Nedret Billor

Nedret Billor

Professor of Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Sciences and Mathematics
201 Extension Hall


Nedret Billor has received her Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Sheffield, UK. She is currently serving as a professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University, Alabama. She served as the Director of Statistics Program from 2008-2010. Her primary interests include robust multivariate data analysis, robust functional data analysis, outlier detection. Dr. Billor has published numerous technical papers and co-authored a paper which received an honorable mention award in Computers and Biology in Medicine. She is Elected Member of ISI since 2012 and serves as the country representative of the ISI Committee on Women in Statistics (CWIS). Dr. Billor is the associate editor of Communications in Statistics in Theory and Methods and Simulation and Computation. She was awarded to be Fullbright Specialist Scholar in 2016. She has advised numerous Ph.D./M.S. students and served on numerous interdisciplinary Ph.D./M.S. graduate committees. She is the recipient of the awards for Outstanding Teacher of Graduate Students and Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Billor made the decision of choosing a path in STEM field at a very young age because she had strong belief that it consists of the concepts that relate to solving real-life problems thus, technology and science would have the power to change the world. The developments and innovations in science and technology have been leading the way to find solutions to some of the world's biggest problems and drastically change our society for the better. She is honored to be a member of Mathematics and Statistics research community, continue to contribute to this field and work towards making a difference in the society.