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Giri Gopalan


Giri Gopalan, Assistant Professor


Phone:  (805) 756-2715

Office: 25-103


  • Ph.D. Statistics, University of Iceland
  • A.M. Statistics, Harvard University
  • B.S. Applied and Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Research Interests:

  • Hierarchical and Bayesian statistical modeling
  • Spatio-temporal statistics
  • Applications to the natural sciences and engineering (e.g., glaciology)

Selected Teaching:

  • STAT 350: Probability and Random Processes for Engineers

Professional Distinctions:

  • 2019 Laplace Award from the American Statistical Association, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science.

Personal Interests:

  • Guitar, music (progressive rock and metal, jazz, and classical)

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