Marian Frazier

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Degrees

  • B.A., Kenyon College 2002
  • M.S. The Ohio State University 2004
  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University 2013

Courses Taught

  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • Probability and Statistics I
  • Basic Statistics

Research Interests

My research is in computer experiments, specifically the development of efficient sequential designs for computer experiments. I am particularly interested in improving upon existing sequential design techniques used on non-stationary surfaces, or data with non-stationary qualities. My research focuses on achieving an accurate global fit of such surfaces.

Additionally, I have an interest in statistics education research and curricular design. I believe in including high-impact practices at all levels of the curriculum and I am dedicated to continuously exploring new ways to improve my students' experience and learning.

Recently Advised Senior Theses

  • Understanding Human Well-Being (Scarlett Chen, Math and Philosophy, 2018)
  • An Investigation of Markov Chains and Their Application to Hospital Patient Flow (Sarah Padrutt, 2018)
  • The Wheels on the Bus Don't Go to Hartzler's: An Alternate Solution to Wooster Transit Demands (Sam Carlson, 2018)
  • Impact of Mutual Fund Size on Overall Fund Performance (Wenxin Tang, Math and Business Economics, 2018)