Daniel J Eck

 Daniel Eck

Contact Information

725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 2-4 PM, 147 Altgeld Hall
Assistant Professor
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I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics.

Research Interests

  • variance reduction
  • robust prediction methods
  • maximum likelihood estimation
  • exponential family theory
  • generalized linear models

Research Description

I am interested in a wide variety of disciplines within Statistics. These include, but are not limited to, maximum likelihood estimation, exponential family theory, generalized linear models, envelope methodology, conformal prediction, causal inference, bootstrap techniques, and multivariate statistics. I am generally interested in the tradeoffs between robustness and efficiency in estimation.


  • PhD Statistics, University of Minnesota, 2017
  • BS Mathematics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2009


  • STAT 385