Douglas Ray, PStat, is the Lead Statistician of the Statistical Sciences Group at the US Army CCDC Armaments Center at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. His work focuses on applying industrial statistics to armament systems across the acquisition life cycle. His work focuses on Design of Experiments, reliability data analysis, machine learning, and uncertainty quantification/probabilistic optimization of computational models and simulations. Mr. Ray leads a team of 12 statisticians and data scientists who collaborate with engineering teams on a spectrum of armament projects and systems. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Systems Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. Mr. Ray is the Chair-Elect of the ASA’s Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security, an ASA Accredited Professional Statistician, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and an ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer. In addition to his 13 years of experience as a DoD Mathematical Statistician he is also a retired combat veteran of the US Army.
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