Alan Gelfand

Alan Gelfand

James B. Duke Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences

Primary Appointment



Schliep, EM, and Gelfand, AE. "Velocities for spatio-temporal point patterns." Spatial Statistics 29 (March 1, 2019): 204-225.
Wang, F, Bhattacharya, A, and Gelfand, AE. "Rejoinder on: Process modeling for slope and aspect with application to elevation data maps." Test 27, no. 4 (December 1, 2018): 783-786.
Lu, X, Gelfand, AE, and Holland, DM. "Local real-time forecasting of ozone exposure using temperature data." Environmetrics 29, no. 7 (November 1, 2018).
Schliep, EM, Gelfand, AE, Clark, JS, and Kays, R. "Joint Temporal Point Pattern Models for Proximate Species Occurrence in a Fixed Area Using Camera Trap Data." Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 23, no. 3 (September 1, 2018): 334-357.
Wang, F, Wang, J, Gelfand, AE, and Li, F. "Disease Mapping With Generative Models(Accepted)." American Statistician (July 12, 2018): 1-11.

Recent Grants


STA 944: Spatial Statistics (STA 944: Spatial Statistics)
STA 493: Research Independent Study (STA 493: Research Independent Study)

Contact Information

223A Old Chem Bldg
Durham, NC 27708
Box 90251
Durham, NC 27708-0251


Ph.D., Stanford University (1969)
M.S., Stanford University (1967)
B.S., City College of New York (1965)