Jane Oppenlander, PhD

Assistant Professor of Bioethics,
The Bioethics Program

Statistics education, adult learning theory, and applications of statistical and operations research methods.


Jane Oppenlander is an assistant professor in the Reh School of Business and the Clarkson University – Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics Program where she teaches statistics. For over 30 years Jane worked as an industrial statistician applying statistics and operations research in the energy industry. Dr. Oppenlander is a certified six sigma master black belt and has consulted and published in the fields of transportation engineering, direct energy conversion, health care, educational assessment, and operations research. Her current research interests include statistics education, adult learning theory, and applications of statistical and operations research methods. Jane received her Ph.D. in Administrative and Engineering Systems from Union College and an M.S. in statistics, B.A. in mathematics, and a B.S. in education, all from the University of Vermont. Outside of professional interests, she conducts the Colonie (NY) Town Band and plays clarinet in the Guilderland (NY) Town Band.

Curriculum Vitae >

Recent Publications

Snyder, C., J. DeJoy, and J. Oppenlander, “Mapping the Transformative Journey of Graduate Students,” Higher Education Teaching and Learning Review, Vol. 7, December, 2017.

Oppenlander, J.E., and P.A. Schaffer, Data Management and Analysis Using JMP: Health Care Case Studies, SAS Press, October 2017.

Miller, M. R., R.J., Alexander, V.A. Arbige, R.F. Dell, S.R. Kremer, B.P. McClune, J.E. Oppenlander, J. P. Tomlin, “Optimal Allocation of Students to Naval Nuclear-Power Training Units,” Interfaces, July-August, 2017.

Snyder, C., D. Besozzi, L. Paska, and J. Oppenlander, "Is Flipping Worth the Fuss: A Mixed Methods Case Study of Screencasting in the Social Studies Classroom," American Secondary Education, Fall 2016.

Bliss, S.E., J.E. Oppenlander, J.M. Dahlke, G.J. Meyer, E.M. Williford, R.C. Macauley, “Measuring Quality in Ethics Consultation,” Journal of Clinical Ethics, Summer 2016.

Schmee, J. and J.E. Oppenlander, JMP Means Business: Statistical Models for Management, SAS Press, 2010.

Hahn, G.J., N. Doganaksoy, R. Lewis, J.E. Oppenlander, and J. Schmee, “Numbers in Everyday Life: A Short Course for Adults,” AmStat News, American Statistical Association, February 2009.

Oppenlander, J.C. and J.E. Oppenlander, Simulation of Left-turn Storage Lengths without Separate Signal Phase” ITE Journal, Institute of Transportation Engineers, May 2002.


Recent Activities

Awards

Best Paper Award, Statistical Education Section, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, August 2010. Hahn, G.J., N. Doganaksoy, R. Lewis, J.E. Oppenlander, and J. Schmee, “Numbers in Everyday Life: A Short Course for Adults,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, August 2010.

Patents

Brudnoy, D.M., J.E. Oppenlander, and A.J. Levy, “Automated Detection and Location of Indications in Eddy Current Signals,” US Patent 6,115,674, September 5, 2000.

Oppenlander, J.E., K.C. Loomis, D.M. Brudnoy, and A.J. Levy, “Automated Feature Detection and Identification in Digital Point-ordered Signals,” US Patent 5,737,445, April 7, 1998, Japanese Patent 8,292174, November 5, 1996, French Patent 2,733,337, October 25, 1996. Canadian Patent 2,174,491.

Levy, A.J., J.E. Oppenlander, D.M. Brudnoy, J.M. Englund, and K.C. Loomis, “Expert System for Analyzing Eddy Current Measurements,” US Patent 5,339,256, August 16, 1994.




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