Author, Statistical Thinking: Improving Business Performance
Roger W. Hoerl, PhD, is the Brate-Peschel Associate Professor of Statistics at Union College in Schenectady, NY. He is the former leader of the Applied Statistics Laboratory at GE Global Research, which focuses on new product and service development within each of the GE businesses. Hoerl is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and the International Academy for Quality. In 2006 he received the Coolidge Fellowship from GE Global Research, honoring one scientist a year from among the four global GE Research and Development sites for lifetime technical achievement. He used his six-month Coolidge sabbatical to study the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, spending a month traveling through Africa in 2007.