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Joshua Tebbs

Department of Statistics
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: (803) 777-5163
Office: LeConte 215C
Category: Faculty


Joshua M. Tebbs is Professor in the Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at University of South Carolina. He received his BS in Mathematics (1995) and MS in Statistics (1997) from University of Iowa and his PhD in Statistics (2000) from North Carolina State University. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. 


His research involves the development of statistical methods for categorical data, primarily binary response data that are observed in pools (group testing), and for constrained inference problems motivated by biomedical and public health applications. His research has been funded by two R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he routinely serves on NIH and NSF review panels, and he has advised eight PhD students. His current work is aimed at surveillance and identification for multiple diseases in group testing applications, motivated by nationwide screening activities for chlamydia and gonorrhea.