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Frank Coolen, PhD Eindhoven University of Technology

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Director of Postgraduate Studies, Professor, Statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43048
Room number: CM206

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Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Probability & Statistics: Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics

Research Interests

  • Decision Theory
  • Imprecise Probability
  • Nonparametric Predictive Inference
  • Operations Research
  • Reliability Theory
  • Statistics


Chapter in book

Journal Article

Conference Paper

  • Coolen, F., Coolen-Schrijner, P. & Shaw, S. (2004), Adaptive (opportunity-based) age replacement strategies, in Newby, Martin, Scarf, P. A. & Wang, Wenbin eds, 5th IMA International Conference on Modelling in Industrial Maintenance and Reliability. Salford, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.


Indicators of Esteem

  • Editorial activities: Member of editorial boards of the following journals: Journal of Risk and Reliability; Quality and Reliability Engineering International; Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice; Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods; Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation; Communications in Statistics - Case Studies, Data Analysis and Applications; European Journal of Technology and Design; Journal of the Polish Safety and Reliability Association; TransNav.

Selected Grants

  • 2017: H2020-Uncertainty treatment and optimisation in Aerospace Engineering (UTOPIAE) (£360691.58 from European Commission)