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Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843

Email: mathstat@uidaho.edu

Web: Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science

Erkan Buzbas

Erkan Buzbas

Associate Professor

Office

Brink Hall 415

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

  • B.S. Chemistry, Bogazici University, 2000
  • M.S. Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, 2003
  • M.S. Statistics, University of Idaho, 2007
  • Ph.D. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Idaho, 2009

  • Metascience 
  • Reproducibility in science
  • Computational Statistical Methods
  • Bayesian Statistics
     

After completing my PhD with Prof. Paul Joyce at the University of Idaho, I worked at the University of Michigan and at Stanford University as a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Prof. Noah Rosenberg. My work on theoretical population genetics and metascience are interdisciplinary and I collaborate with faculty from natural, social, mathematical sciences, and humanities.

My work in theoretical population genetics involves developing mathematical models of evolution at the population level and computational statistical methods to perform inference from these models. A particular focus area has been devising statistical methods that are scalable to complex models. My work in meta-research involves creating a meta-scientific framework to gain insight into the process of scientific discovery and issues surrounding reproducibility in science. This is a long-term research program that will investigate the process of scientific discovery from diverse perspectives, using modern philosophy of science and statistics, mathematical modeling, and computational methods.

Contact

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843

Email: mathstat@uidaho.edu

Web: Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science