Experience and Expertise

Sandia’s Statistical Sciences group leverages years of experience and a broad range of expertise to fulfill our mission. We partner with many Sandia groups to ensure they have the statistics support needed to optimize data collection, analysis, and communication of results.

Customer interaction is critical to achieving a successful statistical consultation. We work with our customers to:
  • Identify project objectives and requirements
  • Determine a technical approach based on the unique circumstances of the project
  • Perform the work based on customized approach
  • Review the results with the customer before finalizing a project
Primary areas of statistical expertise provided by our Department are:
  • Statistical Consulting
  • Experimental design for physical and computer experiments
  • Statistical quality control, reliability and maintainability
  • Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties (QMU)
  • Measurement error, repeatability, and reproducibility plans and analysis
  • V&V/UQ studies (validation and verification/uncertainty quantification)
  • Bayesian analysis
  • Functional data analysis
  • Statistical signal processing and time series analysis
  • Spatial and Spatio-temporal data analysis
  • Statistical image analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Computational statistics
  • Statistical machine learning
Example Customers:
  • Weapon Compoent and Systems Product Realization Teams
  • Neutron GEnerator Design and Manufacturing
  • Surveillance planning and metrics
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering
  • QMU Methodology development
  • Strategic Partnerships
    • S&T (1300,1400,1500,1600,1800)
    • Satellite and Cybersecurity (5000)
    • Renewable Energy and DoD Security (6000)
  • Sandia Infrastructure
    • Safeguards and Security
    • Human Resources
    • Property Inventory
    • Compensation