Log In

Mervin Edgar Muller Edit Profile

educator , consultant , Statistician , Computer scientist

Mervin Edgar Muller, American computer scientist, consultant, statistician, educator. Research grantee, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Columbus, 1987.


Muller, Mervin Edgar was born on June 1, 1928 in Hollywood, California, United States. Son of Emanuel and Bertha (Zimmerman) Muller.


AB, University of California at Los Angeles, 1949. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1954.


Instructor in mathematics Cornell University, 1954-1956. Research associate in mathematics Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1956-1959, senior scientist statistical and electrical engineering, 1968-1969. Senior statistician, department manager International Business Machines Corporation, New York City, White Plains, 1956-1964.

Professor computer science and statistics University Wisconsin, 1964-1971. Professor computer science George Mason University, 1985. Department director World Bank, Washington, 1971-1981, senior advisor, 1981-1985.

Robert M. Critchfield professor computer information science Ohio State University, 1985-1998, professor emeritus, since 1994, department chair, 1985-1994. Chair science and technical information board National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Board directors Advanced Information Technology Center, Columbus, Ohio.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Computation and Statistics, 1990—2007, Journal Computational and Graphical Statistics, 1990—2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee First Unitarian Church, Bethesda, Maryland, 1975—1979. Board member Chamber Music Columbus, since 2006. Fellow: World Academy Productivity Science, American Statistical Association.

Member: International Association Statistical Computing (science secretary 1979-1983, president 1977-1979), International Statistical Institute (member steering committee International Research Center 1987-1989).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, jogging, walking.


Married Barabara McAdam, July 13, 1963. Children: Jeffrey McAdam, Stephen McAdam, Todd McAdam.

Emanuel Muller

Bertha (Zimmerman) Muller

Barabara McAdam

Jeffrey McAdam Muller

Stephen McAdam Muller

Todd McAdam Muller