Jim Harner, Ph.D.

Management Information Systems

Adjunct Professor


  • Ph.D., Statistics, Cornell University

T: 304.293.3607

Area of Expertise:

Dr. E. James Harner is an Adjunct Professor, MIS Department, Emeritus Professor, Statistics and the former Chair of the WVU Department of Statistics, and has extensive expertise in bioinformatics, high dimensional modeling, high performance computing, streaming and big data modeling, and statistical machine learning. His PhD is in Statistics from Cornell University. He has taught online classes in data science, data visualization, statistical methods, statistical graphics, and high performance analytics- and more. He is the former Director of the Bioinformatics Core Facility at WVU, and is currently writing two textbooks in data analytics.