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Aloke Phatak

Senior Lecturer at Curtin University

Areas of expertise

  • - Bayesian methods
  • - Climate research
  • - Chemometrics
  • - Statistical pedagogy

Major works

Stephenson, A. G., E. A. Lehmann, and A. Phatak. 2016. "A max-stable process model for rainfall extremes at different accumulation durations." Weather and Climate Extremes 13: 44-53. Lehmann, E. A., A. Phatak, A. Stephenson, and R. Lau. 2016. "Spatial modelling framework for the characterisation of rainfall extremes at different durations and under climate change." Environmetrics 27 (4): 239-251.

About Me

Aloke is an engineer-turned applied statistician who obtained his BASc, MASc, and PhD from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He spent more than 20 years at CSIRO, where he carried out research in applied statistics; worked with a wide range of industries and in diverse areas such as industrial statistics, biomarker discovery, and climate extremes; and developed short courses for practicing engineers and scientists. At Curtin, he co-ordinates the Data Science Major, carries out consulting with industry, and is always on the lookout for new ways of teachings statistics and data science.

Courses and Programs taught by Aloke Phatak


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