Assistant Professor of Statistics
Ph.D Waterloo (1999)
Phone: (709) 778-0603
Dr. Cadigan graduated in statistics from Memorial University in 1990 and then joined Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Center in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He left DFO for a few years to complete a PhD in statistics in 1999 at the University of Waterloo. Since then he was a research scientist with DFO and is currently a research scientist at the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) at the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland. His research activities are focused on improving the quantitative basis for fish stock assessment and sustainable fisheries. Dr. Cadigan is interested in supervising graduate students in research related to applied statistics and quantitative problems in renewable resource management.
Area of Research:
Statistical methods for fish stock assessment and sustainable fisheries, including analyses of longitudinal surveys, generalized linear mixed models, state-space models, and nonparametric regression methods.