Email: mathew [dot] w [dot] mclean [at] gmail [dot] com


Phone: +61 4 5238 9372

Citizenship: Canadian


Professional Experience

Honors, Awards, & Fellowships

Publications, talks, and software are available on the other tabs of my webpage.


M. W. McLean and M. P. Wand. “Variational Message Passing for Elaborate Response Regression Models”. (2017). Bayesian Analysis. In press.

K. Triff, M. W. McLean, E. Callaway, et al. “Dietary fat and fiber interact to uniquely modify global histone post-translational epigenetic programming in a rat colon cancer progression model”. (2018). International Journal of Cancer. In press.

M. W. McLean (2017). “RefManageR: Import and Manage BibTeX and BibLaTeX References in R”. The Journal of Open Source Software. DOI: 10.21105/joss.00338. R Package also accepted by ROpenSci.

K. Triff, M. W. McLean, K. Kranti, et al. “Assessment of Histone Tail Modifications and Transcriptional Profiling During Colon Cancer Progression Reveals a Global Decrease in H3K4me3 Activity”. In: BBA - Molecular Basis of Disease 1863.6 (Jun. 2017), pp. 1392–1402. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2017.03.009.

M. W. McLean, G. Hooker and D. Ruppert. “Restricted Likelihood Ratio Tests for Linearity in Scalar-on-Function Regression”. In: Statistics and Computing 25.5 (2015), pp. 997–1008. DOI: 10.1007/s11222-014-9473-1. arXiv: 1310.5811 [stat.ME].

M. W. McLean, G. Hooker, A. M. Staicu, F. Scheipl and D. Ruppert (2013). “Functional Generalized Additive Models”. In: Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 23.1, pp. 249–269. DOI: 10.1080/10618600.2012.729985.

Matteson, D. S, M. W. McLean, D. B. Woodard and S. G. Henderson (2011). “Forecasting Emergency Medical Service Call Arrival Rates”. In: Annals of Applied Statistics 5.2B, pp. 1379–1406. DOI: 10.1214/10-AOAS442. arXiv: 1107.4919 [stat.AP].

Pending Manuscripts

M. W. McLean, C. J. Oates and M. P. Wand. “Real-Time Semiparametric Regression via Sequential Monte Carlo”. (2017). Submitted.

M. W. McLean, F. Scheipl, G. Hooker, S. Greven and D. Ruppert (2017). Bayesian Functional Generalized Additive Models with Sparsely Observed Covariates. arXiv: 1305.3585 [stat.ME].

M. W. McLean (2014). Straightforward Bibliography Management in R Using the RefManageR Package. arXiv: 1403.2036 [cs.DL].


Talks and Poster Presentations

Academic Experience

Cornell University

University of Manitoba

Professional Activities

Service and Leadership

Computing Proficiency