Olga Cordero-Brana

Olga Cordero-Brana

American University

Education Background

Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences (Statistics option), Utah State University, December 1994

M.S. in Mathematics, (May 1988) and M.S. in Statistics, The University of Iowa, May 1985

B.S. in Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude), Universidad de Puerto Rico, May 1980


Teaching Background 

American University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics: Professorial Lecturer Academic year 2016-17; 2017-18.

University of Hawaii at Manoa  Department of Mathematics: Visiting Assistant/ Associate Professor, 

Academic years 2007 – 2008, 2008- 2009, 2013-2014, Spring semesters (2011, 2012, 2013, 2016); Summer semesters (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)

University of Hawaii –Hilo, Department of Mathematics: Assistant Professor, August 2000- July 2006.

American University, Washington, DC , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor , August 1995 - July 1999.


Research Field

V.M. Ponce , O.I. Cordero-Brana, and S. Y. Hasenin (1997), ``Generalized Conceptual Modeling of Dimensionless Overland Flow Hydrographs,'' Journal of Hydrology, Vol 200, pp 222-227.

R.D. Wolfinger, W.T. Federer, and O.I. Cordero-Brana (1997), ``SAS PROC GLM and PROC MIXED for Recovering Information in Augmented Designs,'' Agronomy Journal, Vol 89, pp 856-859.

P.G. Bryant and O.I. Cordero-Brana (2000), ``Model Selection Using the Minimum Description Length Principle,'' The American Statistician, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp 257-268.