Professor Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, Ph.D.


FantasyPros’ approach addresses the inherent difficulties in measuring accuracy of ordinal rankings-based forecasts. By using a consensus list and appropriate weighting factors, FantasyPros lets you separate the smoke from the fire when it comes to prognisticators.


Jeffrey Ohlmann is a Professor at the University of Iowa. He has a background in mathematics and engineering, and specializes in sports analytics. Professor Ohlmann was gracious enough to review the FantasyPros Accuracy Methodology in depth, and we appreciate his ringing endorsement!

Academic History:
PhD in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003
MS in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
BS in Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1998

You can learn more about Professor Ohlmann’s credentials, his specialized research in sports analytics, and his new company’s mobile draft optimizer, called DraftOpt.