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Scholarly Interest Report
Sallie Ann Keller
Former Dean and Professor
William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering, and Professor of Statistics
  • Ph.D. Statistics (1983) Iowa State University of Science and Technology
  • B.S. Mathematics (1977) University of South Florida
  • M.S. Mathematics (1979) University of South Florida
Primary Department
   Department of Statistics
 Statistics Faculty - Keller-McNulty
Research Areas
 Dean Sallie Ann Keller specializes in uncertainty quantification, information integration, computational and graphical statistics, and related software and modeling techniques for data access and confidentiality through this research and leadership has grown a great appreciation for the need of interdisciplinary, collaborative solutions for today's complex problems.
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles

S. Keller "Evaluation of Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties Methodology for Assessing and Certifying the Reliability of the Nuclear Stockpile." National Academy Press (2008)


Steinburg, D., Bisgaard, S., Doganaksoy, S., Fisher, N., Gunter, B., Hahn, G.,Keller, S., Kettenring, J., Meeker, W. and Montgomery, D. "The Future of Industrial Statistics: A Panel Discussion." Technometrics, 50(2) (2008) : 103-127.


International Statistics Reviews


S. Keller-McNulty, G.D. Wilson and A.G. Wilson "Integrating Scientific Information: Reconsidering the Scientific Method as a Path to Better Policy Making." Chance (2005) In Press

 Refereed conference papers

Sallie Keller-McNulty "Defense Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis: Meeting the Challenge." National Research Council (2006)

 Keynote Speaker

"From Data to Policy, Scientific Excellence is our Future." Southern Regional Conference on Statistics, (June 2005)


"From Data to Policy, Scientific Excellence is our Future ." Fall Technical Conference, sponsored by ASA and ASQC, (October 2005)


"Reliability Reloaded." Spring Research Conference on Statistics and Industry, Park City Utah. (June 2005)


"Reliability Reloaded: Integrated System Assessment ." Procter and Gamble Quality and Productivity Research Conference, (November 2005)


"Reliability Reloaded: Integrated System Assessment ." Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Monetrey Ca. (October 2005)

 Session Chair

"Defense Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis: Meeting the Challenge." National Research Council, (2006)

Editorial Positions
 Associate Editor, Statistical Science. (2009 - 2009)

 Associate Editor, Statistical Science. (2005 - 2005)

 Associate Editor, Statistical Science. (2001 - 2001)

 Associate Editor, Statistical Sciences. (2006 - 2006)

 Other, Statistical Science on Reliability. (2005 - 2005)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 John V. Atansoff Research and Discovery Award, Iowa State University (2009)

 Fellow of the American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association (current)

 Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science (current)

 National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (current)

Positions Held
 President and Chairman, American Statistical Association. (2006 - 2006)

 Chair, National Academy of Sciences. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, National Advisory Committee for Statistics and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, Carnegie Mellon University President's Advisory Panel. (2006 - 2006)

 Chair, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Information Science and Technology Committee and Member of the LDRD Exploratory Research Executive Committee. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, National Security Fellows Committee. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, Nuclear Weapons Science Road Mapping Steering Committee. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, SIAM Science Policy Board. (2006 - 2006)

 Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). (2006 - 2006)

 Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). (2006 - 2006)