Erik Heiny

Faculty Member

Erik Heiny

Biography

Erik Heiny is a Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Utah Valley University. Dr. Heiny earned B.S. degrees in both Mathematics and Statistics from Colorado State University, an M.S. in Statistics from Michigan State University, and a PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Northern Colorado.

Dr. Heiny began teaching at Utah Valley University in 2008. He has taught ten different statistics courses -STAT 1040, STAT 1045, STAT 2040, STAT 2050, STAT 3040, STAT 4000, STAT 4200, STAT 4400, STAT 4710, STAT 4720, and six different mathematics courses- MATH 1050, MATH 1055, MATH 1100, MATH 1210, MATH 4000, and MATH 4750.

Dr. Heiny's recent papers, publications, and conference presentations have included topics in golf, baseball, football, prediction models for nursing licensure exams and calculus placement, whole body CT-based body mass and body fat quantification, and organ trafficking.

Education

Ph D, University of Northern Colorado, 2006

Major: Applied Statistics

MS, Michigan State University, 1994

Major: Statistics

BS, Colrado State University, 1992

Major: Mathematics and Statistics

Teaching

STAT 2050

Introduction to Statistical Methods, Fall 2022

STAT 1040

Introduction to Statistics QL, Fall 2022

STAT 4720

Mathematical Statistics_ Statistical Inference, Fall 2022

STAT 2040

Principles of Statistics QL, Fall 2022

MATH 481R

Internship in Mathematics, Summer 2022

STAT 1040

Introduction to Statistics QL, Summer 2022

STAT 1040

Introduction to Statistics QL, Spring 2022

STAT 4710

Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics, Spring 2022

Presentations

Heiny, Erik , Mathematics Department Colloquium, "Predicting the Atlanta Falcons Play-Calling Using Discriminant Analysis.", Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah. (January, 2010)
Heiny, Erik , Empowering Your Tomorrow Conference, "Array", Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah. ()
Heiny, Erik , Joint Statistical Meeting, "Predicting the Atlanta Falcons Play-Calling Using Discriminant Analysis.", Washington, DC. ()
Heiny, Erik , Joint Statistical Meeting, "The Effectiveness of Stepwise Discriminant Analysis as a Post Hoc Procedure to a Significant MANOVA.", Salt Lake City, Utah. ()
Heiny, Erik , Department of Applied Statistics and Research Methods, "The Effectiveness of Stepwise Discriminant Analysis as a Post Hoc Procedure to a Significant MANOVA.", University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO. (October, 2007)
Heiny, Erik , Joing, "Today's PGA Tour Pro_ Long But Not So Straight", Minneapolis, MN. ()

Scholarly/Creative Works

Heiny, Erik , Shafie, K. , Heiny, R. , (2010) "A Ten Year Study of the Relative Importance of Driving Accuracy and Driving Distance on Scoring Average on the PGA Tour." . Multiple Linear Regression Viewpoints.
Heiny, Erik , Blevins, D. , (2009) "Predicting the Atlanta Falcons Play-Calling Using Discriminant Analysis." . Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports.
Heiny, Erik , Mundfrom, D. , (2008) "The Effectiveness of Stepwise Discriminant Analysis as a Post Hoc Procedure to a Significant MANOVA." . Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods.
Heiny, Erik , (2008) "Today's PGA Tour Pro_ Long But Not So Straight" (Issue: 1, vol. 12). Chance.
Heiny, Erik , Schaffer, J. , (2006) "The Effects of Elevation on Slugging Percentage in Major League Baseball." (Issue: 1, vol. 19). Chance.

Awards

All-American Western Althletic Conference

-For Golf 1989-1991

Dean's List

1988-1992

Maurice C. Davies Award

Colorado/Wyoming Chpater of the American Statistical Association

Outstanding Undergraduate Statistics Student.

Phi Beta Kappa