Peter Guttorp, Professor of Statistics, Guest Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center, Project Leader for SARMA, the Nordic Network on Statistical Approaches to Regional Climate Models for Adaptation , Co-director of STATMOS, the Research Network on Statistical Methods for Atmospherc and Ocean Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Simon Fraser University, and member of the interdisciplinary faculties in Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management and Urban Design and Planning. He obtained a degree in journalism from the Stockholm School of Journalism in 1969, a B.S. in mathematics, mathematical statistics, and musicology from Lund University, Sweden, in 1974, a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1980, and a Tech.D. h.c. from Lund University in 2009. He joined the University of Washington faculty in September 1980.
Dr. Guttorp's research interests include uses of stochastic models in scientific applications in hydrology, atmospheric science, geophysics, environmental science, and hematology. He is co-editor of Environmetrics. He is also former President of the International Environmetrics Society, a fellow of the American Statistical Association and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. During 2004-2005 he was the Environmental Research Professor of the Swedish Institute of Graduate Engineers.
Introductory Overview Lecture on Statistics and Climate at Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, 2012.
W 13:STAT 395: Introduction to Probability II.
STAT 341: Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics II.
STAT 593: Statistical climatology.
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