Dr. Mark Johnson is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics and Data Science. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Chartered Statistician with the Royal Statistical Society and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.  He wrote the book Multivariate Statistical Simulation published by John Wiley and has received numerous awards for his research papers.  In 1996 he started working in the area of hurricane risk modeling which has generated well over a million dollars in funding .  He heads the professional team that audits computer hurricane models for insurance rate filings in the state of Florida and has also consulted with North Carolina and Massachusetts on hurricane modeling issues and catastrophic risk problems internationally.

Dr. Johnson retired from UCF in 2017.


Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology, statistician and professional team leader; Related hurricane research with Watson Technical Consulting and Kinetic Analysis Corporation Agency for Health Care Administration, expert witness Black Belt statistics instructor Multivariate Statistical Simulation, John Wiley & Sons, 1987 Various publications in mainline statistics journals (JASA, RSS, Technometrics, JQT, and so forth).