Curriculum Vitae

CV – Luke Fostvedt CV pdf

Contact Information
Luke Fostvedt
1121 Senedecor Hall
Iowa State University
Department of Statistics
Ames, Iowa, 50011
Email: fostvedt@iastate.edu

Education
2010-2014 ~ Ph.D. Statistics Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
2008-2010 ~ M.S. Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
2004-2008 ~ B.S. Mathematics, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, USA

Employment
2014-Present ~ Manager Clinical Pharmacology, Pfizer, La Jolla, CA, USA
Responsible for: designing and implementing clinical pharmacology plans, summarizing and interpreting results of PK/PD analyses, evaluating and applying new techniques in PK/PD data analysis that improve information quality and utility, present study results both internally and externally, write summary documents for regulatory submission and interact with regulatory agencies, etc.

Presentations

  1. Data imputation in multi-level quantile regression
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M.
    Joint Statistical Meetings, 2014, Boston, USA, (to be presented)
  2. A longitudinal study of the effect of a new approach to teaching science based on multivariate mixed effects models.
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M., Baenziger, J., Laugerman, M., Gonwa-Reeves, C., Le, D., Hand, B., Therrien, W.
    Joint Statistical Meetings, 2013, Montreal, Canada, paper to be presented
  3. An inquiry-based approach to teaching science: A multilevel mediation model
    Shelley, M., Fostvedt, L., Baenziger, J., Laugerman, M., Gonwa-Reeves, C., Le, D., Hand, B., Therrien, W., Joint Statistical Meetings, 2013, Montreal, Canada, paper to be presented
  4. Are Teachers to Blame?: Two-Level Quantile Regression of Teacher Quality on Student Performance

    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M., Baenziger, J., Laugerman, M., Gonwa-Reeves, C., Le, D., Hand, B., Therrien, W.

    American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 2013, San Francisco, USA, paper to be presented

  5. Effect of the Science Writing Heuristic learning approach on Future Achievement
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M., Baenziger, J., Laugerman, M., Gonwa-Reeves, C., Le, D., Hand, B., Therrien, W., National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, 2013, Puerto Rico
  6. The Effect of an Argument-Based Inquiry Approach on Students’ Critical Thinking Skills: A Two-year Study, Jang, J., Fostvedt, L., Hand, B., National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, 2013
  7. Structural Equation Modeling of Knowledge Content Improvement using Inquiry Based Instruction
    Laugerman, M., Gonwa-Reeves, C.,Shelley, M., Fostvedt, L., Baenziger, J., Hand, B., Therrien, W.
    Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness Spring Conference, 2013, Washington D.C., USA
  8. Balancing Self-Directed Learning with Expert Mentoring: The Science Writing Heuristic Approach
    Shelley, M., Hand, B., Therrien, W., Fostvedt, L., McGill, M., Baenziger, J.
    Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness Fall Conference, 2012, Washington D.C., USA
  9. Investigation of Cornell Critical Thinking Results as Affected by Science Writing Heuristic
    Fostvedt, L., McGill, M., Shelley, M., Baenziger, J., Hand, B., Therrien, W.
    European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction: SIG18, 2012, Zurich, Switzerland
  10. Assessing the Impact of a New Science Curriculum on Under- And Over-Achieving Students
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M., Baenziger, J., Hand, B., Therrien, W.
    Joint Statistical Meetings, 2012, San Diego, USA
  11. Student Learning and Inquiry-Based Science Instruction: Testing Effectiveness in a Randomized Trial
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M., Hand, B., Therrien, W., Gonwa-Reeves, C., Baenziger, J., Villanueva, M.
    American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, 2012, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  12. An Example of Performance Analysis for Network Community Detection
    Fostvedt, L., Nordman, D., Wilson, A.
    Joint Statistical Meetings, 2010, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  13. Post-Election Audit Project
    Fostvedt, L., Hobbs, J., Pintar, A., Rockoff, D., Kim, E., Griffiths, R.
    Survey Working Group, Iowa State Univ., 2009
  14. The Pros of Pro Bono Statistical Consulting
    Fostvedt,L. – Panelist
    Joint Statistical Meetings, 2009, Washington D.C., USA

Publications

  1. Why do simple algorithms for triangle enumeration work in the real world?
    Berry, J., Fostvedt, L., Nordman, D., Phillips, C., Seshadhri C., and Wilson, A.
    Proceedings of the 5th Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS) Conference, 2014,accepted
  2. Impacts of an Inquiry Based Approach to Teaching Science, A Policy Perspective
    Shelley, M., Fostvedt, L., Laugerman, M., Baenziger, J., Gonwa-Reeves, C.; 2013, submitted
  3. Fixed-Cost Versus Fixed-Risk Post-Election Audits in Iowa
    Hobbs, J., Fostvedt, L., Pintar, A., Rockoff, D., Kim, E., Griffiths, R.
    Chance,Volume 23, Issue 3, 2010
  4. Asymptotic results for configuration model random graphs with arbitrary degree distributions
    Fostvedt, L., Nordman, D., Wilson, A.
    Tech. Rep. 2010-09, Iowa State University Department of Statistics Preprint, 2010

Work In Progress

  1. Data imputation in multi-level quantile regression with an application to PISA 2012 outcomes
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M. (Submitted to J. of Amer. Stat. Assoc., July, 2014)
  2. Multi-level quantile regression: a bayesian approach
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M. in preparation
  3. Effect of correlation on the estimation of multivariate mixed effects models
    Fostvedt, L., Shelley, M.,Hand, B., Therrien, W. (Plan to submit to J. of Educ. and Beh. Sc.)
  4.  An inquiry-based approach to teaching science: A multilevel mediation model
    Fostvedt, L., Laugerman, M., Hand, B., Therrien, W., Shelley, M., Plan to submit to J. of Elem. Educ.

Articles Reviewed

  1. Oral Health Benefits of a Daily Dental Chew in Dogs by Bradley W. Quest, Journal of Veterinary Dentistry
  2. Risk Assessment on Feline Tooth Resorption: a Portuguese Clinical Case Control Study by Mestrinho, L., Journal of Veterinary Dentistry

Teaching Experience

STAT101: Introduction to Statistics, ISU-STAT101-syllabusExamsWorksheets, Lecture Notes: blankannotated 

Fall 2010: 93 students, Spring 2011: 91 students, Fall 2011: 99 students 

Current Professional Memberships
American Statistical Association
Institute of Mathematics Statistics
American Educational Research Association

Miscellanea
Letter to the Editor of the New York Times: Using a Formula to Rate Teachers, Page A24 of the New York edition, March 14, 2011. link

Measure Theory and Probability Theory Study Guide, by Cory Lanker and Luke Fostvedt. This study guide is a good supplement to the Athreya Lahiri text and STAT 642 at Iowa State University. pdf