Gary Umphrey

Associate Professor, Statistics
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 x53288
MacNaughton 551

Gary Umphrey is an award winning teacher, having won several teaching awards. 

He has a PhD in biology, with expertise in statistics, particularly in the areas of Biodiversity conservation, Biodiversity statistics, Biostatistics, Myrmecostatistics, Systematics.

He has supervised students in the areas of experimental design (bias in estimates from aliased designs, mixed full and fractional designs) and spatial point processes (as they relate to estimation of species distribution).

  • Biostatistics
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Systematics
  • Myrmecology
  • Diagnostic Methods for Maxent Models in Ecology.
    Jeffrey Daniel, Master of Science (2014).
  • Assessing factors that influence position accuracy in a hydroacoustic telemetry system.
    Jessica Connolly, Master of Science (2012).