Professor Rob Hyndman

Head, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

Rob J Hyndman is a Professor of Statistics in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.

His academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. He is an accredited statistician with the Statistical Society of Australia.

Rob has researched and consulted with a wide range of business, industry and government clients. His most recent work includes demand forecasting for the electricity industry, estimating life expectancy for the Australian indigenous population, and forecasting product demand for Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications company.

In 2007, he received the Moran medal from the Australian Academy of Science for his contributions to statistical forecasting research. He is the author of over 180 research papers and 5 books in statistical science. From 2005 to 2018 he was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forecasting. He has won awards for his research, teaching, consulting and graduate supervision.