Matthias Schonlau is a Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo. Prior to his academic career, he spent 14 years at the RAND Corporation (USA), the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (Germany), the German Institute for Economic Analysis (DIW), National Institute of Statistical Sciences (USA), and AT&T Labs Research (USA).
Dr. Schonlau’s research interests evolve around survey methodology. He is a board member of the European Survey Research Association. He is the lead author of the book "Conducting Research Surveys via E-Mail and the Web". Dr. Schonlau has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles.