Michael Hamada is an applied statistician who has worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory since 1998. He received his PhD in Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previously he worked at the US Department of Agriculture, the University of Waterloo, Bellcore, and the University of Michigan. He is a Fellow of the ASA, ASQ, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is also a co-author of the books Experiments: Planning, Analysis and Optimization, Third Edition and Bayesian Reliability.