Robert T. Krafty

Robert T. Krafty
NISS Position: 
Appointed to the Board of Trustees and Member of the NISS Corporation by Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS)
NISS Term Expiration: 
2026 Jun 30
Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
Professional Title: 
Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Robert Krafty has been Chair and Rollins Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University since 2020, having previously served on the faculties of the Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Statistical Science at Temple University’s Fox School of Business.  His research includes the development of theory and methods for learning and conducting inference on high-dimensional time series, functional and signal data.   This methodological work is developed in conjunction with transdisciplinary collaborations to analyze heart rate variability, NIRS, EEG, physical activity recorded by wearable devices, and ecological momentary assessment data collected through mobile apps to monitor and treat mental, behavioral and social health.