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Alix I. Gitelman

Department of Statistics

Alix I. Gitelman

Department of Statistics


Research Interests

  • Environmental and Spatial Statistics
  • Statistical Consulting
  • Statistical Literacy and Communication



Ph.D. Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999

M.S. Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995

M.S. Mathematics, Portland State University, 1994

B.A. Computer Science, Columbia University, 1987

College strategic research areas

Data Science


  • Sun, L. and Gitelman, A. I. (2016), "Simultaneous tests for homogeneity of two zero-inflated (beta) populations," Communications in Statistics--Theory and Methods, 45 (17), 5137-5153.
  • Boersma, K. S., Dee, L. E., Miller, S. J., Bogan, M. T., Lytle, D. A., Gitelman, A. I. (2016), "Linking multidimensional functional diversity to quantitative methods: A graphical hypothesis-evaluation framework," Ecology, 97(3), 583-593.
  • Romer, J. D., Gitelman, A. I., Clements, S., and Schreck, C. B. (2015), "Designing a monitoring program to estimate estuarine survival of anadromous salmon smolts," PLos One, 10 (7), e0132912.
  • Taylor, A. E., Vajrala, N., Giguere, A. T., Gitelman, A. I., Arp, D. J., Myrold, D. D., Sayaverdra-Soto, L., and Bottemley, P. J. (2013), "Use of aliphatic n-alkynes to discriminate soil nitrification activities of ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaea and bacteria," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79 (21), 6544-6551.
  • Marley, K., Helfand, S. C., Edris, W. A., Mata, J. E., Gitelman, A. I., Medlock, J., and Seguin, B. (2013), "The effects of taurolidine alone and in combination with doxorubicin or carboplatin in canine osteosarcoma in vitro," BMC Veterinary Research 9 (1), 15.