Donald Estep

University Interdisciplinary Research Scholar
Professor of Statistics
SIAM Fellow

Chalmers University Jubilee Professor 2013-14
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Director, CIMS (Center for Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Statistics)

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Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise. - John Tukey


Selected Talks, Minitutorials and Short Courses

A new approach to stochastic inverse problems

Minitutorial: A posteriori error estimation

Minitutorial: A posteriori error estimates for statistical computations with differential equations with stochastic parameters

Talk: The Use of Adjoints for Error Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification

Talk: Adjoint-fueled advances in error estimation for multiphysics, multiscale systems:   Colloquium Seminar

Talk: Solving Stochastic Inverse Problems using Sigma-Algebras on Contour Maps


Department of Statistics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
970-491-6722 (Office)

Kristin Stephens
201 Statistics Building
970-491-5269 (Office)
970-491-7895 (Fax)

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Updated 1/2016

Background image derived from a set-valued inverse for bathymetry near the Louisiana coast approximated with a point processVoronoi tessellation computed using 6000 samples.