Professor Robert StaudteEmeritus Professor, Mathematics & Statistics
Professor Staudte carried out his graduate studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he was awarded the MSc in Mathematics in 1964 and the PhD in Mathematical Statistics in 1968. After promotion to Associate Professor at Michigan State University in 1973, he moved to La Trobe University at the Senior Lecturer level and was recently awarded an Emeritus Professorship. His research has been supported by 4 large ARC grants and his consulting by the Department of Health and Ageing and the NICS/NHMRC. Professor Staudte has served as Head of the Department of Statistical Science for five years and Head of the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences for three years. He has held visiting scholar positions at the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich and Lausanne, the Departments of Statistics at Carlos III University of Madrid, Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, the University of Paris VII, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Geneva and Cornell University. He is currently collaborating with colleague Dr. Luke Prendergast of LTU.