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Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics Department

Todd Iverson, Ph.D.
Todd Iverson
Department Chair - Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics, Mathematics & Statistics - Associate Professor

(507) 457-1575
tiverson@smumn.edu

Todd Iverson is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Todd was an Instructor at Saint Mary’s from 1999-2003. After completing a Ph.D. in statistics from Colorado State, Todd returned to Saint Mary’s in 2008. His professional interests include statistical education, machine learning with support vector machines, and fiducial statistical methods. Personal interests include golf, sports, computer gaming, and hiking.

Contact Information

Telephone: 507-457-1575

E-mail: tiverson@smumn.edu

Education
Ph.D, Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2008
M.S. Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2004
B.S., Mathematics, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN, 1993

Scholarly and Creative Interest

Machine Learning with Support Vector Machines

Fiducial Inference for Discrete Distributions

Statistical Education

Additional Teaching Experience
1999-2003: Instructor, Department of Mathematics, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN

Professional Experience

2011: NSF TUES Panel Reviewer

2009 – 2010: Project NExT Fellow, Mathematical Association of America

Honors
2005: The Boes Award for Teaching Excellence, Colorado State University, CO
2005: James L.M. Leslie and Edna Madison Award, Outstanding graduate students in Statistics, Colorado State University, CO
2004: Greybill Award in Linear Models, Outstanding linear model students, Colorado State University, CO

Selected Publications
Iverson, Todd; Iyer, Hari; Ben-Hur, Asa (2010). Predicting the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Using Insurance Claims Data. Proceedings of Predictive Models in Personalized Medicine Workshop, NIPS 2010.

Iverson, Todd and Iyer, Hari (2007). Investigations Concerning Applicability of Datamining Procedures to Medical Databases. Technical Report #2007/6. CSU Statistics.