Asheber Abebe
Associate Professor

Research Areas - Statistics

Office: 235 Allison Lab

221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5319

Phone: (334) 844-6567

Lab/Research Page


Ph.D, Western Michigan University 2002
BS.c, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 1995

Professional Employment

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2007 - present
Visiting Professor, Department of Statistics, Addis Ababa Universit Summer 2012
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University 2002 - 2007
Post-doctoral Fello, Department of Statistics, Stanford University 2002 - 2003

Honors and Awards

Alumni Achievement Award, Western Michigan University 2012
Dean's Outstanding Outreach Award, College of Sciences and Mathematics, Auburn Univertsity 2012
Graduate Faculty Mentorship Award, Auburn University 2008
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University 2008
Yousef Alavi Doctoral Student Award, Western Michigan University 2001
Charles H. Butler Excellence Teaching Award, Western Michigan University 2000
Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Award, Western Michigan University 2000
The American Statistical Association Award, Southwest Michigan Chapter of the American Statistical Association 1998

Professional Activities

Editorial Board: International Journal of African Development, 2011 - present
Manuscript Review (Articles):
The American Statistician
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation
Journal of Statistics Education
American Journal of Management and Mathematical Sciences
Journal of World Aquaculture Society
Journal of Classification
Journal of Systems Science and Complexity
Tropical Agriculture
Pharmaceutical Statistics
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics
Manuscript Review (Books):
Probability and statistics books for Wiley, Sage, Elsevier, Springer, Chapman and Hall
Tenure and Promotion:
Central Michigan University, 2008
University of Southern Maine, 2010
Auburn University Montgomery, 2011
Masamu Program Steering Committee, 2011-present
Paper Award Selection Committee, Nonparametric Statistics Section, American Statistical Association (ASA), 2004
Communications officer, Statistical Society of Ethiopians in North America (SSENA), 2001-2002

Research and Teaching Interests

Nonparametric statistics, Discriminant analysis, order restricted and simultaneous interference, statistical computation, functional analysis.

Selected Publications

  1. Abebe, A. and McKean, J.W. (2013+), Weighted Wilcoxon Estimators in Nonlinear Regression. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, in press. DOl:10.1111/anzs.12046
  2. Kwessi, E., Abebe, A., De Souza, G. (2013+ ), Efficient Rank Regression with Wavelet Estimated Scores. Communications in Statistics  -Theory and Methods, in press.
  3. Urbin,  M.A. , Fleisig, G.S., Abebe, A. and Andrews, J.R. (2013). Associations between Timing in the Baseball Pitch and Shoulder  Kinetics, Elbow Kinetics, and Ball Speed. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 41, 336-342. DOl:10.1177/0363546512467952
  4. Kwessi, E., De Souza, G., Abebe, A. and Aulaskari, R. (2013). Characterization of Lacunary Functions in Weighted Bergman-Besov-Lipschitz Spaces. Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations, 58, 2,157 - 162.DOl:10.1080/17476933.2011.559544
  5. Kwessi, E., Alfonso, P., De Souza, G. and Abebe, A. (2012), A Note on Multiplication and Composition Operators in Lorentz Spaces.   Journal of Function Spaces and Applications, Art. ID 293613, 10 pp. DOl:  10.1155/2012/293613

Last updated: 06/23/2015