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Nels G. Johnson

Mathematical Statistician
800 Buchanan Street
United States

Phone: 510-883-8865
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Current Research

He is primarily focused on applied statistics research in ecology, wildlife biology, forestry, and natural resource management. He works to build statistical models that accurately take into account study design and appropriately answers scientists, land managers', and stakeholders' research questions.

Research Interests

Bayesian methods, hierarchical models, species distribution models, measurement error models, nonparametric regression methods, applied statistics, statistical consulting and collaboration


  • Virginia Tech, Ph.D. Statistics 2012
  • Virginia Tech, M.S. Statistics 2008
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.S. Mathematics 2007

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
    2015 - 2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Colorado State University
    2013 - 2015
  • Statistical Collaborator, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis, Virginia Tech
    2008 - 2012

Professional Organizations

  • American Statistical Association, Member (2007 - Current)


Last updated on : 08/10/2020