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Summer Abroad Ireland - Instructor

Statistics for Biological Sciences

Alexander Aue

Professor and Chair, Department of StatisticsUC Davis Study Abroad, Instructor Photo, Alexander Aue

Alexander Aue is Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistics at UC Davis. He earned an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Philipps University Marburt and a doctoral degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Cologne, both in Germany. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics as well as a recipient of the UC Davis Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research. Aue’s main research interests are in developing methodology to predict and estimate modern time series data, with applications in environmental and biological sciences, and economics and finance.

A Message to Students and Parents

Statistics for Biological Sciences is a key course to introduce students to probability and applied statistics using specific examples of importance in various biological science subfields. Students taking STA100 in Ireland will have the advantage of taking this class with a very small group of students and will receive the type of personal attention that is not possible in the big lecture format offered on the UC Davis campus. In addition, the students will be able to complete a course required for many majors in a wonderful setting like Ireland. I am looking forward to interacting with the students who choose to enroll in this unique study abroad experience."