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Greetings, I'm Thomas! I'm a doctoral student in the Statistics program here at UMass. I'm also currently a Teaching Assistant for Stat 240.

A few things about me in short bullet format:

  • PhD student in Statistics
  • Teaching Background - Previously a Mathematics Instructor at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC for 7 years
  • Enjoys working with numbers and data along with mathematical, statistical, and machine learning models.
  • Seeking interesting projects and collaborations. Always learning new things.


B.S. Physics & Mathematics, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

M.S. Mathematical Sciences, East Tennessee State University

Selected Publications

  • Michele Joyner and Thomas Robacker, “MCR Method for Estimation of Parameters in Continuous Time Markov Chain Models”. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 112, No. 2, pp. 381-416, February 2017.
  • T. Robacker, M.S. Thesis; Comparison of Two Parameter Estimation Techniques for Stochastic Models