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Heather Smith


Heather Smith, Lecturer


Phone: (805) 756-6128

Office: 25-112



  • M.S. Statistics, Florida State University
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Statistical consulting and collaboration
  • Engineering and industrial statistics
  • Quality management
  • Enology and viticulture research
  • Experimental design and survey research design

Selected Courses Taught

  • STAT 252 - Statistical Methods for Management II
  • STAT 421- Survey Sampling and Methodology
  • STAT 465 - Statistical Consulting
  • STAT 512/312 - Statistical Methods for Engineers
  • STAT 513/313 - Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models

Professional Distinctions

  • Faculty Consultant in Cal Poly's Statistical Collaboration and Consulting Service
  • Bill and Linda Frost Undergraduate Research Faculty Collaborator
  • Winner of the San Luis Obispo (SLO) Chapter of the California Faculty Association's (CFA) Distinguished Lecturer Award
  • SLO CFA Executive Board Member
  • Cal Poly Academic Senator

Personal Interests 

  • Hanging out with my family and friends
  • Enjoying the wines and wineries of California's Central Coast
  • Watching sports (especially college football, ice hockey and curling)
  • Board games
  • World travel

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