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Jack Prothero (Fed)

Mathematical Statistician

Jack Prothero is a mathematical statistician in the Statistical Engineering Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Information Technology Laboratory (ITL).

Jack received his B.S. in mathematics from the College of William & Mary in 2016 and continued on to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for a Ph.D. in Statistics & Operations Research. After defending & graduating in 2021, he joined the Statistical Engineering Division at NIST in August of that year. His current work includes collaborations on standard reference material development, seized-drug forensic analysis, and anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions measurements.

His research interests include data integration, object-oriented data analysis, and spatial data analysis.

When not on the job, Jack enjoys board games, swing dancing, and obsessing over the Eurovision Song Contest.

Technical areas of research and consulting

  • Uncertainty Analysis
  • Data Integration
  • Principal Component Analysis

Professional Activities and Societies

American Statistical Association, Member.


Created August 18, 2021, Updated June 21, 2023