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Vivek Ajmani

Ph.D., M.A.S., M.S.O.R., M.S.
Senior Research Analyst

Dr. Vivek Ajmani is a Senior Research Analyst for Premier Applied Research®, the research and analytics division of Premier, with expertise in applying statistical and econometric models to enhance/troubleshoot decision-making processes in order to provide quality products and innovative solutions in the specialty chemicals, electronic products, semi-conductor, consumer goods, consumer banking, healthcare, medical devices, and healthcare insurance and service industries. Before joining Premier, Dr. Ajmani spent more than 25 years as an Industrial Statistician at a variety of companies. Most recently, as director of advanced analytics at Vizient, Inc., he led a team of data scientists and was responsible for building predictive models for hospital mortality, length of stay, total cost and readmission rates. Dr. Ajmani has devoted more than 25 years to academic pursuits teaching advanced statistical methods to undergraduate and graduate students. He holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in applied statistics from University of Florida along with a master’s degree in applied mathematics and operations research from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Featured Publications

Ajmani, V. (Textbook, 2009; EBook, 2011). Applied econometric analysis using the SAS system (1st ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.


  • Ph.D., Applied Statistics, University of Florida
  • M.A.S., Applied Statistics, University of Florida
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics and Operations Research, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


2013 Graduate Teaching Award
Northwestern University

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