Department of Statistical Science

Southern Methodist University


Professional Honors and Awards

Sheth Foundation Award for the Best Article Published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (2005, with T.J. Brown, T.E. Barry, and P.A. Dacin)

American Statistical Association's Founder's Award (1999)

American Statistical Association Award for the Most Outstanding Statistical Application. (1994, with N.A. Kelly)

Frank Wilcoxon Award for Best Practical Application Paper Published in Technometrics: (1994, with N.A. Kelly)

Donald B. Owen Research Award, San Antonio Chapter, American Statistical Association (1991)

Distinguished Author's Award, University Lecture Series, Southern Methodist University (1990)

Senior Fellow, Institute for the Study of Earth and Man, Southern Methodist University (1988)

Fellow, American Statistical Association (1985)

W. J. Youden Award for Best Expository Paper Published in Technometrics: (1985, with R. L. Mason); (1974, with J. T. Webster and R. L. Mason)

SIGMA XI Research Award (1983), Southern Methodist University

Statistical Education Section Award (1988) for the Most Outstanding Contributed Paper Presentation at the Annual American Statistical Association Meetings

Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences Award (1979) for the Most Outstanding Contributed Paper Presentation at the Annual American Statistical Association Meetings


Offices and Professional Committees

Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory Expert Peer Review Panel on the Effects of Intermediate Ethanol Blends on Legacy Peer Review Panel on the Effects of Intermediate Ethanol Blends on Legacy Vehicles (2008).

American Statistical Association: Committee on Fellows (2003-2005), Chair (2005); Editor Search Committee, Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics (2004); Board of Directors (1996-1998); Joint Statistical Meetings Advisory Committee (2000-2001); Publications Committee (1999-2001); Planning Committee (1997-1998); Committee on Meetings (1995-1997); Chair, Section on Quality and Productivity, (1994); Chair, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, (1988), Executive Board (1983-1989); Chair, Search Committee for Editors of The American Statistician and STATS (1993); Committee on Nominations (1986, 1987)

National Academy of Sciences Committee to Review Federal Estimates of the Relationship of Vehicle Weight to Fatality and Injury Risk (1996)

National Science Foundation Statistics and Probability Screening Panel (1995, 1996)

Panel for Applied Mathematics, Board of Assessment of National Institute of Standards and Technology Programs, National Research Council (1986-1992)

American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee E-11 on Statistical Methods (1985-1990)

Coordinating Committee, Institutional Members of the American Statistical Association (1981-1984); Chair (1983)

Regional Advisory Board, Biometric Society (ENAR), (1981-1983)

North Texas Chapter, American Statistical Association: President (1981-1982), A.S.A. Council Representative (1981-1982), Vice-President (1979-1980), Program Chair (1978-1979), Secretary (1973-1976)   

Editor, ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability (1999-2000); Associate Editor, Technometrics (1992-2000); Associate Editor, The American Statistician (1990-1993); Associate Editor, Communications in Statistics (1991-1994 ), Editorial Board (1985-1991); Awards Committee, Technometrics' Wilcoxon and Youden Prizes (1980-1991); Editorial Board, Committee on Mathematical Tables, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1974-1976)

Books and Chapters

Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments, Second Edition.  New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (2003). (with J. L. Hess and R. L. Mason)

"Magnetic Field Quality Investigations for Superconducting Super Collider Magnets”, Chapter 6 in Statistics in Quality, S. Gupta et al. Eds.. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc. (1996). (with W. R. Schucany)

How to Construct Fractional Factorial Experiments. Milwaukee, WI: The American Society for Quality Control (1991). (with R. L. Mason)

Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments.  New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (1989). (with J. L. Hess and R. L. Mason)

Regression Analysis and Its Application: A Data-Oriented Approach.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc. (1980). (with R. L. Mason)

Research Grants and Contracts

“Statistical Innovations Sub-core of the Neuroimaging and Biomarkers Project for the Gulf War Veterans Illnesses Research Program,” U.S. Veterans Administration, 2007-2009. Principal Investigator with W.R. Schucany.

“A Project to Investigate Innovative Ways of Analyzing Neuro-Imaging Data and the Associated Records of Human Subjects,” University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Principal Investigator with W.R. Schucany 2004-2005. Principal Investigator with W.A. Woodward and W.R. Schucany 2002-2007.

"Statistical Examination of Climatological Data Relevant to Global Temperature Variation," Office of Energy Research, Department of Energy, 1990-1996. Principal Investigator with H. L. Gray and W. A. Woodward.

"Magnetic Field Quality Project for the SSC," University Research Association, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory, 1992-1993. Principal Investigator with W. R. Schucany.

"Crop Area Estimation Based on Remotely Sensed Data with an Accurate but Costly Subsample," National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1983-1985.

"Biased Estimation in Regression," Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Air Force Systems Command, USAF, 1975-1980.

"The Development of Statistical Procedures Useful in the Analysis of Pollution Data", Mobil Research and Development Corporation, 1974.


Refereed Publications

"Density Functions of the Bivariate Chi-square Distribution," Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 2 (1973), 275-288 (with J. T. Webster).

"On Computing Critical Points for a Bivariate Chi-square Random Variable," Communications in Statistics, 2 (1973), 221-224.

"Recent Developments in Stepwise Regression Procedures," Proceedings of the University of Kentucky Conference on Regression with a Large Number of Predictor Variables (1973), 34-54 (with R. L. Mason and J. T. Webster).

"Latent Root Regression Analysis", Technometrics, 16 (1974), 513-522 (with R. L. Mason and J. T. Webster).

"Regression Analysis and Problems of Multicollinearity", Communications in Statistics, 4 (1975), 277-292 (with R. L. Mason).

"The Availability of Tables Useful in Analyzing Linear Models," ASurvey of Statistical Design and Linear Models (J. N. Srivastava, ed.), 181-96, North Holland Publ. Co. (1975) (with D. B. Owen).

"A Comparison of Least Squares and Latent Root Regression Estimators", Technometrics, 18, (1976), 75-83 (with R. L. Mason and J. T. Webster).

"Reassessing Service Courses in Statistics", Special Issue on Statistical Education, (W. T. Federer, ed.) Communications in Statistics, A5 (1976), 924-934.

"Prediction of Mobility Gains in Patients with Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries," Journal of Neurosurgery, 45 (1976), 677-682 (with R. L. Mason).

"Generalized Mean Squared Error Properties of Regression Estimators," Communications in Statistics, A5 (1976), 1501-1508 (with R. L. Mason).

"An Analytic Variable Selection Technique for Principal Component Regression", Applied Statistics, 26 (1977), 34-50 (with E. R. Mansfield and J. T. Webster).

"Advantages of Examining Multicollinearities in Regression Analysis", Biometrics, 33 (1977), 249-260 (with R. L. Mason).

"Improving the Use of Educational Tests as Selection Tools," Journal of Educational Statistics, 2 (1977), 55-57 (with D. B. Owen and J. G. Thomas).

"Biased Estimation in Regression: An Evaluation Using Mean Squared Error," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 72 (1977), 616-628 (with R. L. Mason).

"Refined Prediction for Linear Regression Models," Naval ResearchLogistics Quarterly, 25 (1978), 712-725 (with J. L. Hess).

"Some Considerations in the Evaluation of Alternate Prediction Equations," Technometrics, 21 (1978), 55-63 (with J. L. Hess).

"Latent Root Regression: Large Sample Analysis," Technometrics, 21 (1979), 481-488 (with J. W. White).

"An Approach to the Programming of Biased Regression Algorithms," Communications in Statistics, B8 (1979), 151-159.

"Metacercariae of Ornithodiplostomum Ptychocheilus Encisted in the Brains and Viscera of Red-Sided Shiners from the Clark-Fork and Bitterroot Rivers of Montana: An analysis of the Infected Hosts." Journal of Parasitology, 65 (1979), 616-623 (with F. Sogandares-Bernal and H. Hietala).

"A Relationship Between Generalized and Integrated Mean Squared Errors," Communications in Statistics, A9 (1980), 32-36.

"A Critique of Some Ridge Regression Methods: Comment," Journalof the American Statistical Association, 75 (1980), 98-100.

"Children's Advertising: The Differential Impact of Appeal Strategy," Current Issues and Research in Advertising 1982 (J. H. Leigh and C. R. Martin Jr., eds.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 113-125 (with T. Barry).

"Generalized Ridge Regression: A Note on Negative Ridge Parameters," Communications in Statistics, A12 (1983), 37-45 (with T. A. Hua).

"Multicollinear Effects of Weighted Least Squares Regression," Statistics and Probability Letters, 1 (1983), 207-211 (with D. Dorsett and E. C. Gartland, Jr.).

"Regression Analysis with Multicollinear Prediction Variables: Definition, Detection and Effects," Communications in Statistics, A12 (1983), (Invited paper, Special Issue on Statistical Reviews), 2217-2260.

"Latent Root Regression," Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Volume 4 (1983), 495-497 (N. L. Johnson and S. Kotz, eds.). New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

"Toward a Balanced Assessment of Collinearity Diagnostics," invited discussion of a paper by D. Belsley, The American Statistician, 38 (1984), 79-82.

"Selection of Subsets of Regression Variables", invited discussion of a paper by A. Miller, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 46 (1984), 416.

"Estimation of Parameters in Linear Structural Relationships: Sensitivity to the Choice of the Ratio of Error Variances," Biometrika, 71 (1984), 569-573 (with M. Y. Lakshminarayanan).

"Exploring the Use of Linear Structural Models to Improve Remote-Sensing Agricultural Estimates," Proceedings of the NASA Symposium on Mathematical Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (1984), Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX (with M. Y. Lakshminarayanan).

"Screening Procedures Using Quadratic Forms," Communications inStatistics, A14 (1985), 1393-1404 (with R. W. Haas and D. B. Owen).

"Sensitivity Testing of the Human Eye," Journal of Toxicology: Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, 4 (1985), 3-11 (with R. B. Crotman, J. P. McCulley, T. J. Stephens and A. Matoba).

"Structural Model Estimation with Correlated Measurement Errors," Biometrika, 72 (1985), 669-672 (with M. A. Reilman and M. Y. Lakshminarayanan).

"Outlier-Induced Collinearities," Technometrics, 27 (1985), 401-408 (with R. L. Mason).

"Selecting Principal Components in Regression," Statistics andProbability Letters, 3 (1985), 299-301 (with R. L. Mason).

"Stochastic Regression with Errors in Both Variables," Journal ofQuality Technology, 18 (1986), 162-169 (with M. A. Reilman and M. Y. Lakshminarayanan).

"Diagnostics for Penalized Least Squares Estimators," Statisticsand Probability Letters, 4 (1986) 265-272 (with R. L. Eubank).

"The Complementary Use of Regression Diagnostics and Robust Estimators," Naval Research Logistics, 34 (1987), 109-131, (with D. I. Gibbons and G. C. McDonald).

"Using Mixtures of Weibull Distributions to Estimate Mixing Proportions", Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 5 (1987), 163-176 (with W. A. Woodward).

"Comparative Skin Irritation of High and Low SPF Sunscreen Products," Journal of Toxicology: Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, 8 (1989), 555-563 (with P. M. Silber, O. H. Mills, Jr., K. S. Dammers, C. M. Folk, and T. J. Stephens).

"Response of Ozone to Changes in Hydrocarbon and Nitrogen Oxide Concentrations in Outdoor Smog Chambers Filled with Los Angeles Air," Atmospheric Environment, 24 (1990), 2291-3005 (with N. A. Kelly).

"Influence Diagnostics for Measurement Error Models", Biometrika, 78 (1991), 373-380 (with J. M. Wellman).

"The Scientific Controversy Over Global Warming," STATS: The Magazine for Students of Statistics, Fall 1992, 3-8.

"A Statistical Analysis of Climatological Data Relevant to Global Temperature Variation," Proceedings of the 5th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, (1992) 197-201 (with H.L. Gray and W.A. Woodward).

"Measurement Error Model Collinearities", Technometrics, 34 (1992), 454-464 (with O. Carrillo-Gamboa).

"Staurolite Endmember Molar Volumes Determined from Unit-Cell Measurements of Natural Specimens," American Mineralogist, 78 (1993), 56-67 (with M.J. Holdaway, B. Mukhopadhyay, and M.D. Dyar).

"Defining and Estimating Global Mean Temperature Anomalies," Journal of Climate, 6 (1993), 1368-1374. (with S. Basu and R. Brunell)

"Captive-Air Irradiation Experiments on Ozone Formation in Southern California," Technometrics, 35 (1993), 256-567. (with N.A. Kelly)

"Estimation of the Polynomial Errors-in-Variables Model with Decreasing Error Variances," Journal of the Korean Statistical Society, 23 (1994), 115-134. (with M.S. Moon)

"Asymptotics for Measurement-Error-Model Collinearity Diagnostics," Parisankhyan Samikkha: An International Journal of Statistics, 1 (1994, Inaugural Issue Invited Paper), 17-21. (with R. L. Mason)

"Polynomial Measurement Error Modeling," Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 19 (1995), 1-21. (with M.S. Moon)

"Estimating Spatial Correlations from Spatial-Temporal Meteorological Data," Journal of Climate, 8 (1995), 2454-2470.

"The Importance of Outcome Dynamics and Simple Geometry in Exposing Deficiencies in Experimental Design Strategies," The American Statistician, 50 (1996), 44-50. (with G. C. McDonald)

"Robust Semivariogram Estimation in the Presence of Influential Spatial Data Values." Modeling Longitudinal and Spatially Correlated Data, (T.G. Gregoire, et al. eds.).Springer-Verlag, 265-274 (1997). (with M. I. Hartfield)

"The Effects of Influential Observations on Sample Semivariograms," Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 2 (1997), 490-512. (with S. Basu, E. A. Guertal, and M. I. Hartfield)

"Logarithmic Power," Quality Progress, 31(1998), 101-107.

"Effects of Fuel Sulfur on Emissions in California Low Emissions Vehicles," Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE Technical Paper Series No. 982726 (1998), 1-21. (with C.H. Schleyer, B. Gorse, G. Barnes, J. Eckstrom, K. Eng, J. Freel, M. Natarajan, and A. Schlenker)

“Reversibility of Sulfur Effects on Emissions of California Low Emission Vehicles,” Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE Technical Paper Series No. 1999-01-1544 (1999), 1-21. (with C.H. Schleyer, K. Eng, R.A. Gorse, J. Eckstrom, J. Freel, M. Natarajan, and A. M. Schlenker)

“Classical Studies that Revolutionized the Practice of Regression Analysis,” Technometrics, 15 (2000), 62-64.

"Randomization is the Key to Experimental Design Structure," Quality Progress, 33 (2000), 72-75.

"Inferences on Percentage Changes," Quality Progress, 34 (2001), 56-57.

“Identification of Model Components for a Class of Continuous Spatiotemporal Models,” Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 8 (2002, to appear), (with M.I. Hartfield).

"Find Confidence in Statistical Significance," Quality Progress, 35 (2002), 107-108.

“Identification of Model Components for a Class of Continuous Spatiotemporal Models,” Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics, 8 (2003), 105-121. (with M.I. Hartfield).

 “Evaluation of the Effects of Air Conditioning Operation and Associated Environmental Conditions on Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Economy,” Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE Technical Paper Series No. 2003-01-2247 (2003), 1-16. (with J.S. Welstand, H.H. Haskew, and O.M. Bevilacqua)

"One Way to Moderate Ceiling Effects," Quality Progress, 36 (2003), 84-86. (with T.E. Barry)

 “Measurement Error Models in Chemical Mass Balance Analysis of Air Quality Data,” Atmospheric Environment, 38 (2004), 733-744. (with W.F. Christensen)

“Improved Agreement Between Talairach and MNI Coordinate Spaces in Deep Brain Regions,” Neuroimaging, 22 (2004), 367-371. (with P.S. Carmack, J. Spence, W.R. Schucany, W.A. Woodward, and R.W. Haley)

“Estimating Pollution Source Contributions from Temporally Correlated Air Quality Measurements,” Communications in Statistics, 33 (2004), 1039-1060. (with W. F. Christensen)

“Spreading the Word: Investigating Antecedents of Consumers’ Positive Word-of-Mouth Intentions and Behaviors,” Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 33 (2005), 123-138. (with T. J. Brown, T. E. Barry, and P.A. Dacin)

“A Spatiotemporal Model for Tritium Groundwater Concentrations,” Communications in Statistics, 35 (2006), 489-497. (with E. Lee and M. Moon)

“Using a White Matter Reference to Remove the Dependency of Global Signal on Experimental Conditions in SPECT Analyses,” NeuroImage, 32 (2006) 49-53. (with J. Spence, P. Carmack, W.R. Schucany, W.A. Woodward, and R.W. Haley)

“Accounting for Spatial Dependence in the Analysis of SPECT Brain Imaging Data”, Journal of the American Statistical Association, (2007), 464-473. (with J.S. Spence, P.S. Carmack, W.R. Schucany, W.A. Woodward, and R.W. Haley)

“Increased Risk of Death Associated with Hypotension is not Altered by the Presence of Brain Injury in Pediatric Trauma Patients”, The American Journal of Surgery, 194 (2007), 741-745. (with M.A. Gunst, J.L. Sperry, V. Ghaemmaghami, R.S. Friese, H.L. Frankel, L.M. Gentilello, and S. Shafi)

"Abnormal Response to Cholinergic Challenge in Chronic Encephalopathy from the 1991 Gulf War," Psychiatrhy Research: Neuroimaging, 171 (2009), 207-220 (with R. W. Haley, J. S. Spence, P. S. Carmack, W. R. Schucany, F. Petty, Devous Sr., F. J. Bonte, and M. H. Trivedi).

"Far Casting Gross Validation," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 18 (2009), 879-893 (with P.S. Carmack, W.R. Schucany, J.S. Spence, R. W. Haley and C. Lin).

"Frational Factorial Designs," Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 1 (2009), 234-244 (with R. L. Mason).

"Detecting Brain Activations in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Experiments with a Maximum Corss-Correlation Statistic," Journal of Data Science, 10 92012), 403-418 (with K.Bedif, W.R. Schucany, W.A. Woodward, P.S. Carmack, and R.W. Haley).

"A New Class of Semiparametric Semivariogram and Nugget Estimators," Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56 (2012), 1737-1747. DOI: 10.1016/j.csda.2011.10.017. (with P. S. Carmack, J. S. Spence, W. R. Schucany, Q. Lin, and R. W. Haley).

"Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University," Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S. A. Agresti and X.-L. Meng eds. Springer (2012, to appear). DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-3649-2_19. (with W. R. Schucany and W. A. Woodward).

"Key Properties of D-optimal Designs for Event-Related fMRI Experiments with Application to Nonlinear Models," Statistics in Medicine, (2012, to appear), (with D. A. Delzell, W. R. Schucany, P. S. Carmack, Q. Lin, J. S. Spence, and R. W. Haley).