholarships.

For more information, please feel free to contact me or visit the department's website ( and click on the "Graduate Program" link on the left hand side of that page.

Undergraduate Students:

If you're an undergraduate student interested in an NSERC USRA, a WLU Undergraduate RA or any other research assistantship opportunities, please feel free to contact me.

Ialso have an interest in statistical and mathematical education. I am interested in supervising an undergraduate student who is considering pursuing a B.Ed. degree in MA489 (research stream) to conduct some pilot research in this area.