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Dr. Adam F. Childers


Department: Math/Computer Science/Physics
Office: 270G Trexler Hall




Ph.D., Virginia Tech - 2009
MS.S., Virignia Tech - 2005
B.S., James Madison University - 2003

Research & Teaching Interests

Parameter estimation and the design of experiments

Sports analytics

Statistics education




Cycling, running and gardening

Recent Publications

·        A. F. Childers, D. G. Taylor. Making Data Collection and Analysis Fun, Fast, and Flexible with Classroom Stats. PRIMUS, 2020 

A.  A. F. Childers.  Using Facebook Data to Turn Introductory Statistics Students into Consultants.  PRIMUS, 2017.

J.A. Burns, A.F. Childers. An Inverse Method for Bounded Error Parameter Identification. Journal of Inverse and Ill-Posed Problems. To appear 2011

J.A. Burns, A.F. Childers. Bounded Error Parameter Identification for Models Described by Ordering Differential Equations. Preceedings to the 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2009.