Eric Kolaczyk

Professor, Mathematics & Statistics

  • Title Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Office MCS 223
  • Phone 617.353.5208

Eric Kolaczyc is a faculty member in statistics, in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University. Currently he serves as director of the department’s MS in Statistical Practice (MSSP), as well as more generally the director of the Program in Statistics. He was named a Data Science Faculty Fellow at Boston University in 2018.

Dr. Kolaczyc’s current research interests revolve mainly around the statistical analysis of network-indexed data, with particular focus on both foundational issues and statistical problems arising in practice. His applied work in network analysis has included collaborations with researchers in areas like bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, computer network traffic analysis, and social work. Previous research was concerned with the development of statistical multi-scale models, with applications in areas including astronomy, computer science, geography, and remote sensing.

Expertise: Spatial and temporal modeling of data, network analysis

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