Nathan Wikle

Assistant Professor

Nathan Wikle joined the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa as an Assistant Professor in 2023. Prior to joining Iowa, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his PhD in Statistics from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Wikle’s research interests include spatial and spatio-temporal statistics, casual inference with interference, Bayesian hierarchical modeling, and statistical inference for dynamical systems. This research is often motivated by problems in environmental science, environmental health, and epidemiology.

Research interests

  • Spatio-temporal statistics
  • Bayesian hierarchical modeling
  • Statistical inference for dynamical systems
  • Environmental health and epidemiology
Research areas
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Causal inference
  • Computational statistics
  • Data science
  • Environmental statistics
  • Spatial and environmental statistics
  • Statistical ecology
Nathan Wikle
PhD, Statistics, Pennsylvania State University
Contact Information

University of Iowa
207 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
20 East Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States