Kjell Konis

Acting Assistant Professor
Acting Assistant Professor
Lewis hall 211
kjellk (at) uw.edu


Professor Konis' research interests are in statistical computing. He is the author and maintainer of several packages for the R environment for statistical computing including robust (robust statistical models), lpSolveAPI (linear programming), and RHugin (Bayesian belief networks). Before joining the Applied Mathematics department, Kjell was a postdoctoral research associate in the Chair of Mathematical Statistics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne; http://epfl.ch) where he conducted research in single particle electron microscopy, kernel smoothing, and forensic science.

Education: B.S. Mathematics & Statistics, B.S. Economics, University of Washington; M.S.c. Applied and Computational Mathematics, D.Phil. Computational Statistics, University of Oxford.