Edward Gbur, Ph.D.

Edward Gbur, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Agricultural Statistics Laboratory

Dr. Edward Gbur is an expert in the design and statistical analysis of experiments, especially as they relate to agricultural applications.

Gbur received a B.S. in Mathematics from Saint Francis College (Pennsylvania) and an M.S. in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Statistics from the Ohio State University.

He has authored or coauthored more than 180 articles in statistics and a wide range of subject matter journals, several book chapters, and numerous contributed and invited presentations at professional meetings. He was the lead author on a book entitled “Analysis of Generalized Linear Mixed Models in the Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences” published in 2012 by the American Society of Agronomy.

Gbur has participated in competitive grants from several non-governmental organizations as well as NASA, HHS, EPA and USDA, including a grant from USDA’s National Integrated Water Quality Program (CEAP) from 2005 to 2008.

He served as the Editor of “Current Index to Statistics” from 1990 to 1994 and as editor of the Statistics Section of the “Agronomy Journal” from 1999 to 2004. He has been an active member of the North Central Region Multistate Project NCCC-170 “Research advances in agricultural statistics” since its inception in 1990 and has served as chair and web master since 2004.

In 2013 Gbur was appointed to a three year term on the EPA’s Human Studies Review Board within the Office of the Science Advisor.

Gbur has received awards for both his collaborative research and teaching activities. In 2009 he was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.