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Professor William Welch PhD; MSc; BSc

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Will Welch joined the Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia (UBC) as a Professor in 2003 and was Head of Department from 2003 until 2008.  Prior to that he was at the University of Waterloo, the University of Illinois, and the business school at UBC.

Will Welch joined the Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia (UBC) as a Professor in 2003 and was Head of Department from 2003 until 2008.  Prior to that he was at the University of Waterloo, the University of Illinois, and the business school at UBC.

 

 

 

Welch's research spans computer-aided design of experiments, quality improvement, the design and analysis of computer experiments including applications in engineering, statistical methods for drug discovery, and machine/statistical learning.

Welch has served on the editorial boards of the Annals of Applied Statistics, the Canadian Journal of Statistics, and the SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification. He has also served as President of the Business and Industrial Statistics Section of the Statistical Society of Canada and as Associate Director of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI).