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Dr. Dobelman is currently Professor in the Practice of Statistics, and Director of the Professional Master's Program, in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University. He earned the BSEE, the Masters of Business & Public Management (MBPM, from the Jesse. H. Jones Graduate School of Administration), and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics from Rice University, Houston, Texas. The Ph.D. was conducted under James R. Thompson, Edward E. Williams, and Katherine B. Ensor. He has also been an Adjunct Professor in the Cameron School of Business, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX.

He was a research engineer (ionospheric radio science) in the Space Physics and Astronomy Department at Rice University. After that he was lead engineer and manager for engineering, program management and implementation engineering for terminal Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications, surveillance, and navigation and landing systems for the Federal Aviation Administration's Facilities & Equipment (F&E) program. He was also a pricing scientist in the Science & Research Department at PROS Revenue Management, Inc.

Research Areas

Stochastic Modeling for Markets and Finance, Simulation-Based Portfolio Selection, Deception in Patterns of Noise, Display of Quantitative Information


Ph.D. in Statistics, Rice University

Master's of Business and Public Management, Rice University

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rice University

Advisory Role

Professional Master's Program Admissions and Advisor

Teaching Areas

Stochastic Processes and Simulation

Probability and Statistical Inference

Quantitative Financial Risk Management

Advanced Statistical Methods

Societies & Organizations

NSPE, Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

American Statistical Association

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Institute of Navigation (ION)


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