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Mathematics

Fotios Kokkotos

Professor of Practice, Data Science & Analytics

Mathematics

Degree(s)

Ph.D. in Statistics, American University

Professional Experience

Dr. Fotios Kokkotos is an accredited professional statistician (PStat®, one of about 300 in the world) by the American Statistical Association with over 25 years of experience in statistical consulting. Dr. Kokkotos specializes in the analysis of massive and complex health care datasets using sophisticated statistical techniques. Dr. Kokkotos has a wide range of experience in many areas of statistics, including but not limited to modeling patient health outcomes, sampling theory, survey designs, statistical modeling and forecasting, statistical computing, categorical data analysis, nonparametric statistics, stochastic processes, time series and mathematical finance. Dr. Kokkotos has an extensive knowledge and research completed with secondary public health data. His current research interests are the application of statistics, data mining and statistical computing in efficiently exploring and integrating very large databases under the constraints of shared distributed memory and concurrent programming algorithms. Dr. Kokkotos has been the author and reviewer of numerous articles and poster presentations in many scientific journals and conferences. Dr. Kokkotos has been involved in many academic research collaborations in the area of health outcomes with colleagues from top universities, such as Harvard, Cornell, Tufts, Michigan, Northwestern and Boston University.

Dr. Kokkotos held the position of senior statistician at the global statistics practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he provided statistical support to clients from various industry sectors that included life sciences, financial services, telecommunications and consumer products. Dr. Kokkotos has also been an adjunct faculty member of statistics at the American University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kokkotos is a long time member of the American Statistical Association and the Mathematical Association of America. Dr. Kokkotos obtained a doctorate degree in mathematical statistics from The American University.

Contact

978-837-5780
kokkotosf@merrimack.edu

Office

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