Brigham Young University


David B. Dahl

Professor and Chair
Department of Statistics
Brigham Young University

Office: 2152C WVB
Phone: 801-422-9222

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David B. Dahl is Professor and Chair in the Department of Statistics at Brigham Young University. He started his academic career at Texas A&M University as an Assistant Professor in 2004, was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2010, and moved to BYU in 2012. He was promoted to Professor at BYU in 2015. He did doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin -- Madison in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics under the direction of Michael Newton, receiving his Ph.D. in 2004. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Brigham Young University in 1997 and 1998, working on his masters with Scott Grimshaw in the Department of Statistics. During 2007-2012, Dr. Dahl was an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Quantitative Sciences at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

David B. Dahl's research interests are Bayesian nonparametrics, model-based clustering, random partition models, statistical computing, and bioinformatics. His work has appeared in journals including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Annals of Applied Statistics, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, and Bayesian Analysis. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate classes, including Bayesian statistics, statistical methods, and statistical computing.