2014: Ph.D. in Statistics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
2010: M.A. in Statistics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
2007: B.A. cum laude in Statistics, Harvard University
Applied Probability, Stochastic Optimization, Optimal Stopping, Quantitative Finance, Asymptotic Statistics, Time Series Analysis, Queueing Systems
Philip Ernst is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Rice University. Ernst earned his Ph.D. in statistics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2014, and joined the Rice faculty that same year. He is an associate editor of Statistics and Probability Letters
In 2017, Ernst was the recipient of the Nicolas Salgo Distinguished Teacher Award, the oldest award given to faculty members at Rice University. In 2016, Ernst was the recipient of the Sophia Meyer Farb Prize for Teaching, given annually to one Rice assistant professor for excellence in teaching. In 2015, he received the Graduate Student Association Teaching/Mentoring Award, given annually to two faculty members.