Associate Professor

Dr. Chimka serves as the Graduate Program Studies Chair. His research interests include categorical data analysis, inventory control, statistical quality control, survival analysis and time series. He teaches courses in applied statistics, generalized linear models, optimization and production. Dr. Chimka joined the faculty in 2002.
Applied Regression
Statistical Quality Control
McClure, B., Cassady, R., Rainwater, C. & Chimka, J.R. (2012). Optimizing the Sunday singles lineup for a Ryder Cup captain. Interfaces 42(2), 180-190.
Tong, J. & Chimka, J.R. (2012). Statistical process control for the fractal dimension of a time series. Intl. Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology 3(1), 20-30.
Black, R., & Chimka, J.R. (2011). Re-estimating and remodeling general aviation operations. Intl. Journal of Applied Aviation Studies 11(1), 47-56.
Chimka, J.R., Hong, Q. & Jetty, L. (2011). A diversity monitor with known errors for process variability observed in categorical data. Intl. Journal of Performability Engineering 7(4), 397-399.
Chimka, J.R., Wu, J. & Hong, Q. (2011). On quality control standards to evaluate microarray studies. Intl. Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology 2(1), 45-53.
Townsley, J. & Chimka, J.R. (2011). A control chart for severity index to detect drought compares favorably to logistic regression. Hydrology Research 42(2), 1-9.
Editor-in-Chief - Intl. Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage -
B.S.I.E., University of Pittsburgh
M.S.I.E., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh