Ph.D. in Statistics, University of
California at Davis

B.S. in Mathematics, University of California at Davis

Current Position:

Paul Whitfield Horn Professor and James
and Marguerite Niver Professor, Area of
Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences, Rawls College of Business
Administration, Texas Tech University.

Director,
M.S. in Business Statistics, 2000 – present

July 2001 to August 2001 – Research Fellow at Pfizer, New London, CT

May 1999 to August 1999, July 2000 to August 2000 - Research Fellow at Glaxo-Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

September 1989 to 1994 - Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of
Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences, Texas Tech University.

September 1983 to 1989 - Assistant Professor of Statistics, Department of
Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences, Texas Tech University.

Statistical Consultant for Pharmaceutical Companies (Merck & Co., Abbott,
Marion Merrel Dow, Upjohn, Glaxo), 1988-present.

Faculty employee in the Battelle Summer Faculty Research and Engineering
Program, June 1986-August 1986. Stationed in the U.S. Army Institute of
Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio.

Statistics, Statistical Methodology, Statistical Consulting, Statistical Software Development (I am principal developer of PROC MULTTEST of SAS, and have developed a clinical trials software simulation system, Westfall et al, 2008), Data Mining, Business Intelligence.

2012:** ***Distinguished Technical Communication***
**Award from the Carolina Chapter of
the Society for Technical Communication, for** **Westfall,P., Tobias, R. and Wolfinger,
R. (2011). *Multiple Comparisons and
Multiple Tests Using SAS *(*2 ^{nd}
Ed.*), SAS

2012: SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS 9: Regression and Modeling

2007: Texas Tech College of Business Administration Outstanding Research Award.

2006: Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2005: Excellence in Continuing Education Award, American Statistical Association.

2002: Awarded Paul Whitfield Horn Professorship.

2002: Awarded James and Marguerite Niver Professorship.

2000: Academic Achievement Award, Texas Tech University.

2000: Texas Tech Outstanding Research Award.

1999: Texas Tech University Excellence in Teaching award for the College of Business Administration.

1997: Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

1997: Honorable Mention in the "Statistics, Data Analysis, and Modeling" Section, SAS User's Group International Conference.

1991: Outstanding Statistical Application, American Statistical Association.

1990: College of Business Administration Research Award.

1989: Best Contributed Paper, Statistics and Statistical Graphics Subsection, SAS User's Group International Conference.

1988: Texas Tech University Excellence in Teaching award for the College of Business Administration.

American Statistical Association (Fellow)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow)

Institute for Mathematical Statistics

On The Center for Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA), November 14, 2008, “Meet the Methodologist.”

Selected Professional Service Activities

Co-hosted the 2013 Rawls College Big Data Symposium, March 1, 2013

Assisted SAS Institute to develop the Base Statistical Business Analyst
Certification Exam, 2012

Chair of Search Committee for Editor of *The
American Statistician*, 2011.

Chair of Statistics Education Section for the Joint Statistical Meetings, 2009.

Editor*, The American Statistician*, 2006-2008.

Co-Guest Editor (with A. Tamhane), *Journal of
Statistical Planning and Inference*, 2004, 125.

Co-Guest Editor (with A. Tamhane), *Journal of
Biopharmaceutical Statistics*, 2003, 13(4).

Associate editor, *The American Statistician*, 2000-2005.

Associate editor, *Journal of the American Statistical Association*,
2003-2006.

Teaching Experience

Advanced Statistical Methods

Regression Analysis

Multivariate Analysis

Mathematical Statistics

Data Mining

Honors Business Statistics

Elementary Business Statistics - including managing and teaching of large
sections

MBA Statistics

Research and Publication

(Google Scholar Page: 9800+ cites, h-index = 29, i10-index = 56.)

- Westfall, P.H. and Henning,
K.S.S. (2013).
*Understanding Advanced Statistical Methods*, Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science Series, Boca Raton (543 pages). - Westfall,P., Tobias, R. and Wolfinger,
R. (2011).
*Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests Using SAS (2*SAS^{nd}Ed.),Press, Cary, NC. (Winner of the^{®}Award from the Carolina Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, for “Clearly superior work that applies the principle of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly in the way it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.” Also winner of*Distinguished Technical Communication*in the 2012 International Summit Awards for the Society for Technical Communication.)*Award of Merit* - Bretz,
F., Hothorn, T., and Westfall, P. (2010).
*Multiple Comparisons with R*. Chapman and Hall, Boca Raton. - Westfall, P.H. and Tobias, R.
(2000).
*Exercises to Accompany "Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests Using the SAS*SAS^{®}System" ,Institute Inc. Books by Users.^{®} - Westfall,P.H., Tobias,R., Rom,D., Wolfinger, R., and
Hochberg, Y. (1999).
*Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests using the SAS*, SAS^{®}SystemInstitute Inc. Books by Users.^{®} - Westfall,P.H. and Young, S.S.(1993),
*Resampling-Based Multiple Testing: Examples and Methods for P-Value Adjustment.*Wiley, New York.

- Alin Tomoiaga; Peter
Westfall; Michele Donato; Sorin Draghici; Sonia Hassan; Roberto Romero;
Paola Tellaroli (2016). Pathway crosstalk effects:
Shrinkage and disentanglement using a Bayesian hierarchical model, to
appear in
*Statistics in Biosciences.* - Lu, Y., Westfall, P.H., Han,
G., Bui, M.M. (2016). “Bayesian Hypothesis Testing for Selected Regression
Coefficients,”
*Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods*. Published online, DOI:10.1080/03610926.2014.972745. (29 pages). - Kenyon,G.N., Meixell,M.J.,
and Westfall,P.H. (2015). Production Outsourcing
and Operational Performance: An Empirical Study using Secondary Data,
*International Journal of Production Economics,171*, 336-349. - Henning, K.S.S. and Westfall,
P.H. (2015), Closed
Testing in Pharmaceutical Research: Historical and Recent Developments,
*Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research*7, 126-147. - Bretz,
F. and Westfall, P.H. (2014). “Multiplicity and Replicability: Two Sides
of the Same Coin,”
*Pharmaceutical Statistics*13, 343–344. - Meixell,
M.J., Kenyon, G.N., and Westfall, P.H. (2014). “The effects of production
outsourcing on factory cost performance: an empirical study,”
*Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management*, 25, 750-774. - Westfall, P.H. (2014).
Kurtosis as Peakedness, 1905 – 2014. R.I.P.
*The American Statistician*, 68, 191–195. - Michele Donato, Zhonghui Xu, Alin Tomoiaga, James G. Granneman, Robert G. MacKenzie,
Riyue Bao, Nandor Gabor Than, Peter H. Westfall, Roberto Romero,
Sorin Draghici (2013). Analysis and
correction of crosstalk effects in pathway analysis,
*Genome Research*, Nov 23(11):1885–93. (As of 2013,*Genome Research*has an impact factor of 14.397 and is in the top 1% of ISI journals.) - Westfall, P.H., Bretz, F. and Tobias, R.D. (2013). Directional Error
Rates of Closed Testing Procedures.
*Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research 5*, 345 – 355. - Troendle,
J., Yu, K., Westfall, P., Pennello, G. and Schisterman, E. (2012). Comparing the Expected
Misclassification Cost for Two Classifiers Based on Estimates from the
Same Sample,
*Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research*4, 301 – 312. - Westfall, P.H. (2011).
Discussion of “Multiple Testing for Exploratory Research” by J. J. Goeman and A. Solari,
*Statistical Science*26, 604–607. - Westfall, P.H., Henning,
K.S.S., and Howell, R.D. (2012).
The Effect of Error Correlation on Interfactor
Correlation in Psychometric Measurement,
*Structural Equation Modeling*19, 99–117. - Benson, D.H., Hansen, H., and
Westfall, P.H. (2013). Executing
the Innocent.
*Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review*, Volume 3, Number 2 (24 pages). - Westfall, P.H. (2011). On Using the Bootstrap for Multiple
Comparisons.
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*, 21, 1187–1205. - Troendle,
J.F. and Westfall, P.H. (2011). Permutational Multiple Testing Adjustments with
Multivariate Multiple Group Data,
*Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference*141, 2021–2029. - Westfall, P.H. and Manage, A.
(2011). How Well Do Multiple
Testing Methods Scale Up when both
*n*and*k*Increase?*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*21, 583–594. - Westfall, P.H. (2011).
Improving Power by Dichotomizing (Even Under Normality),
*Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research*3, 353–362. (Chosen as the only paper for “Free ASA Journal Article Download,” from this issue of*SBR*, 5/2011.) - Westfall, P.H. (2010).
Comment on “Correlated z-Values and the Accuracy of Large-Scale
Statistical Estimates” by Bradley Efron,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*105, 1063–1066 (Efron’s article and the comments were chosen as lead articles for the JASA Theory and Methods section, and as a JASA “Featured Article” for this issue). - Westfall, P.H., Troendle, J.F. and Pennello,
G. (2010). Multiple McNemar Tests.
*Biometrics*66, 1185–1191. - Lu, Y., and Westfall, P.
(2009). Is Bonferroni Admissible for Large
*m*?*American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences*, Vol. 29 (1&2), 51–69. - Westfall, P.H. (2008). The Benjamini-Hochberg
Method with Infinitely Many Contrasts in Linear Models,
*Biometrika*95, 709–719. - Westfall, P.H. (2008). ROC
and FDR: Similarities, Assumptions, and Decisions,
*Statistica**Sinica*18, 811–816. - Westfall, P.H. and Troendle, J.F. (2008).
Multiple Testing with Minimal Assumptions,
*Biometrical Journal*50, 745–755. - Westfall P.H., Tsai K., Ogenstad S., Tomoiaga A., Moseley S., and Lu Y.
(2008). Clinical Trials Simulation:
A Statistical Approach.
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*18, 611–630. - Hothorn,
T., Bretz, F., and Westfall, P. (2008). Simultaneous Inference in General
Parametric Models,
*Biometrical Journal*50(3), 346–363. - Westfall, P.H. and Tobias,
R.D. (2007). Multiple Testing of General Contrasts: Truncated
Closure and the Extended Shaffer-Royen Method,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*102: 487–494. - Westfall, P. and Hilbe, J. (2007).
*The Black Swan*: Praise and Criticism.*The American Statistician*61, 193-194. - Westfall, P., Hoffman, J.,
and Xia, J. (2007). Joint Analysis
of Multiple Categorical Dependent Variables in Organizational
Research.
*Organizational Research Methods*10(4), 673–688. - Dmitrienko,
A., Wiens, B. and Westfall, P. (2006). Fallback Tests in Dose Response
Clinical Trials,
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*16, 745–755. - Westfall, P. and Young, S.S.
(2005). Contradictions in Highly
Cited Medical Research. [Letter to the editor].
*Journal of the American Medical Association*294(21), 2695–2696. - Koyama, T., and Westfall,
P.H. (2005). Decision-Theoretic
Views on Simultaneous Testing of Superiority and Noninferiority,
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*15, 943–955. - Gönen,
M., Johnson, W.O., Lu, Y. and Westfall, P. (2005). The Bayesian
Two-Sample t Test,
*The**American Statistician*59, 252–257. - Moreau, A.R., Westfall, P.H.,
Cancio, L.C., and Mason, A.D. (2005).
Development And Validation Of An Age-Risk Score For Mortality Prediction
Following Thermal Injury,
*Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection & Critical Care*, 58(5):967–972. - Westfall, P.H. (2005).
Comment on Benjamini and Yekutieli,
“False Discovery Rate Adjusted Confidence Intervals for Selected
Parameters,”
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*100, 85–89. - Somerville, M., Wilson, T.,
Koch, G., Westfall, P. (2004). Evaluation of a weighted multiple
comparison procedure,
*Pharmaceutical Statistics*4, 7–13. - Hein, S.E. and Westfall, P.H.
(2004). Improving Tests of Abnormal Returns by Bootstrapping the
Multivariate Regression Model with Event Parameters.
*Journal of Financial Econometrics***2**, 451–471. - Peter Bauer; George Chi;
Nancy Geller; A. Lawrence Gould; David Jordan; Surya Mohanty;
Robert O'Neill; Peter H. Westfall (2003). Industry, Government, and
Academic Panel Discussion on Multiple Comparisons in a “Real” Phase Three
Clinical Trial.
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*, 13(4), 691–701. - Westfall, P.H. (2003). Comment on “Resampling-based Multiple
Testing for Microarray Data Analysis,” Y. Ge, S. Dudoit
and T. P. Speed,
*Test*12, 60–65. - Dmitrienko,
A, Offen, W. and Westfall, P. (2003). Gatekeeping strategies for clinical
trials that do not require all primary effects to be significant.
*Statistics in Medicine*22, 2387–2400. - Gönen,
M., Westfall, P.H. and Johnson, W.O. (2003). Bayesian multiple
testing for two-sample multivariate endpoints,
*Biometrics*59, 76–82. - Frank Bretz, Torsten Hothorn, and Peter
Westfall (2002). On multiple comparisons in R.
*R News*, 2(3):14–17, http://cran.r-project.org/doc/Rnews. - Zaykin, D.V., Westfall, P.H.,
Young, S.S, Karnoub, M.A., Wagner, M.J., and Ehm, M.G. (2002). Testing association of
statistically inferred haplotypes with discrete and continuous traits in
samples of unrelated individuals,
*Human Heredity*53, 79–91. - Zaykin, D.V., Zhivotsky, L.A., Westfall, P.H., and Weir, B.S.
(2002). Truncated product method for combining p-values,
*Genetic Epidemiology*22, 170–185. - Westfall, P.H., and Soper, K.A. (2001). Using priors to improve multiple
animal carcinogenicity tests,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association* - Westfall, P.H., Ho, S.-Y., and Prillaman, B.A. (2001). Properties of multiple
intersection-union tests for multiple endpoints in combination therapy
trials,"
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*11, 125–138. - Westfall, P.H. and Krishen, A. (2001). Optimally weighted, fixed
sequence, and gatekeeping multiple testing procedures,
*Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference*99, 25–40. - Westfall,P.H. and Wolfinger,
R.D. (2000). Closed Multiple Testing Procedures and PROC MULTTEST.
*SAS Observations*, July, 2000. - Zaykin, D., Young, S.S., and
Westfall, P.H. (2000). Using false discovery rate approach in the genetic
dissection of complex traits: a response to Weller et al.,
*Genetics*154, 1917–1918. - Dempsey, P.G., Ayoub, M.M., and Westfall, P.H. (1998). Evaluation of
the ability of power to predict low frequency lifting capacity,
*Ergonomics*41, 1222–1241. - Westfall, P.H., Krishen,A. and Young,
S.S.(1998). Using Prior Information to Allocate Significance Levels for
Multiple Endpoints,
*Statistics in Medicine*17, 2107–2119. - Westfall, P.H., Young, S.S.
and Lin, D.K.J.(1997). Forward Selection Error
Control in the Analysis of Supersaturated Designs,
*Statistica**Sinica*8, 101–117. - Westfall, P.H. and Soper, K.A.(1998). Weighted
Multiplicity Adjustments for Animal Carcinogenicity Tests,
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*8, 23–44 (with discussions). - Westfall, P.H., Johnson, W.O.
and Utts, J.M.(1997). A
Bayesian Perspective on the Bonferroni Adjustment,
*Biometrika*84, 419–427. - Westfall, P.H. and Gönen, M. (1996). Asymptotic Properties of ANOVA Bayes
Factors,
*Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods*25, 3101–3123. - Westfall, P.H. (1997).
Multiple Testing of General Contrasts Using Logical Constraints and
Correlations,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*92, 299–306. (Find the software I developed for this paper here.) - Westfall, P.H. and Wolfinger, R.D.(1997).
Multiple Tests with Discrete Distributions,
*The**American Statistician*51, 3–8. - Dempsey, P.G. and Westfall,
P.H. (1997). Developing Explicit Risk Models for Predicting Low-Back
Disability: A Statistical Perspective.
*International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics*, 19, 483–497. - Roquebert,
J.A., Phillips, R.L., and Westfall, P.H. (1996). Markets Versus
Management: What 'Drives' Profitability?,
*Strategic Management Journal*17, 653–664. - Westfall,P.H. and Bremer, R.H.(1994). Efficiency
properties of cell means variance component estimates,
*Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference*38, 159–178. - Ricketts,R.C. and Westfall,P.H.(1993).
New evidence on the price elasticity of charitable contributions,
*Journal of the American Taxation Association*15, 1–25. - Westfall,P.H. and Young, S.S.(1993). On adjusting
P-Values for multiplicity,
*Biometrics*49, 941–945. - Soper,K.A. and Westfall,P.H.(1990),
Monte Carlo estimation of significance levels for Carcinogenicity tests
using univariate and multivariate models,
*Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation*37, 189–209. - Westfall,P.H. (1990), Graphical presentation of a
basketball game,
*The American Statistician*, 44, 305–307. - Westfall,P.H. and Young, S.S.(1989), P-value adjustments
for multiple tests in multivariate binomial models,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*, 84, 780–786. - Westfall,P.H.(1989), Power comparisons for invariant
variance ratio tests in mixed ANOVA models,
*The Annals of Statistics*, 17, 318–326. - Westfall,P.(1988), Robustness and power of tests for a
null variance ratio,
*Biometrika*, 75, 207–214. - Westfall,P.(1988), Comment on Berry,
*The American Statistician*, 42, 88. - Fenech,A. and Westfall, P.(1988), The power function
of conditional log-linear model tests,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*, 83, 198–203. - Westfall,P.(1987), A comparison of variance component
estimates for arbitrary underlying distributions,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*, 82, 866–874. - Westfall,P.(1987), Computable MINQUE-type estimates of
variance components,
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*, 82, 586–589. - Westfall,P.(1986), Asymptotic normality of the ANOVA
estimates of components of variance in the nonnormal,
unbalanced hierarchical mixed model,
*The Annals of Statistics*, 14, 1572–1582. - Westfall,P.(1985), Simultaneous small sample
multivariate Bernoulli confidence intervals,
*Biometrics*, 41, 1001–1013.

- Westfall, P.H., (2015). Multiple Comparisons,
Statistics of. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief),
*International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition*, Vol 16. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 81–87. - Westfall, P. and Bretz,
F. (2010). Multiplicity in Clinical Trials,
*Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*,*3*, pp. 889-896, Shein-Chung Chow, ed., Marcel Decker Inc., New York.^{rd}Edition - Dmitrienko, A., Bretz,
F., Westfall, P.H., Troendle, J., Wiens, B.L., Tamhane, A.C., and Hsu. J.C. (2009). Multiple
Testing Methodology, Chapter 2 in
*Multiple Testing Problems in Pharmaceutical Statistics*, Dmitrienko, Tamhane and Bretz, eds, Chapman and Hall, Boca Raton. - Westfall, P., Kropf, S., and Finos, L. (2004).
Weighted FWE-controlling methods in high-dimensional
situations. In
*Recent Developments in Multiple Comparison Procedures*, Institute of Mathematical Statistics Lecture Notes-Monograph Series, Vol. 47, Y. Benjamini, F. Bretz, and S. Sarkar, eds., 143–154. - Westfall, P. (2005). Combining
P-Values.
*Encyclopedia of Biostatistics*, 2^{nd}edition, Armitage, P. and Colton, T. (eds), Wiley: Chichester. pp. 987–991. - Westfall, P. and Bretz, F. (2003). Multiplicity in Clinical Trials.
*Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*, second edition, Shein-Chung Chow, ed., Marcel Decker Inc., New York, pp. 666–673. - Dempsey, P.G., Sorock., G.S., Ayoub, M.M.,
Westfall, P.H., Maynard, W., Fathallah, F., and
O’Brien, N. (2002). Prospective Investigation of the Revised NIOSH Lifting
Equation (pp. 77–81). In P.T. McCabe (ed.)
*Contemporary**Ergonomics*2002. London: Taylor and Francis. - Westfall, P.H., Zaykin, D.V., and Young, S.S. (2001). Multiple tests for genetic effects in association studies. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 184: Biostatistical Methods, pp. 143–168. Stephen Looney, Ed., Humana Press, Toloway, NJ.
- Hochberg, Y. and
Westfall, P.H. (2000). On Some Multiplicity Problems and
Multiple Comparisons Procedures in Biostatistics, P.K. Sen and C.R.Rao,eds.,
*Handbook of Statistics*, vol 18, Elsevier Sciences B.V. pp. 75–113. - Westfall,P.H.(1994).
Asymptotic efficiencies of MINQUE and ANOVA Variance Component Estimates
in the Nonnormal Random Model,
*Proceedings of the International Conference on Linear Statistical Inference LINSTAT '93*, 113–119., Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. - Dempsey,P.G., Ayoub,M.M., and Westfall,P.H.(1995),
The NIOSH lifting equations: A closer look,
*Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety*, VII, A.C.Bittner, ed., (pp. 705–712), Taylor and Francis, London.

- Torsten Hothorn, Frank Bretz, Peter Westfall (2015), Package ‘multcomp’: Simultaneous Inference in General Parametric Models, published online in the CRAN repository as http://cran.stat.sfu.ca/web/packages/multcomp/multcomp.pdf.
- Boystov,
L., Belova, A. & Westfall, P. (2013).
Deciding on an adjustment for multiplicity in IR experiments,
*Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval*, 403-412. - Donato, M. Draghici, S. Westfall, P. H., Tomoiaga, A., Xu, Z. and Romero, R. (2012), A method for analysis and correction of cross-talk effects in pathway analysis, p. 1 – 7, WCCI 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence June, 10-15, 2012 - Brisbane, Australia.
- Westfall, P.H. (2011). Review of
*Meta-analysis and Combining Information in Genetics and Genomics*(Guerra and Goldstein, eds), for*Biometrics*67, 1673–1674, December 2011. - Westfall, P.H. (2011). Review of
*Large-Scale Inference: Empirical Bayes Methods for Estimation, Testing, and Prediction*, by Brad Efron,*Journal of the American Statistical Association*106, 1643–1644. - Westfall, P.H., Henning,
K.S.S., and Howell, R.D. (2010).
The Inextricability of Reliability and Interfactor
Correlation,
*Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings.* - Westfall, P., Dmitrienko, A., DeSouza, C.,
and Tomoiaga, A. (2010). Clinical Trials
Simulation: A Publicly Available, Grid-Enabled, GUI-Driven SAS® System.
*Proceedings of the 2010 SAS Global Forum*, paper 180–210, http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings10/180-2010.pdf. - Westfall, P. (2008). Overhauling online ratings systems leads
November TAS,
*Amstat**News*, November 2008, 12. - Bretz,
F., Hothorn, T., Westfall, P. (2008) Multiple
comparison procedures in linear models. In:
*COMPSTAT 2008 - Proceedings in Computational Statistics*. Brito, P.(Ed.). Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, 423–431. - Westfall, P. (2008). Leading Papers Look at Teaching Bayes to
Nonstatisticians,
*Amstat**News*, August 2008, 16. - Westfall, P. (2008). Teaching Bayes to Nonstatistics
Graduate Students: Editor’s Note.
*The American Statistician*62, 189. - Westfall, P. (2008). May 2008: Much Ado About
‘How To.’
*Amstat**News*, May 2008, 23. - Westfall, P. and Lund, R.
(2008). Voting Leads February Issue,
*Amstat**News*, February 2008, 10. - Westfall, P. and Lund. R.
(2007). Negative Chi Square,
Einstein, and the Iraq Conflict,
*Amstat**News*, November 2007, 24. - Westfall, P. (2007). Black Swan Flies into August Issue,
*Amstat**News*, July 2007, 18. - Westfall, P., Desmone, R., Frey, J., and Stefanski,
L. (2007). ASA tries out promotions strategy on two May articles,
*Amstat**News*, May 2007, 20–21. - Westfall, P.H. (2007).
*The American Statistician*in 2006,*The**American Statistician*61, 103–104. - Westfall, P. (2007). Official Statistics and
.
*Amstat**News*356, 12. - Westfall, P. (2006).
Sandwiches, Outliers, and Graphs,
*Amstat**News*354, 9. - Westfall, P. (2006).
Messy data invade August issue of TAS,
*Amstat**News*350, 7. - Westfall, P. (2006).
Hurricane forecasting kicks off inaugural interdisciplinary section,
*Amstat**News*347, 19. - Westfall, P. (2006).
*The American Statistician*moves in a new direction,*Amstat**News*346, 17. - Westfall, P. (2006).
Editorial,
*The**American Statistician*60, 1–2. - Bremer, R., Perez, J., Smith,
P. and Westfall, P., (2004). Grid
Computing at Texas Tech University using SAS.
*Proceedings of the14th Annual South- Central SAS User’s Group Regional Conference*, 64–72. (PowerPoint presentation slides here.) - Wiens, B., Dmitrienko, A. and Westfall, P. (2004). Fallback and Gatekeeping Strategies for
Primary and Secondary Endpoints.
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Biopharmaceutical Subsection*. - Tamhane,
A.C. and Westfall, P.H. (2004).
Editorial Preface.
*J. Statist. Plan. and Inf*. 125, 1. - Westfall, P.H., Lindborg,
S.R., Shen, W. and Offen, W. (2003). Reply to Statistical Analysis Plan in Winter 2002 Biopharmaceutical Report.
*Biopharmaceutical Report*, 11(2), p. 8. - Westfall, P.H. and Tamhane, A.C.(2003). Introduction to Special Issue.
*Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics*, 13(4), preface (4 pp.). - Westfall, P.H. (2003). The multiplicity issue in hypothesis
tests.
*Bulletin of the International Chinese Statistical Association*, 38–42, July 2003. - Westfall, P.H. (2001).
From Farms to Pharmaceuticals: Multiple Comparisons Enters the 21st
Century.
*Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture*, 1–15. - Westfall, P.H., Tobias, R.D., and Bretz, F. (2000). Estimating Directional Error Rates of Step-Wise Multiple Comparisons Methods Using Distributed SAS Computing and Variance Reduction. Data Analysis papers and presentations, SAS Institute, Inc.
- Dempsey, P.G., Sorock.,
G.S., Cotnam, J.P., Ayoub,
M.M., Westfall, P.H., Maynard, W., Fathallah,
F., and O’Brien, N. (2000). Field Evaluation of the Revised NIOSH
Equation. In:
*Proceedings of the XIV*(5•724-5•727). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.^{th}Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44^{th}Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Westfall, P.H. and Tobias,
R.D.(1999), Advances in Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests Using the
SAS
System,^{®}*Proceedings of the 24th Annual SAS*, pp. 1525–33.^{®}User's Group International Conference - Gönen,
M., and Westfall,P.H.(1998), Bayesian Multiple
Testing of Multiple Endpoints in Clinical Trials,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Biopharmaceutical Subsection*, 108–113. - Pearce,G.L.
and Westfall, P.H.(1997), Identifying Clinical Practice Improvement
Opportunities Using Resampling Techniques in PROC MULTTEST,
*Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the SouthEast SAS*. pp. 394–99.^{®}User's Group - Pearce,G.L.
and Westfall, P.H.(1997), Using Resampling Techniques in PROC MULTTEST to
Evaluate Surgeon Specific Results Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
(CABG) Surgery,
*Proceedings of the 22nd Annual SAS*, pp. 1288-92. Winner of Honorable Mention in the Statistics, Data Analysis, and Modeling Section.^{®}User's Group International Conference - Gönen,
M., and Westfall,P.H.(1996),
Bayes Factors for Variance Components,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Bayesian Subsection*, 7–11. - Dempsey,P.G., Ayoub, M.M.,
and Westfall, P.H. (1996), Evaluation and Comparison of Static and Dynamic
Predictors of Lifting Capacity. In
*Proceedings of the 4th Pan Pacific Conference on Occupational Ergonomics*, pp. 360–363. - Westfall, P.H. and Soper, K.A. (1995), Multiple Binary Tests When Some
Events are Rare,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Biopharmaceutical Subsection*, 89–94. - Wu, J.J., Westfall, P.H., and
Ricketts, R.C. (1995), Random Coefficient Regression Modeling of the EY/UM
Taxpayer Panel via the EM Algorithm,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association. Bus. and Econ. Stat. Subsection*, 216–221. - Westfall,P.H. and Soper,K.A.(1994),
Nonstandard uses of PROC MULTTEST: Permutational
Peto tests; Permutational
and unconditional t and binomial tests,
*Proceedings of the 19th Annual SAS*^{®}*User's Group International Conference*, 986–989. - Bremer,R.H. and Westfall,P.H.(1990),
Explicit cell means Representation of MINQUE (¥)
in factorial models,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Computing Subsection*, 122–125. - Westfall, P.H, Lin, Y. and Young,S.S.(1990),
Resampling-Based Multiple Testing,
*Proceedings of the 15th Annual SAS*, 1359–1364.^{®}User's Group International Conference - Westfall,P.H.,Lin,Y.,and
Young, S.S.(1989), A procedure for the analysis of multivariate binomial
data with adjustments for multiplicity,
*Proceedings of the 14th Annual SAS*^{®}*User's Group International Conference*, 1385–1392. - Westfall,P.H. and Lin, Y.(1988), Estimating optimal
continuity corrections in run time,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Computing Subsection*, 297–298. - Westfall,P.H.,Mason,A.D., and Pruitt, B.A.(1988), Graphical analysis
of longitudinal mortality in a burn center,
*Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Computing subsection*, 297–298. - Westfall,P. and LuValle,
M.(1985), Estimating the simultaneous confidence level of multivariate
normal intervals,
*American Statistical Association Proceedings of the Statistical Computing Section*, 271–274. - Westfall,P.H.(1993), Review of Variance Components, by
Searle, Casella and McCulloch (Wiley),
*Journal of Marketing Research*30, 258–259. - Westfall,P.H.(1992), Review of Bayesian Forecasting for
Dynamic Models, by West and Harrison (Springer-Verlag),
*Technometrics*34, 115–116.

- "Novel methods for the analysis of gene signaling pathways with applications in obesity and diabetes." Co-PI with Sorin Dragici of Wayne State, total award $334,013 from NIH.
- "Development of SAS Grid-Enabled System for Clinical Trials Simulation," $80,000, funded by a pharmaceutical company, PI.
- "Selenium Dietary Supplements in the Reduction of Arsenic Body Load: Application in the Mitigation of Arsenicosis and Cancer-linked Skin Lesions in Children and Adults: A Pilot, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, 48-week, Longitudinal, Phase III Clinical Intervention Trial," funded by NIH, team member.
- "Business Intelligence Project," $25,000, funded by Texas Tech University Graduate School, 2004.
- "MCP2002 Conference", ($3000) funded by Texas Tech University College of Business Administration, 2002.
- "Field Evaluation of NIOSH Lifting Equations", ($550,000), funded by NIOSH, completed 9/98, Co-PI with M. Ayoub.
- "Evaluation of False Positive Rates Using Historical Data Bases," ($13,500), funded by Merck Research, completed 5/97, PI.
- "Extension of Evaluation of False Positive Rates Using Historical Data Bases," ($2,000), funded by Merck Research, to be completed 1/98, PI.
- "Allocating Error Rates and Sample Sizes to Maximize Significance," ($4,000), funded by Glaxo-Wellcome, completed 9/96, PI.
- "Evaluating of Determinants of Lifting Capacity" ($25,000), funded by NIOSH, completed 12/95, co-PI with Patrick Dempsey.
- "PROC MULTTEST Upgrade," ($17,000), completed 11/95. Funded by a consortium of Pharmaceutical companies.
- "Westfall book
project," ($17,000), funded by SAS
Institute, Merck & Co, Glaxo, Upjohn, Wyeth-Ayerst, Pfizer, and Burroughs Wellcome, to support writing the book Resampling-Based Multiple Testing. Completed 1/93 with publication of book by Wiley-Interscience.^{®} - "Development of
multiplicity adjustments for tests used in clinical and pre-clinical
analyses," ($36,000), from the Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's
Association. Completed 8/1989. Developed SAS/STAT
Software PROC MULTTEST.^{®} - "Significance tests and
adjustments for multiplicity in Carcinogenicity studies," ($60,000),
from the Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's Association. Completed 8/1988.
Developed SAS
Software PROC MBIN.^{®} - "Graduate Student Summer Research Grant," ($800), from Texas Tech University to support Oong-Hyun Sung. Completed a research paper, "Consistent simultaneous confidence bands in multiple logistic regression," 1987.

- “Kurtosis as Peakedness, 1905 – 2014.
*R.I.P*.,” presented at the TTU Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, November 17, 2014. - “A Statistician Looks at Big Data,” invited presentation at the CBPP Summer Research Symposium, University of Alaska, Anchorage, July 2, 2014.
- “Why Big Data Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be,” keynote address for the Rawls College of Business 2014 Symposium on Big Data and Data Analytics Friday, April 25.
- “Probabilistic Views of Big Data,” Presented at the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business Seminar Series in Management Science and Statistics, 2/14/2014.
- “Directional Error Rates of Closed Testing Procedures,” presented at the International Conference on Multiple Comparisons, Southampton England, July 10, 2013.
- “Probabilistic Views of Big Data,” Keynote Address for the Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center Planning Meeting, Hosted by Texas Tech University, May 29, 2013.
- Leonid Boytsov, Anna Belova, Peter Westfall, “Deciding on an Adjustment for Multiplicity in IR Experiments,” accepted for the ACM SIGIR 2013 Conference. (19.9% paper acceptance rate for conference)
- Westfall, P. “Multiple Comparisons and Missing
Values,” keynote address of the 13
^{th}Annual J&J Pharma Statistics Meeting, November, 2011. - Bretz, F., and Westfall, P. “Multiple Comparisons Using R and SAS,” a one-day shortcourse co-presented by Bretz and Westfall at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami, Florida, August 2011.
- Westfall, P. Wolfinger, R., Tobias, R. and Manage, R. “Practical Implementations of Decision-theoretic Multiple Inferences,” Invited presentation at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami, Florida, August 2011, presented by Westfall.
- Westfall, P. “Which Multiple Testing Methods are Optimal?”, presented at the fourth Lehmann Syposium, Rice, May ‘11.
- Tobias, R, and Westfall, P. Multiple Comparisons Methods in SAS/STAT Software, presented at SAS Global Forum, Las Vegas, 4/2011 by R. Tobias.
- "Comment on 'Correlated z-Values and the Accuracy of Large-Scale Statistical Estimates' — Bradley Efron, Stanford University," Invited presentation at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2010.
- "Multiple Testing Using Nonparametric and Semiparametric Models," Introductory Overview Lecture at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, August 2010.
- "Duplication in Graduate Level Statistics Courses," Invited presentation at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington DC, August 2009.
- "A Clinical Trial Simulation System, Its Applications, and Future Challenges," Joint with Kuenhi Tsai, presented at the 32nd Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Workshop, 2009, by Kuenhi Tsai.
- “Joint Analysis of Multiple Categorical Dependent Variables,” Webcast for the Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis, Virginia Commonwealth University, November 14, 2008.
- “Reliability-Constrained Latent Structure Models,” presented at the TTU Statistics seminar, 2/08. Here is a zipped file with the presentation and the SAS files. Here is the paper.
- “Multiple Testing of General Contrasts: Truncated Closure and the Extended Shaffer-Royen Method,” presented at the 5th international conference on multiple comparison procedures, July 9-11, Vienna, Austria. (Joint work with Randy Tobias.)
- A Course in Multiple comparisons and Multiple Tests, presented for the Joint Statistical Meetings, 8/07, Salt Lake City.
- " 'Bad' Statistical Methods: What are the costs?", presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, 8/06, Seattle, with D. Freedman, S. Young, M. Foulkes, and J. Shaffer.
- A Course in Multiple comparisons and Multiple Tests, presented for the Joint Statistical Meetings, 8/06, Seattle.
- "Using All Them Machines: Grid Computing for Statistical Applications," Roundtable luncheon presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, 8/06, Seattle, joint with Randy Tobias.
- "Clinical Trials Simulation: Overview and Demonstration of a New System," Stephan Ogenstad (speaker), Peter H. Westfall, Kuenhi Tsai, Leif Bengtsson, Scott Moseley and Min Yao, Alin Tomoiaga and Lan Zhang, presented at the International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region (ENAR) conference, 3/27/06, Tampa.
- "Multiplicity and Replicability," presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, St. Louis, 2/06.
- "Strong Control of the Familywise Type I Error Rate in DNA Microarray Analysis Using Exact Step-Down Permutation Tests", Presented at the TTU Statistics seminar series, 10/12/05
- "Grid Deployment to Support the Research Enterprise," Invited presentation at the Global Grid Forum 15, 10/5/05
- A Course in Multiple comparisons and Multiple Tests, presented for the Joint Statistical Meetings, 8/05, Minneapolis. (Winner of "Excellence in Continuing Education Award")
- "Familywise Error Rate or False Discovery Rate in Large-Scale Simultaneous Testing: What is the Best Statistical Method?" presented at the Conference for Texas Statisticians, April 1, 2005.
- "Multiplicity in the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials: Best Practices, Regulatory Standards, and Good Science," Keynote Address of the Purdue Biostatistics Symposium, 1/11/05.
- "FDR for infinitely many contrasts in linear models," presented at the SMU statistics seminar series, 11/12/04.
- A Course in Multiple comparisons and Multiple Tests, presented for the United States Department of Agriculture, 8/11-12, '04, Lubbock, TX.
- "Analytical power computation of closed tests using Quasi-Monte Carlo integration", Frank Bretz and Peter Westfall, Presented by Frank Bretz at PARA'04, Workshop On State-Of-The-Art In Scientific Computing, June 20-23, 2004, Technical University of Denmark.
- "Optimality Considerations in Testing Massive Numbers of Hypotheses", presented at the second Lehmann Syposium, Rice University, May 04.
- "Decision-Theoretic Views on Switching Between Superiority and Non-Inferiority Testing," Presented at the 27th Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Workshop, Muncie, Ind, May '04.
- "Business Intelligence: Fad, Oxymoron, or Something Useful?" Presentation to American Production and Inventory Control Society, Lubbock chapter, 2/04.
- "Resampling Methods for Separating Signals from Noise in Data Mining Applications, " Presented at General Motors R&D, 10/2003.
- "Data Mining using Recursive Partitioning," Presented at the TTU Math department, 10/2003.
- "Using PROC MULTTEST for Data Mining," presented at the SAMSI conference, 9/2003.
- "Sequential Testing approaches for Clinical Trials," Presented at the JSM meetings, 8/2003.
- "Reverse Multiplicity: An Academic View," Presented at the JSM meetings, 8/2003.
- "Hard vs. Soft Science: Studies in Biometrics and Psychometrics," presented at the CoBA MIS seminar, Lubbock, TX 2/7/03.
- "Bootstrap event study tests" presented at CoBA Finance seminar, Lubbock, TX 1/24/03.
- "Sequential testing Approaches for Clinical Trials," and invited presentation at the GlaxoSmithKline Biostatistics and Data Sciences Advisory Board Conference, October 28-29, 2002, Cary, NC.
- "Multiple Testing Methods that are useful in Clinical Trials", a 3 hour presentation to the 25th Annual Midwest Biopharmaceutical Workshop, Muncie, Ind, May '02.
- "A Course in Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests," a 3-hour course presented to FDA statisticians, Rockville, MD, May, '02.
- "Issues in Phamacogenomics", invited, presented at the PhRMA Biostatistics and Data Management Fall Workshop, November '01, Bethesda.
- "Multiple Testing Procedures that Maximize Predictive Power," invited presentation at the "New horizons in multiple comparisons procedures" conference, Temple U., Philadelphia, August 01.
- "Some Bayesian perspectives on the multiple comparisons problem," invited presentation to the Novartis statistics group, Basel, Switzerland, 6/5/01.
- "Testing hypotheses using resampling," invited presentation to the Basel Biometric Society meeting, Basel, Switzerland, 6/6/01.
- "Multiple Tests for Genetic Effects in Association Studies," invited, presented at the Princeton-Trenton ASA chapter, Spring Meeting, 5/9/01.
- "Regression-based inference for association of haplotype frequencies with the phenotype," by Zaykin, Westfall, and Young, presented at the 10th Int Congress of Human Genetics, Vienna, May 15-19 2001, by Dmitri Zaykin.
- "Improvements on Event Study Tests: Bootstrapping the Multivariate Regression Model," presented at the Eastern Finance Association meeting by Scott Hein, April 25, 2001, Charleston SC.
- "Use of Recursive Partitioning in Genomics" S. Stanley Young* (speaker), GlaxoWellcome, Peter Westfall, Texas Tech University, and Dmitri Zaykin, GlaxoWellcome, presented at the ENAR conference, March 2001, Charlotte, NC.
- "Closed Testing Procedures and PROC MULTTEST," invited address presented at the ENAR conference, March 2001, Charlotte, NC.
- "From Farms to Pharmaceuticals: Multiple Comparisons Enters the 21st Century," keynote address at the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, April 30, 2001, Manhattan, Kansas.
- "Gatekeeping Strategies for Making Strong Claims in Clinical Trials," presented at the DIA workshop, March 12, 2001, Savannah GA.
- "Directional Error Rates of Correlated Stepwise Tests", presented at the Sixth Great Lakes Symposium on Applied Statistics, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 10/00. (Joint with R. Tobias and F. Bretz).
- "Primary and Secondary Endpoints in Clinical Trials: Proper and Improper Gatekeeping Strategies", presented at the FDA/Industry workshop, Bethesda, Maryland, 9/00.
- "New Bayesian and Frequentist Software Solutions for Multiple Inferences," presented at the second international multiple comparisons conference, Berlin, Germany, 6/00.
- "Closed testing via resampling the extreme pivotals," 1-hour session presented at Venice, Italy, 6/00.
- "Correspondences between frequentist and Bayesian Methods for Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests," 1-hour session presented University of Padova, Italy, 6/00.
- "Closed Testing Procedures and PROC MULTTEST," 1-hour presentation to Biostatistics department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer research center, New York, 5/2000.
- "Multiple comparsions and multiple tests: The state of the practice", presented at the DIA workshop, March 00, Hilton Head.
- "Closed testing via resampling the extreme pivotals," 2-hour session presented at the Multiple Methods conference, Mainz, Germany, 10/99.
- "Correspondences between frequentist and Bayesian Methods for Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests," 1-hour session presented at the Multiple Methods conference, Mainz, Germany, 10/99.
- "Introduction to Mixed effects and repeated measures models for continuous and discrete outcomes using PROC MIXED and PROC NLMIXED," a 2 hour shortcourse given to Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 7/99.
- " 'Bioequivalence trials, intersection-union tests, and equivalence confidence sets' - a discussion of a paper by Berger and Hsu," a one hour seminar presented to Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
- "You must consider multiplicity when planning and analyzing clinical trials data," a two-hour session presented to clinicians and statisticians of Glaxo-Wellcome-Canada, 8/99
- "A Course in Multiple Comparisons", an 8-hour course on multiple comparisons taught at Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; also to GW-Canada, 7/99-8/99
- "Strategies for Controlling Error Rates when Analyzing Primary and Secondary Endpoints," a 1.5 hour seminar presented at Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 6/99
- "Multiple Testing of Point Null Hypotheses: A Bayesian Approach," SRCOS/ASA Summer Research Conference, Mountain View, Arkansas, June 1999. (Joint with Mithat Gönen, presented by Mithat Gönen.)
- "Advances in Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests Using the SAS® System," presented at the SAS® User's Group International (SUGI) meeting, April 1999, Miami.
- "Multiple testing issues in drug experiments: Is there any correspondence between Bayesian and frequentist methods?" presented at the ENAR conference, March 1999, Atlanta.
- "Multiple Comparisons/ Multiple Tests Workshop," one-day shortcourse presented at Covance, March 18, 1999.
- "Bootstrap and Resampling Methods," one-day shortcourse presented at Novartis, 3/19/99.
- "Multiple Comparisons: Applications and Case Studies," two-day shortcourse to be presented at the 1998 Deming Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, with Dror Rom, 12/98.
- "Resampling Methods in the Pharmaceutical Industry; Applications of Resampling Methods in the Pharmaceutical Industry," Keynote address and Plenary session of the Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop, 5/1998.
- "Multiple Testing in Clinical Trials," Distinguished Speaker Series of Applied Logic Associates Inc., Houston, 1/98.
- "Multiple Comparisons," A Roundtable Luncheon at the Joint Statistical Meetings, in Anaheim, 8/97.
- "Multiple Comparisons: Applications and Case Studies," two-day shortcourses presented with Dror Rom, 3/97.
- "Multiple Testing with Clinical Applications," a one-day short course presented at Glaxo-Wellcome, 11/96.
- "Multiple Discrete Tests and Rare Events," Presented at the European Drug Information Association Conference, Brugge, Belgium, 3/96.
- "Strategies to Improve Power with Multiplicity-Adjusted Tests," presented at the Midwestern Biopharmaceutical Statistics Conference, 5/96.
- "Multiple Testing with PROC MULTTEST of SAS/STAT®," a 1/4-day short course presented at the American Statistical Association Joint Meetings, Chicago, 8/96.
- "Bootstrapping P-values," presented at the Liberty Mutual Speaker's Corner, Hopkinton, MA, 7/96.
- "Forward Selection Error Control in the Analysis of Supersaturated Designs," presented at the Amer. Stat. Assoc. Joint meetings, Chicago, 8/96.
- "Acceptable and Unacceptable Uses of Statistics: The Views of W. Edwards Deming," presented at the South Carolina chapter of the American Statistical Association Meeting, 4/96.
- "Quality by the Numbers," presented at the National Quality Forum, Lubbock, TX 10/95.
- "PROC MULTTEST, Applications and Improvements," presented at the Midwestern Biopharmaceutical Statistics Conference, 5/95.
- "Resampling-based multiple testing," a two-day short course presented for the Intel Statistics Summit, Santa Clara, CA, 8/94.
- "Resampling-based multiple testing," (joint with S.S.Young), a one-day short course presented to attendees of the American Statistical Association Joint Meetings, Toronto, Canada, 8/94.
- "Multiple Testing in the Analysis of Supersaturated Designs: Problems and Resampling Solutions," Presented to the Conference on Statistics in Industry, Chapel Hill, NC, 6/94.
- "Resampling-based multiple testing," (joint with S.S.Young), a half-day short course presented to attendees of the Interfaces Conference, Raleigh, NC, 6/94.
- "Resampling-based multiple testing in clinical trials," (joint with S.S.Young), a one-day short course presented to attendees of the Drug Information Association Conference, Hilton Head, S.C, 3/94.
- "Asymptotic efficiency of IQUEs in mixed ANOVA models under nonnormality," International Conference on Linear Statistical Models, held in Poznan, Poland, 6/93.
- "Bayes/Frequentist Correspondences in Multiple Testing," presented at the Midwestern Biopharmaceutical Statistics Conference, Muncie, Indiana, 5/93.
- "Multiplicity adjustment in clinical and pre-clinical applications: concepts, methods, and software," a three hour short course presented to statisticians at Merck, Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, 3/93, and to statisticians at Abbott Laboratories, 11/92.
- "Resampling-based multiple testing," (joint with S.S.Young), a two-day short course presented to attendees of the Conference on Applied Statistics, Atlantic City, 12/92.
- "The use of bootstrap and permutation resampling in the testing of multivariate binomial and continuous data," (joint with S.S.Young), a three hour short course presented to attendees of the Conference on Applied Statistics, Atlantic City, 12/89
- "Bootstrapping individual and simultaneous hypothesis tests," a three hour short course presented to the Biostatistics group of Merrell Dow Research Institute, Cincinnati, in 3/89.
- "Simulation-Based Step-Down Hypothesis Testing," an invited speech to the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Statistical Association, 3/89.
- "PROC MBIN: Analysis of multivariate binary data with adjustments for multiplicity," a 1.5 hour short course given to statisticians at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 3/89.
- "The use of multiplicity adjustments in some clinical applications: ideas, techniques, and software," a 1.5 hour short course presented to the statistics group at the Upjohn Company, 3/89.
- "Statistical properties and computational aspects of variance ratio tests in mixed linear models," invited paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, New Orleans, 8/88.
- "PROC MBIN: Resampling software for multiplicity adjustment," a speech to the Biostatistics Subsection of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's Association, Clearwater, 8/88.
- "Controlling False Positives in Carcinogenicity Studies," a 1.5 hour short course presented to statisticians and toxicologists at Smith Kline & French Laboratories, 7/87.
- "Multivariate Binomial Testing," keynote address to the Midwestern Biopharmaceutical Statistics Conference, 5/87.

Selected University Service Activities

**Dissertations and Theses
Chaired**

1. Alin Tomoiaga, “Statistical methods in genomic pathway analysis,” completed December, 2014.

2. Kevin Henning, "Effects of Closed Testing on Shortcut Combination Testing Procedures," completed June, 2011.

3. Yonggang Lu, "Essays on Multiple Comparisons and Model Selection," completed 2007

4. Tomoiaga, Alin. "Clinical Trials Simulation." Master's thesis in Mathematics and Statistics, co-chaired with Magdalena Toda, completed 2006.

5. Fafouti-Park, E. "Investigation of Bootstrap Estimates of the Parameters, their Standard Errors and Associated Confidence Intervals of Structural Equation Models with Ordered Categorical Variables," completed 1999.

6. Gönen, M. "Bayes Factors for Variance Components in the Mixed Linear Model," completed 1996.

7. Wu, J.J. "Maximum Likelihood Estimation in the Random Coefficient Regression Model via the EM Algorithm," 1996.

8. Sung, O.H. "Evaluating Statistical Classification Models with Application to Corporate Bond Ratings Classifications," 1989.

9. Sen, L.Y. "Asymptotic Relative Efficiencies of the Rank-Score Procedure in the Multivariate Two-Way Layout Problem with Interactions," 1986. (co-chaired with Steve Hora)

**Committee and other Service**

1. TTU Horn Professor Selection Committee

2. TTU VPR Search Committee

3. Rawls College Promotion and Tenure Committee

4. Rawls College Faculty Credentialing Committee

5. Chair, Review Committee for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at TTU

6. Chair, Inter-College Study Group to Evaluate Texas Tech University Statistics Courses

7. Director, compliance documentation for the accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Texas Tech University

8. Faculty Senate Vice President

9. Chair, Faculty Incentive Grant Committee

10. Chair, Teaching Learning and Technology Delivery Systems Committee

11. Chair, Faculty Teaching Productivity Committee

12. Chair, SACS Committee on Instructional Technologies

13. Tenure Hearing Committee

14. College of Business Administration Admissions and Standards Committee