William Harper currently teaches mathematical sciences at Otterbein College in Columbus, Ohio. He has a BS in Computer Science Engineering (1974), an MS in Statistics (1976), and a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering (1984) from The Ohio State University. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Quality.
William Harper is a Licensed Professional Industrial Engineer in the State of Ohio. He is also a Certified Quality Engineer, a Certified Reliability Engineer, and a Certified Quality Auditor with the American Society for Quality. He is co-author of the book Practical Geostatistics 2000 with Isobel Clark. His current interests include Geostatistics, Simulation, Operations Research, Quality Management and Statistics.