- Associate Professor, Business Statistics
PhD, Statistics, Colorado State University
BS, Engineering, California State University
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Haas specializes in multivariate statistics, spatial statistics, decision making using probabilistic networks, computer intensive statistical methods, time series, and ecosystem management. Currently, Dr. Haas is developing tools to help manage and conserve wildlife. He recently published the book "Improving Natural Resource Management: Ecological and Political Models" (2011, Wiley). He has recently co-authored a paper in the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics that uses an agent-based model to study the poaching-driven extinction risks of the rhinoceros.
Dr. Haas is active in several professional organizations and serves as referee for the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Atmospheric Environment, and Statistics and Probability Letters. He participates regularly in workshops on statistical topics.