Skip to Content

Math and Stat Profile

Profile Photo

William Padgett

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences


Educational Background

PhD, Statistics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1971
MS, Mathematics, Clemson University, 1968
BS, Mathematics, Clemson University, 1966

Professional Research Interests

Reliability models and inference; censored/incomplete data problems;
statistical quality control; nonparametric function estimation from incomplete data;
engineering/industrial statistics.

Selected Publications

"Bayes Bandwidth Selection in Kernel Density Estimation with Censored Data,"
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 18(2006), 129-143, with K. B. Kulasekera.
"Stochastic Degradation Models with Several Accelerating Variables,"
IEEE Transactions on Reliability 55(2006), 379-390, with Chanseok Park.
"Density Estimation Using Asymmetric Kernels and Bayes Bandwidths with Censored Data," Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 140(2010), 1765-1774, with C.N. Kuruwita and K.B. Kulasekera.


Professional Memberships

Fellow, American Statistical Association
Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute

Recent Classes Taught

Spring 2006: MTHSC 808, Reliability and Life Testing
Fall 2006: MTHSC 804, Statistical Inference
Spring 2007: MTHSC 806, Nonparametric Statistics
Spring 2011: MTHSC 403/603, Statistical Inference