Mark Carpenter

Research Areas - Statistics

Office: 364-A Parker Hall

221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5319

Phone: (334) 844-0726

Lab/Research Page


Ph.D., University of Louisiana 1992
M.S., University of Louisisana 1991
M.S., University of South Alabama 1989
B.S., University of South Alabama 1987

Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2010 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2003 - 2009
Director of Statistics Program, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2005 - 2009
Associate Professor/Associate Director for Research, and Senior Biostatistician, Medical Statistics Section and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2001 - 2003
Associate Professor, University of South Alabama 2001 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of South Alabama 1997 - 2001
Research Statistician, Texas Regional Institute for Environmental Studies (TRIES), Sam Houston State University 1994 - 1997
Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University 1992 - 1997
Teaching Assistant: University of Southwestern University, University of South Alabama 1987 - 1992

Honors and Awards

Most Influential Professor Letter, Sam Houston State University 1994, 1995
Pi Mu Epsilon Society (conferred as reward for scholarly achievement) 1993
Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society 1992
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities 1991
Ph.D., Honoree, Spring Honors Convocation 1990, 1991, 1992
Best Contributed Paper, SAS Users Group International (SUGI 25) 2000
Best Paper, Pharmaceutical SAS Users Group 2003
Travel Award to 12th Annual Data Mining Conference, Las Vegas 2009

Professional Activities

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Auburn University, 2005-present
College of Sciences and Mathematics Faculty Research Committee, 2003- present
Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 2004-2005
Search Committee Member, 2003-2004
Merger Committee Member, Discrete and Statistical Sciences/Mathematics, 2003-2004
Actuarial Science Curriculum Committee, 2003-2006
Chair, Statistics Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2004-present

Selected Publications

  1. Booth, D., Dewey, C., Carpenter, M. (2012), "Comparison of Phenobarbital or Bromide as First Choice Antiepileptic Drug Therapy for Canine Epilepsy," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, submitted in 2011, accepted for publication, with final copy accepted and expected publication date of May 2012.
  2. Carpenter, M., Hattfield, R. and Burkhalter, J. (20 11 ), "A Comprehensive Approach to Cataloging Missile Aerodynamic Performance Using Surrogate Modeling Techniques and Statistical Leaming, "in-press, proceedings, 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 27-30 2011.
  3. Beckey, C., Hmtfield, R. and Carpenter, M. (2011), "Compressor Modeling for Engine Control and maintenance," in-press, proceedings, 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE 4.)'EE Joint Propulsion Conference, San Diego, CA, July 31-Aug 3, 2011
  4. Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2011), "The Generalized Gamma Distributions: Theory, Applications and Fitting to Data," General Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions, CRC Press. In-press.
  5. Randell, W., Nowicki, D., Carpenter, M. and Geary, S. (2011), "Quantitative Insight into Performance-Based Logistics", submitted to Management Science in 2011 and is currently under review.

Last updated: 08/10/2015