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Matthew Plumlee

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

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(On leave)

Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

M.S. Statistics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Research Interests

The interface of simulation models and the real world: uncertainty quantification, model calibration, large-scale simulation, design and analysis of simulation experiments.  Methodological interests in all areas of statistical and machine learning.

Selected Publications

Eckman DJ, Plumlee M and Nelson BL, "Plausible screening using functional properties for simulations with large solution spaces", Operations Research, 2022.

Plumlee M, Erickson CB, Ankenman BE and Lawrence E, "Composite grid designs for adaptive computer experiments with fast inference", Biometrika, vol. 108, no. 3, pp. 749-755, 2021.

Plumlee M, Asher TG., Chang W and Bilskie MV., "High-fidelity hurricane surge forecasting using emulation and sequential experiments", Annals of Applied Statistics, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 460-480, 2021.

Sung CL, Wang W, Plumlee M and Haaland B, "Multiresolution functional ANOVA for large-scale, many-input computer experiments", Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 115, no. 530, pp. 908–919, 2020.

Plumlee M, "Computer model calibration with confidence and consistency", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: B, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 519-545, 2019.