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Roshan Vengazhiyil Joseph is a A. Russell Chandler III Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Joseph's research interests are in the broad areas of applied and computational statistics. A major focus of his research is in developing novel statistical methods for solving complex engineering problems. He has several years of consulting experience in solving quality-related problems in industries.
Dr. Joseph's honors include Distinguished Dissertation Award from the University of Michigan in 2003, CAREER Award from National Science Foundation in 2005, Jack Youden Prize from the American Society for Quality in 2005, Coca-Cola Junior Chair Professorship from ISYE in 2008, Best Paper Award from IIE Transactions in 2009, Edelman Laureate from INFORMS in 2017, Statistics in Physical & Engineering Sciences Award from the American Statistical Association in 2019, and SPAIG Award from the American Statistical Association in 2020. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (elected in 2012) and American Society for Quality (elected in 2020). Currently he is serving as the Editor of Technometrics (2020-2022).
Dr. Joseph received a Ph.D. degree in Statistics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2002 and holds an M.Tech. degree in Quality, Reliability, and Operations Research and a B.Tech. degree in Production Engineering and Management.