Patrick Cantwell has been awarded the 2019 UConn Statistics Department Distinguished Alumni award and Colloquia was held on Wednesday, September 18 in Gentry Bldg, Rm. 131.
Dr. Cantwell is chief of the Decennial Statistical Studies Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. He and his staff are responsible for developing and implementing statistical procedures used in the decennial census, its coverage survey, the American Community Survey, and geographic programs related to the Master Address File. At the Bureau, he has developed and implemented statistical methods in various areas, including household surveys, business surveys, and decennial census programs.
Pat received an A.B. in mathematics from Harvard University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Connecticut. He has been a member of the American Statistical Association for almost 45 years, and the editorial boards of the Journal of Official Statistics for 25 years, and Survey Methodology for 15 years. He is also an ASA fellow elected in 2013.
More info about the colloquia can be found at the following links:
“Statistical Methods at the U.S. Census Bureau: From Simple Statistical Theory to Complex Practical Application”
Attached are the slides he presented.