Eric M. Laflamme

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Director, Statistical Consulting Center

BA, Bucknell University; MPS, Cornell University; PhD, University of New Hampshire

Office: Hyde Hall 305
Phone: 603-535-2970

Fall Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00am – 12:00pm
or by appointment

About Professor Laflamme

Eric Laflamme earned his PhD in mathematics from UNH, a Masters degree in applied statistics from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bucknell University. His research includes work on traffic operations, climate change impact, and extreme value theory.  Eric is passionate about applying statistics to solve real-world problems and teaching.  He has been serving as the Director of PSU’s Statistical Consulting Center since 2013. A native of New Hampshire, Eric is an avid skier and cyclist.

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

  • Author.  Statistical downscaling of regional climate model output to achieve projections of precipitation extremes.  Journal of Weather and Climate Extremes, Volume 12, pp. 15-23.
  • Co-author.  Time Series Analysis and Models of Freeway Performance.  Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 138, No. 8, pp. 1030-1050.
  • Co-author.  Congestion Probability and Traffic Volatility.  Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board.  TRB Paper Number: 12-2029.
  • Contributor.  Statistics and Probability with Applications for Engineers and Scientists by Bhisham C. Gupta and Irwin Guttman, John Wiley & Sons.

Awards or recognition

  • Distinguished Mathematics Professor 2014-2015, PSU Math Association

Courses Taught

MA 2300     Statistics I
MA 2550     Calculus I
MA 3280     Regression Analysis
MA 3500     Probability & Statistics for Scientists
MA 3510     Differential Equations