# Kimihiro Noguchi, PhD

Professor

## Research Interests:

Nonparametric statistics, robust statistics, bootstrap methods, time series analysis, change point analysis, functional data analysis, multiple comparisons, statistical graphics, statistical applications to biomedical engineering, environmental science, behavioral sciences, and astronomy.

## Educational & Professional Experience:

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Western Washington University, 2022-Present.

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Western Washington University, 2018-2022.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Western Washington University, 2014-2018.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, 2013-2014.

Ph.D. in Statistics (2013). University of California, Davis. See this link.

## Recent Publications

For a full list, please see the Google Scholar site.

**Publications with Student Co-Authors (Indicated in Bold)**:

Noguchi, K. and **Ward, M.C.** (2024). Asymptotic optimality of the square-root transformation on the gamma distribution using the Kullback-Leibler information number criterion. *Statistics & Probability Letters*, to appear.

**Goebel, R.**, **Schmaltz, A.**, **Brackett, B.A.**, Wood, S.A., and Noguchi, K. (2023). Modeling and forecasting percent changes in national park visitation using social media. *Journal of Forecasting* 42(6), 1502-1518.

Nimtz, J., Noguchi, K., and **Ramesh, J.** (2023). Developing network modeling and analysis methods for first-year mathematics and STEM student course-taking sequences. *Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 1018-1024.

Noguchi, K. and **Robles, K.F.** (2022). On generating distributions with the memoryless property. *The American Statistician*, 76(3), 280-285.

**Erps, R.C.** and Noguchi, K. (2020). A robust test for checking the homogeneity of variability measures and its application to the analysis of implicit attitudes. *Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics* 45(4), 403-425.

Noguchi, K., **Abel, R.S.**, Marmolejo-Ramos, F., and Konietschke, F. (2020). Nonparametric multiple comparisons. *Behavior Research Methods* 52, 489-502.

**Hansen, B.** and Noguchi, K. (2017). Improved short-term point and interval forecasts of the daily maximum tropospheric ozone levels via singular spectrum analysis. *Environmetrics* 28; e2479.

Coffey, S.R.,Bragg, R.M., Minnig, S., Ament, S.A., Cantle, J.P., Glickenhaus, A., **Shelnut, D.**, Carrillo, J.M., Shuttleworth, D.D., Rodier, J.-A., Noguchi, K., Bennett, C.F., Price, N.D., Kordasiewicz, H.B., Carroll, J.B. (2017). Peripheral huntingtin silencing does not ameliorate central sign of disease in the B6.Htt Q111/+ mouse model of Huntington's disease. *PLoS ONE *12(4): e0175968.

**Other Selected Publications**:

Noguchi, K., Konietschke, F., Marmolejo-Ramos, F., and Pauly, M. (2021). Permutation tests are robust and powerful at 0.5% and 5% significance levels. *Behavior Research Methods* 53, 2712-2724.

Noguchi, K. and Marmolejo-Ramos, F. (2016). Assessing equality of means using the overlap of range-preserving confidence intervals. *The American Statistician*, 70(4), 325-334.

Noguchi, K., Aue, A., and Burman, P. (2016). Exploratory analysis and modeling of stock returns. *Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics*, 25(2), 363-381.

Noguchi, K., Gel, Y.R., Brunner, E., and Konietschke, F. (2012). nparLD: An R software package for the nonparametric analysis of longitudinal data in factorial experiments. *Journal of Statistical Software*, 50(i12).

## Selected Awards & Honors:

2023 Arlan Norman Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring (Undergraduate Category).