Loren Giesler

Professor and department head, Department of Plant Pathology. Expertise in, and statewide Extension leadership in, plant pathology programs in alfalfa, soybeans, ornamentals and trees.

Erin Blankenship

Professor, Department of Statistics. Areas of expertise: Nonlinear fixed- and mixed-effects models. Ecological statistics. Statistics education.

Reka Howard

Associate professor, Department of Statistics. Research interests: Developing statistical methods for genomic prediction, and the application of statistical methods in plant breeding. Her recent work focuses on the optimization of statistical methods for genomic prediction.

Dixon Vimalajeewa

Assistant professor, Department of Statistics. A research interst is the intersection of data-science disciplines including wavelets, fractality, multifractality, scalable machine learning, statistical signal and image processing, and statistical inference in the multiscale domains.

Matt Spangler

Professor and beef genetics specialist, Department of Animal Science. Appointment at UNL is 60% Extension, 10% teaching, 30% research.

Keenan Amundsen

Professor, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Areas of expertise: Plant breeding and genetics; turf and landscape systems. His lab focuses on specialty crop breeding and genetics with special emphasis given to buffalograss.

Hongfeng Yu

Associate professor, School of Computing. Director, Holland Computing Center. Research focus: big data analysis and visualization, high-performance computing, and user interfaces and interaction.

Tyler Wiederich

PhD student, Department of Statistics. He has a research interest in data visualizations and is a statistical consultant at the Statistical Cross-disciplinary Collaboration and Consulting Lab (SC3L), a free service available to UNL students, faculty and staff in need of assistance with a master's thesis, Ph.D. dissertation or faculty research.

Tegan Brooks

Undergraduate academic advisor, Department of Statistics.