Carl James Schwarz, Ph.D (1988)
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Carl James Schwarz is currently a Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at Simon Fraser University.

After graduating in 1988, he worked at the University of Manitoba until 1994 when he moved to SFU.

He is also the principal of StatMathComp Consulting by Schwarz, Inc and holds the P.Stat. and PStat designations from the Statistical Society of Canada and the American Statistical Association, respectively.

His research program is in three areas: capture-recapture modeling of animal population dynamics and ecological statistics. His interest in statistical ecology involves assistance in designing and analyzing environmental impact studies. Both areas the development of new stochastic models, the development of model fitting and testing procedures, and the development of computer software. In large part, it is motivated by real problems encountered by ecologists

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Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 Midterm
Wednesday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture: Melania Alvarez — Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Paul Gustafson — Thursday, November 9 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar: Miroslaw Pavlak — Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Anthony Bonato — Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Robert I. Rollwagen, M.Sc (1974)

You Liang, Ph.D. (2015)