Douglas M Hawkins

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

Curriculum Vitae


  • case diagnostics
  • chemical industries
  • quality control (detection and prevention)
  • quality improvement
  • chemometrics
Courses Taught
  • Stat 8801 - Statistical Consulting
  • Stat 5031 - Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Member, International Statistical Institute:
  • Vice-President Past, International Association for Mathematical Geology:
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Quality Technology
  • Associate Editor, Technometrics:


  • Statistical advisor: US Food and Drug Administration,
  • Boston Scientific Patient Safety Advisory Board Member:
  • Cumulative Sum Charts and Charting for Quality Improvement. Hawkins, Douglas, D.H. Olwell, Springer Verlag, 1998.
  • Topics in Applied Multivariate Analysis, editor. Hawkins, Douglas, Cambridge University Press, 1982.
  • Identification of Outliers: Hawkins, Douglas, Chapman and Hall, 1980.
  • The changepoint model for statistical process control: Hawkins, Douglas, Peihua Qiu, Chang Wook Kang, Journal of Quality Technology, 2003.
  • Robust Singular Value Decomposition Analysis of Microarray Data. Hawkins, Douglas, Li Liu, S. Stanley Young, Sujoy Ghosh, 2003.
  • Assessing Model fit by Cross-validation: Hawkins, Douglas, Subhash Basak, Denise Mills, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences, 2003.
  • Self-Starting Multivariate Control Charts for Location and Scale, Maboudou-Tchao, E. M., and Hawkins, D. M., Journal of Quality Technology, 43, 113 – 126 2013
  • Deterministic Fallacies and Model Validation: Hawkins, Douglas, Kraker, J. J., , Journal of Chemometrics, 24 188-193, 2010.
  • A Nonparametric Change Point Control Chart: Hawkins, Douglas, Deng, Q., Journal of Quality Technology, 42 165-173, 2010.
  • Smoothed Linear Modeling for Smooth Spectral Data Hawkins, D. M. and Maboudou-Tchao, E. M., International Journal of Spectroscopy, Article ID 604548, 8 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/604548.
  • Recipient, IBM Grants
  • Recipient, National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stoke Grants
  • Semiconductor Research Corporation Competitiveness Foundation Grants
  • National Science Foundation, 1988 - 2005
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 1998 - 2004
  • Statistics in Chemistry Award, American Statistical Association, 2004
  • Statistics in Chemistry Award, American Statistical Association, 1998
  • Shewhart Medal, American Society for Quality, 2004
  • Outstanding Manuscript Award, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, 1998