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Daniel Apley

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech M235
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Website

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Departments

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Affiliations

Master of Science in Analytics Program


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Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Research Interests

Statistical modeling and analysis of engineering, industrial, and enterprise systems; statistical learning and predictive analytics; quality engineering and six sigma; manufacturing process diagnosis and control


Selected Publications

    • Zhang, K., Apley, D. W., and Chen, W. "Nonstationarity Analysis of Materials Microstructures via Fisher Score Vectors," Acta Materialia, 211(1), 116818, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2021.116818, 2021.
    • Yang, R., Apley, D. W., Staum, J., and Ruppert D., "Density Deconvolution with Additive Measurement Errors using Quadratic Programming," Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 29:3, pp. 580-591, https://doi.org/10.1080/10618600.2019.1704294, 2020.
    • Zhang, Y., Apley, D. W., and Chen, W. "Bayesian Optimization for Materials Design with Mixed Quantitative and Qualitative Variables," Nature Research - Scientific Reports, 10, Article 4924, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-60652-9, 2020.
    • Apley, D. W. and Zhu, J., "Visualizing the Effects of Predictor Variables in Black Box Supervised Learning Models", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B (Statistical Methodology), 82(4), pp. 1059–1086, DOI: 10.1111/rssb.12377, 2020.
    • Zhang, Y., Tao, S., Chen, W., and Apley, D. W., "Latent Variable Approach to Gaussian Process Modeling with Qualitative and Quantitative Factors," Technometrics,62:3, pp. 291-302, DOI: 10.1080/00401706.2019.1638834, 2020.
    • Bui, A. and Apley, D. W., "Monitoring for Changes in the Nature of Stochastic Textured Surfaces," Journal of Quality Technology, DOI: 10.1080/00224065.2018.1507559, 50(4), pp. 363-378, 2018. Received the Lloyd S. Nelson Award
    • Park, C. and Apley, D. W., "Patchwork Kriging for Large-Scale Gaussian Process Regression," Journal of Machine Learning Research, 19(1), pp. 269-311, 2018.
    • Bui, A. and Apley, D. W., "A Monitoring and Diagnostic Approach for Stochastic Textured Surfaces," Technometrics, 60(1), pp. 1—13, DOI: 10.1080/00401706.2017.1302362, 2018.