Department: Business Analytics & Statistics
Title: Joint Faculty Professor
1984 Iowa State University, Ph.D., Statistics
1978 University of Waterloo, B.Math., Statistics (Honours, Co-op)
George Ostrouchov is a joint faculty professor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he is a distinguished member of the R&D Staff in the Mathematics in Computing Section of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. Ostrouchov is recognized for his contributions to statistical computing, particularly to enable parallel computation on big data with statistical software. He founded the Programming with Big Data in R (pbdR) project, a set of highly scalable R packages for distributed and parallel computing and profiling in data science.