With a p-value of .999999, we do not reject the null hypothesis that TheCoatlessProfessor is run by James Balamuta. James is an Informatics/Statistics PhD student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds a Masters in Statistics with a concentration in Analytics as well as a dual Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Statistics with a minor in Secondary Education. In his spare time, James enjoys trying to predict when to purchase gas, cooking with a nonexistent graduate student food budget, working with robots, and spending time with friends and family.

Courses

The following are courses that I have taken during my graduate studies at the University of Illinois.

Term Course Name
Fall 2013 STAT 571 Multivariate Analysis
Fall 2013 STAT 510 Mathematical Statistics I
Fall 2013 STAT 425 Applied Regression and Design
Spring 2014 STAT 525 Computational Statistics
Spring 2014 STAT 511 Mathematical Statistics II
Spring 2014 STAT 426 Sampling and Categorical Data
Spring 2014 STAT 424 Analysis of Variance
Fall 2014 STAT 429 Time Series Analysis
Fall 2014 STAT 542 Statistical Learning
Fall 2014 CS 465 User Interface Design
Spring 2015 STAT 427 Statistical Consulting
Spring 2015 STAT 578 Spatial Data Analysis
Spring 2015 STAT 591 Individual Study: Big Data
Fall 2015 STAT 587 Hierarchical Linear Modeling
Fall 2015 CS 565 Topics in Human Computer Interaction
Fall 2015 STAT 591 Individual Study: Numerical Analysis
Spring 2016 STAT 599 Thesis Research
Fall 2016 INFO 500 Orientation Seminar
Fall 2016 INFO 510 Research Practicum: Grainger Causality
Fall 2016 INFO 597 Individual Study: Multivariate Processes
Spring 2017 INFO 500 Orientation Seminar
Spring 2017 INFO 510 Research Practicum: Robust Copula Estimation
Spring 2017 INFO 597 Individual Study: Multivariate Processes

Appointments

The following are appointments that I have held while a graduate student at the University of Illinois.

Term Course Name Role
Fall 2013 STAT 400 Probability and Statistics I Grader
Spring 2014 STAT 200 Statistical Analysis Grader
Spring 2014 Research Choice Modeling under Prof. Culpepper Research Assistant
Summer 2014 STAT 400 Probability and Statistics I Discussion Lead
Fall 2014 STAT 430 Professional Statistics Grader
Fall 2014 Research Choice Modeling under Prof. Culpepper Research Assistant
Spring 2015 Research Latent Process under Prof. Guerrier Research Assistant
Spring 2015 Research Error Propagation under Prof. Li Research Assistant
Spring 2015 STAT 430 Big Data Analytics Foundations Consultant
Summer 2015 Research University Fellowship  
Fall 2015 Research Latent Process under Prof. Guerrier Research Assistant
Fall 2015 Research Error Propagation under Prof. Li Research Assistant
Spring 2015 Research Latent Process under Prof. Guerrier Research Assistant
Spring 2015 Research Error Propagation under Prof. Li Research Assistant
Summer 2016 STAT 385 Statistical Programing Methods Instructor
Fall 2016 STAT 429 Time Series Analysis Teaching Assistant
Fall 2016 STAT 578 Special Topics: Time Series Forecasting Teaching Assistant
Spring 2017 STAT 385 Statistical Programing Methods Teaching Assistant

Extracurriculars

  • Sharing knowledge by answering statistical and programming related questions on the StackExchange network of sites (primarily on the StackOverflow community)
  • Contribute code patches and documentation to the Rcpp umbrella of projects as well as writing guides for Rcpp Gallery.