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Raghu Kacker

Raghu Kacker

Raghu Kacker is a mathematical statistician in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division (MCSD) of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He received his Ph.D. in statistics from the Iowa State University in 1979. After one year on the faculty of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, he worked for seven years in the former AT&T Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. He joined NIST in 1987. His current interests include evaluation of uncertainty in physical and virtual measurements, quantification of uncertainty from bias, combining information from interlaboratory evaluations and multiple methods of measurement, meta-analysis of clinical trials, measurement equations, Bayesian uncertainty, linear models and variance components, industrial statistics, quality engineering, and Taguchi methods. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of the American Society for Quality. He was elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has received Bronze medal from the U.S. Department of Commerce and Distinguished Technical Staff Award from the AT&T Bell Laboratories. He was member of an NIST team that developed software to assay large parallel processing programs, which won R&D 100 award. He is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Total Quality Management and Journal of Applied Statistics.

Mathematical and Computational Science Division
Information Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Technology Administration
US Department of Commerce
The White House

Position Mathematical Statistician, Mathematical Modeling Group

Location Building 820 (NIST North) (820 West Diamond Avenue) Room 357
Gaithersburg, MD USA

Postal Address Mail Stop 8910
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8910 USA

Contacts Email :
Voice : (301) 975-2109
FAX : (301) 990-4127

Education Ph.D. 1979 Iowa State University, USA, Statistics
M.S. 1975 University of Guelph, Canada, Math. Stat.
M.Stat. 1973 Agra University, India, Statistics
B.Sc. 1971 University of Delhi, India, Phys. Chem. Math.


Last update : December 9, 2003 by RK