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Activity Number: 67 - Statistics Education for Future Military Leaders
Type: Topic Contributed
Date/Time: Sunday, July 29, 2018 : 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security
Abstract #329853 Presentation
Title: Statistics Education for Future Military Leaders
Author(s): Robert Koyak* and Kenneth Horton* and David Ruth* and Andrew Geyer*
Companies: Naval Postgraduate School and US Air Force Academy and US Naval Academy and Air Force Institute of Technology
Keywords: statistics education; military applications; national defense

How do military institutions of the United States prepare future and junior leaders to lead with statistics? How are military applications of statistics addressed? Panelists from Department of Defense service academies discuss instruction specific to majors in the Mathematical Sciences as well as statistics education for outside majors. Panelists from Department of Defense advanced degree-granting institutions discuss the academic preparation provided to officers attending those schools.

Panelists include: Andrew Geyer, Air Force Institute of Technology,

Matthew Hawks, US Naval Academy,

Ken Horton, US Air Force Academy,

Robert Koyak, Naval Postgraduate School,

David Ruth, US Naval Academy,

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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