Douglas Nychka

Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Doug Nychka


Stratton Hall 229
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  • PhD Statistics, University of Wisconsin/Madison
  • BA Mathematics (satisfied B.S. requirements in Physics), Duke University

Research Interests

  • Nonparametric regression
  • Spatial statistics
  • Computational statistics and big data.
  • Novel applications to environmental problems

Past Positions

  • Senior Scientist and Institute Director, National Center for Atmospheric (1999- 2018)
  • Professor, Statistics, North Carolina State University (1983-1997)