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Dr. Robert Mee

William and Sara Clark Professor in Business

Education:

  • Ph.D. (Statistics), Iowa State University, August 1981
  • M.S. (Statistics), Iowa State University, August 1979
  • B.S. (Management Science), Georgia Institute of Technology, June 1977

Courses:

  • Fall

    -- BUAD 417 - Leadership Seminar: Applications
    -- STAT 571 - Statistical Methods
    -- STAT 573 - Design of Experiments
    -- FYS 129 - Freshman Seminar
  • Spring

    -- STAT 207 - Honors: Introduction to Statistics
    -- MGSC 534 - Capstone

Honors:

  • Lloyd Nelson award for best article for practitioners in Journal of Quality Technology for 2004.
  • American Statistical Association Fellow, Elected 2002.

UTK College of Business Administration Honors:

  • 2013 Bank of America Leadership Award
  • Ray and Joan Myatt Outstanding Teaching, Research, and Service Award, 2009
  • William B. Stokely Scholar, 2005-2006
  • Greg Dobbins Outstanding Teaching and Research Award, 2003
  • Alma and Hal Reagan Scholar, 1991-1993, 1999-2001
  • Conferred the title of “Honorary Professor” of the Technical University of Timisoara, Romania, November 1999.
  • William B. Fulbright grantee, Technical University of Timisoara, Romania, 1994-95.

Major Professional Activities:

  • Journal of Quality Technology Editorial Review Board member, 1986-1991, 2010 - current.
  • Technometrics Management Committee member, 1999-2004, 2012- current.
  • Technometrics Associate Editor, 1992-1998.
  • Service for the American Statistical Association.

    -- Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Medal Committee member, 2005-2010.
    -- Finance Committee member, 2002-2003.
    -- Q&P Section Program Chair, 1996.
    -- ASA/MAA Joint Committee on Undergraduate Statistics member, 1991-1993.

Books:

  • Mee, R., A Comprehensive Guide to Factorial Two-Level Experimentation, a monograph for Springer: New York, July 2009.

    -- Reviewed in Biometrics, March, 2010
    -- Reviewed in Technometrics, Nov., 2010
    -- For excerpts of these reviews, please click here.

Recent and Forthcoming Publications:

  • Wu, H., Mee, R., and Tang, B. (2012), "Fractional Factorial Designs with Admissible Sets of Clear Two-Factor Interactions" Technometrics, 54, 191-197.
  • Mee, R. (2013), "Tips for Analyzing Nonregular Fractional Factorial Experiments," Journal of Quality Technology, 45, 330-349.
  • Cheng, C.S., Mee, R., and Yee, O. (2008), "Second Order Saturated Orthogonal Arrays of Strength Three," Statistica Sinica, 18, 105-119.
  • Angelopoulos, P., Koukouvinos, C., and Mee, R. (2008), "Near-Saturated Projection Designs from Hadamard Matrices," Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 7, pp. 141-150.
  • Mee, R. and Xiao, J. (2008), "Rethinking Steepest Ascent for Multiple Response Applications," Technometrics, 50, 371-382.
  • Edwards, D. and Mee, R. (2008), "Empirically Determined p-Values for Lenth t Statistics," Journal of Quality Technology, 40, 368-380.
  • Mee, R. and Xiao, J. (2008), "Optimal Foldovers and Semifolding for Minimum Aberration Even Fractional Factorial Designs," Journal of Quality Technology, 40, 448-460.
  • Xu, H. and Mee, R. (2010), "Minimum Aberration Blocking Schemes for 128- Run Designs," Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140, 3213-3229.
  • Mee, R. and Romanova, A. (2010), "Constructing and Analyzing Two-Level Trend-Robust Designs," Quality Engineering, 22, 306-316.; erratum 23, 112.
  • Mee, R., Ford, J., and Wu, S. (2011), "Step-Up Tests with a Single Cutoff for Unreplicated Orthogonal Designs" Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 141, 325-334.
  • Mee, R. and Lu, X. (2011), "Donít Use Rank Sum Tests to Analyze Factorial Designs," Quality Engineering, 23, 26-29.
  • Edwards, D. and Mee, R. (2011), "Fractional Box-Behnken Designs for One-Step Response Surface Methodology," Journal of Quality Technology, 43, 288-306.
  • Edwards, D. and Mee, R. (2011), "Supersaturated Designs: Are Our Results Significant?" Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55, 2652-2664.
  • Schoen, E. and Mee, R. (2012), "Two-Level Designs of Strength 3 and up to 48 Runs," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C, 61, 163-174.

Significant Older Publications:

  • Mee, R. and Owen, D. (1983), “Improved Factors for One-Sided Tolerance Limits for Balanced One-Way ANOVA Random Model,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, 78, pp. 901-905.
  • Harville, D. and Mee, R. (1984), “A Mixed-Model Procedure for Analyzing Ordered Categorical Data,” Biometrics, 40, pp. 393-408.
  • Mee, R. (1984), “b-Expectation and b-Content Tolerance Limits for Balanced One-Way ANOVA Random Model,” Technometrics, 26, pp. 251-254.
  • Eberhardt, K., Mee, R., and Reeve, C. (1989), “Computing Factors for Exact Two-Sided Tolerance Limits for a Normal Distribution,” Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 18, pp. 397-413.
  • Mee, R. (1990), “Confidence Intervals for Probabilities and Tolerance Regions Based on a Generalization of the Mann-Whitney Statistic,” Journal of the American Statistical Association, 85, pp. 793-800.
  • Mee, R. and Chua, T. (1991), “Regression Toward the Mean and the Paired Sample t Test,” The American Statistician, 45, pp. 39-42.
  • Mee, R., Eberhardt, K., and Reeve, C. (1991), “Calibration and Simultaneous Tolerance Intervals for Regression,” Technometrics, 33, pp. 211-219.
  • Mee, R. and Eberhardt, K. (1996), “A Comparison of Criteria for Calibration Intervals,” Technometrics, 38, pp. 221-22.
  • Mee, R. and Peralta, M. (2000), “Semifolding 2k-p Designs,” Technometrics, 42, pp. 122-134.
  • Mee, R. (2001), “Noncentral Composite Designs,” Technometrics, 43, pp. 34-43.

 

Dr. Robert Mee

244 Stokely
Management Center
916 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996

email: rmee@utk.edu

Office: (865) 974-1655
Fax: (865) 974-2490