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E. James Harner

Adjunct Professor of Business Data Analytics, Management Information Systems


Dr. Harner is an Adjunct Business Data Analytics Professor, MIS Department, and Emeritus Professor, Statistics.  Dr. Harner is the former Chair of the West Virginia University Department of Statistics, and extensive expertise in bioinformatics, high dimensional modeling, high performance computing, streaming and big data modeling, and statistical machine learning.  Dr. Harner's Ph.D. is in Statistics from Cornell University.  He has taught online classes in data science, data visualization, statistical methods, statistical graphics, and high performance computing.  He is the former Director of the BioInformatics Core Facility at WVU, and is currently writing two textbooks in data analytics.  Dr. Harner has an extensive publications and grant record, and he holds a critical role in the success of the B and E Business and Data Analytics program.