Soma Roy
Assistant Professor, Statistics
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo CA 93407



"And, when you want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."
- The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho

  • Contact Information
    Office: Faculty Offices East (25) - 104
    Phone: (805)-756-5250
    Fax: (805)-756-2700
    email: soroy at

  • Education
    PhD, MS (Statistics): The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    MSc, BSc (Statistics): University of Delhi, India

  • Classes taught at Ohio State
    Statistics 145, 420, 427, 428

  • Most recent classes taught at Cal Poly
    Autumn 2008: Statistics 217

  • Research Interests
    Design and Analysis of Computer Experiments: involves designing experiments to collect data from time-consuming simulators
    Missing Data: involves analyzing large datasets (survey data), and investigating the effect of missing data; imputing for missing values