Christian K Hansen, PhD

Professor of Statistics
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  • Statistics
  • Data Science
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Time Management


Dr. Christian K. Hansen is Department Chair and Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics, Eastern Washington University and served as President of the IEEE Reliability Society (2014-2016). He has been a faculty member at EWU since 1993 and served in a variety of academic and administrative leadership positions including Associate Dean of CSTEM and Director of the School of Computing and Engineering Sciences. He has been active in the statistics and reliability engineering profession for over 30 years and published broadly on a variety of applications involving data derived from engineering systems. He is a frequently invited keynote speaker at international engineering conferences, and has given keynotes on such topics as Big Data, Internet of Things and Data Management. He is also the author of the book “Time Management for Department Chairs” (Jossey-Bass, 2011) and frequently provides training and workshops for academic department chairs.

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