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David W. Scott
Professor
Noah Harding Professor of Statistics
 
e-mail:scottdw@rice.edu
 
  • B.A. Electrical Engineering and Mathematics (1972) Rice University, Houston, TX
  • M.A. Mathematical Sciences (1976) Rice University, Houston, TX
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Sciences (1976) Rice University, Houston, TX
 
Primary Department
   Department of Statistics
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Keck Center for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences
  • Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
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    Visiting Mathematician
     

    (June-August, IDA-CCR, Princeton, NJ

     
    Websites
     David W. Scott's Home Page
     
    Research Areas
     Nonparametric Density Estimation, Computational Statistics, Data Visualization, and Data Mining
     
    Teaching Areas
     Statistics, Function Estimation, Data Mining, and Multivariate Analysis
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Ginley, M., Scott, D.W., and Ensor, K.E. "Simulation of Leveraged ETF Volatility Using Nonparametric Density Estimation." Journal of Mathematical Finance, DOI:10.4236/jmf.2015.55039, 5: 457-479.

     
     

    Lu, S., Lam, J., Trachtenberg, J.E., Lee, E.J., Seyednejad, H., van den Beucken, J.J.J.P., Tabata, Y., Kasper, F.K., Scott, D.W., Wong, M.E., Jansen, J.A., Mikos, A.G. "Correlation Between the Repair of Cartilage and Subchondral Bone in an Osteochondral Defect Using Bilayered, Biodegradable Hydrogel Composites." Tissue Engineering, Part C: Methods, 21 (2016) : 1216-1225.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Kosar, R. "Normal Reference Rul." Wiley Stats Ref-Statistics Reference Online, April, DOI: 10.1002/9781118445112.stat07842: 1-16.

     
     

    Shah, S.R., Tatara, A.M., Lam, J., Lu, S., Scott, D.W., Bennett, G.N., van den Beucken, J.J.J.P., Jansen, J.A., Wong, M.E., and Mikos, A.G. "Polymer-Based Local Antibiotic Delivery for Prevention of Polymicrobial Odontogenic Infection in Contaminated Manidibular Implants." Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2: : 558-566.

     
     

    Trachtenberg, J., Placone, J., Smith, B., Piard, C., Santoro, M., Scott, D., Fisher, J., and Mikos, A. "Extrusion-based 3D printing of poly (propylene fumarate) in a full-factorial design, Accepted." Biomaterials Science & Engineering (March, 2016) In Press

     
     

    Watson, B.M., Vo, T.N., Tatara, A.M., Shah, S.R., Scott, D.W., Engel, P.S., and Mikos, A.G. "Biodegradable, Phosphate-Containing, Dual-Gelling Macromers for Cellular Delivery in Bone Tissue Engineering." Submitted

     
     

    Wong, M.E., and Mikos, A.G. "Polymer-Based Local Antibiotic Delivery for Prevention of Polymicrobial Odontogenic Infection in Contaminated Mandibular Implants." Biomaterials Science & EngineeringSubmitted

     
     

    Chi, E.C. and Scott, D.W. (2014) "Robust Parametric Classification and Variable Selection by a Minimum Distance Criterion." JCGS, 23: 111-128.

     
     

    Lam, J., Kyobum, K., Lu, S., Tabatab, Y., Scott, D.W., Mikos, A.G., and Kasper, F.K. (2014) "A Factorial Analysis of the Combined Effects of Hydrogel Fabrication Parameters on the In Vitro Swelling and Degradation of Oligo (Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Fumarate) Hydrogels." J. Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 102A: 3477-3487.

     
     

    Lam, J., Kyobum, K., Lu, S., Tabatab, Y., Scott, D.W., Mikosa, A.G., and Kasper, F.K. "A Factorial Analysis of the Combined Effects of Hydrogel Fabrication Parameters on the in vitro Swelling and Degradation of Oligo(poly(ethylene glycol) fumarate) Hydrogels." J. Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, accepted. (2013) In Press

     
     

    Wang, L., Yoon, D.M., Spicer, P.P., Henslee, A.M., Scott, D.W., Wong, M.E., Kasper, F.K., and Mikos, A.G. "Characterization of Porous Polymethylmethacrylate Space Maintainers for Craniofacial Reconstruction." J. Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials, Accepted, 101B: (2013) : 813-825.In Press

     
     

    Yang, Jingjing and Scott, D.W. "Robust Fitting of a Weibull Model with Optional Censoring." Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Accepted (May, 2013) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Box-Muller Transormation." in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computional Statistics, 3 (2011) : 177-179.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Sturges' and Scott's Rules." in International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, M. Lovric, ed., Springer-Verlag (2011) : 1563-1566.

     
     

    Papkov, G.I. and Scott, D.W. (2010) "Local-Monent Nonparametric Density Estimation of Pre-Binned Data." CSDA Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 12 (2010) : 3421-3429.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Averaged Shifted Histogram" In Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, to appear." , 2 (2010) : 160-164.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Histogram." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 2 (2010) : 44-48.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Scott's Rule." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 2 (2010) : 497-502.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Sturges' and Scott's Rules." International Excyclopedia of Statistical ScienceIn Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "L2E Method." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics (2009) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Sturges Rule." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics (2009) In Press

     
     

    Sain, S.R. and Scott, D.W. "Zero-Bias Bandwidths for Locally Adaptive Kernal Density Estimation." Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 29 (2002) : 441-460.

     
     Articles
     

    Lane, J.W. and Scott, D.W. "Robust Linear Quantile Regression." CSDASubmitted

     
     

    Scott, D.W. (2014) "Improving on the Interquartile Range for Robust Scale Estimation." The American StatisticianSubmitted

     
     

    Scott, D.W., Zabell, S., and Anonymous "Old wine in new bottles: Netflow and the sampling of species problem." IDA Working paper, La Jolla, CASubmitted

     
     

    Scott, D.W., Zabell, S., and Anonymous "Old wine in new bottles: Netflow and the sampling of species problem." IDA Working paper (2014) Submitted

     
     

    Chi, E.C. and Scott, D.W. "Robust Parametric Classification and Variable Selection by a Minimum Distance Criterion."  (October 2012) In Press

     
     

    Wang, L., Yoon, D.M., Spicer, P.P., Henslee, A.M., Scott, D.W., Wong, M.E., Kasper, F.K., and Mikos, A.G. "Characterization of Porous Polymethylmethacrylate Space Maintainers for Craniofacial Reconstruction."  (November 2012) In Press

     
     

    Papkov, G.I. and Scott, D.W. "Local-Moment Nonparametric Density Estimation of Pre-Binned Data." CSDA (2008) Submitted

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Scott, W.R. "Smoothed Histograms for Frequency Data on Irregular Intervals." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 62 (2008) : 256-261.

     
     

    Christian, B., Shaw, C., Noyola-Martinez, J., Gustin, M., Scott, D.W. and Guerra, R. "Chromosomal Spatial Correlation of Gene Expression in P. falciparum." Methods of Microarray Data Analysis (2006) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Szewczyk, W.F. "The Stochastic Mode Tree and Clustering." Journal of Computational Graphical Statistics (2006) In Press

     
     

    Christian, B., Shaw, C., Noyola-Martinez, J., Gustin, M., Scott, D.W. and Guerra, R. "Chromosomal Spatial Correlation of Gene Expression." Methods of Microarray Data Analysis (2005) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "The Case for Statistical Graphics." Amstat News (2004)

     
     

    Christian, J.B. and Scott, D.W. "A Theory and Implementation of Smooth Conditional Maps." Digital Government Research Center (2002) In Press

     
     

    Christian, J.B. and Scott, D.W. "Conditional Maps in Arcview." Digital Government Research Center (2002) In Press

     
     

    Fare, R., Scott, D.W., Whittaker, G. and Srinivasan, R. "Spatial Evaluation of Alternative Nonpoint Nutrient Regulatory Instruments." Water Resources Research, 39 (2003) : 1079-1088.In Press

     
     Books
     

    David W. Scott "Multivariate Density Estimation: Theory, Practice, and Visualization." John Wiley, Second Edition (April)


    http://www.amazon.com/Multivariate-Density-Estimation-Practice-Visualization/dp/0471547700
     
     

    Scott, D.W. (2014) "Past, Present, and Future of Statistical Science." CRC Press, (co-editor with five others)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Multidimensional Smoothing and Visualization." Smoothing and Regression. Approaches, Computation and Application. (2000) : 451-470.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Multivariate Density Estimation: Theory, Practice, and Visualization."  (1992)

     
     Book chapters
     

    Minnotte, M.C., Sain, S.R. and Scott, D.W. "Multivariate Visualization by Density Estimation." Handbook of Data Visualization (2008) : 389-414.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Thompson, J.R. "The Impact of I.J. Good on Density Estimation." The Good Book: Thirty Years of Comments, Conjectures and Conclusions (2008) : 7-9.

     
     

    Minnotte, M.C., Sain, S.R. and Scott, D.W. "Multivariate Visualization by Density Estimation." Handbook of Computational Statistics: Concepts and Methods (2006) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Multivariate Density Estimation and Visualization." Handbook of Computational Statistics: Concepts and Methods (2004) : 517-538.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Partial Mixture Estimation and Outlier Detection in Data and Regression."  (2004) : 297-306.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Sain, S.R. "Multi-Dimensional Density Estimation." Data Mining and Computational Statistics, 23 (2004)

     
     Conference papers
     

    Scott, D.W. "Clustering by Local Skewering." Proceedings of the U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics (2005) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Alternatives to Mixture Modeling in High Dimensions."  (2004)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Computational Issues in Nonlinear Optimization for Robust Estimation and Outlier Detection Using a Multivariate Minimum Distance Criterion."  (2004) : 1-3.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Outlier Detection and Clustering by Partial Mixture Modeling."  (2004)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Christian, J.B. "Finding Outliers in Models of Spatial Data." Proceedings of the Third National Conference on Digital Government (2003)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Christian J.B. "Findings Outliers in Models of Spatial Data." Digital Government Research Center (2003) In Press

     
     Other
     

    Yang, Jingjing and Scott, D.W. "Robust Fitting of a Three-Parameter Weibull Model for Contaminated Data with Optional Censoring."  (October 2012) Submitted

     
     

    Chi, E.C. and Scott, D.W. "Robust Prametric Classification and Variable Selection with Minimum Distrance Estimation." Proceedings of the 41st Symposium on the Interface, In Revision

     
     

    Papkov, G. and Scott, D.W. "Local-Moment Nonparametric Density Estimation of Pre-Binned Data ." Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2010) In Press

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Scott, W.R. "Smoothed Histograms for Frequency Data on Irregular Intervals." The American Statistician (2007) Submitted

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Texans Shoot for Mega Millions." Houston Chronicle/Metropolitan Section (2004)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Parametric Statistical Modeling by Minimum Integrated Square Error." Technometrics, 43 (2001) : 274-285.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Probability Density Estimation." International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, in press (2001) : 12095-12099.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Szewczyk, W.F. "From Kernels to Mixtures." Technometrics, 43 (2001) : 323-335.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. and Wojciechowski, W.C. ""Conditioning Multiple Maps," Proceedings of the First National Conference on Digital Government." E. Hovy, Ed. (2001) : 33-39.

     
     

    Baggerly, K.A. and Scott, D.W. "Multivariate Analysis by Data Depth: Descriptive Statistics, Graphics and Inference." Annals of Statistics, 27 (1999) : 843-844.

     
     

    Keating, J.P. and Scott, D.W. "A Primer on Density Estimation for the Great Home Run Race of '98." STATS, 25 (1999) : 16-22.

     
     

    Lane, D. M. and Scott, D.W. "Simulations, Case Studies, and an Online Text: A Web-Based Resource for Teaching Statistics." Metrika, special issue on Interactive Statistics, 51(1) (2000) : 67-90.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Innovations in Model Diagnostics and Fitting Algorithms." Computing Science and Statistics, 32 (2000) : 333.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Parametric Modeling by Minimum L2 Error." Submitted to J. American Statistical Association (1998)

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Remarks on Fitting and Interpreting Mixture Models." Computing Science and Statistics, 31 (1999) : 104-109.

     
     

    Szewczyk, W.F. and Scott, D.W. "Simplifying Mixture Models with Applications." Computing Science and Statistics, 31 (1999) : 118-122.

     
     

    Whittaker, G. and Scott, D.W. "Nonparametric Regression for Analysis of Complex Surveys and Geographic Visualization." Sankhya, Series B, special issue on small-area sampling, 61 (1999) : 202-227.

     
     

    Wojciechowski, W.C. and Scott, D.W. "Robust Location Estimation with L2 Distance." Computing Science and Statisics, 31 (1999) : 292-295.

     
     

    Wojciechowski, W.C. and Scott. D.W. "High-Dimensional Visualization Using Continuous Conditioning." Computing Science and Statistics (2000) : 267-274.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Comment on Paper by J.H. Friedman and N.I. Fisher, 'Bump Hunting in High-Dimensional Data'." Statistics and Computing (1999) : 24-25.

     
     

    Marson, M. and Scott, D.W. "Projection Pursuit via Decomposition of Bias Terms of Kernel Density Estimators of Kernel Density Estimators." Computing Science and Statistics, 29 (1998) : 347-356.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Comment on `Model Indexing and Smoothing Parameter Selection in Nonparametric Function Estimation' by Chong Gu." Statistica Sinica, 8 (1998) : 629-632.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "Density Estimation." Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (1998) : 1134-1139.

     
     

    Scott, D.W. "On Fitting and Adapting of Density Estimates." Computing Science and Statistics, 30 (1998) : 124-133.

     
     

    Whittaker, G. and Scott, D.W. "Applications of the Averaged Shifted Histogram in Environmental Economics." Computing Science in Environmental Economics, 29 (1998) : 570-579.

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    "Partial Mixture Estimation for Outlier Detection, Mapping, and Clustering of Large Datasets." Sixth Annual Winter Workshop on Data Mining, Statistical Learning, and Bioinformatics, University of Florida, Gainesville. (January 2004)

     
     

    "Conditional Maps of Continuous Variables." Interface 2002, Montreal, Canada. (April 18, 2002) With Blair Christian

     
     

    Contributed paper.  "From Kernels to Mixtures to Clusters." Interface 2002, Montreal, Canada. (April 18, 2002) With Bill Szewczyk

     
     

    "Modeling the Stochastic Frontier with a Nonparametric Criterion." Annual Meeting of the French Statistical Society, Brussels, Belgium. (May 16, 2002)

     
     

    "Remarks on Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." Workshop on Statistical Modeling and Inference, Institute of Statistics, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. (May 21, 2002)

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Revisiting I.J. Good's Bump Surgery Algorithm." Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA. (August 4, 2014)

     
     

    "Three Easy Pieces: Bumps, Modes, and Mixtures." Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, (August 29, 2014)

     
     

    "Three Easy Pieces: Modes, Bumps, and Mixtures." Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina, (November 3, 2014)

     
     

    "Can the Carnegie University Classification Methodology be Improved?." Los Alamos National Labs. (03/19/2012)

     
     

    "Robust Methods for Forecast Aggregation." Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), San Diego, CA. (08/01/2012) With with Jaime Ramos

     
     

    "Can Robust Quantile Regression Improve Valuation of Baseball Players?." Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami Beach, FL. (08/01/2011)

     
     

    Colloquium Talk.  "Can the Carnegie University Classification Methodology be Improved?." Rice University, Department of Statistics, Houston. (09/12/2011)

     
     

    Author.  "Quantile Regression, Time Series, and Extremes with Applications to Business Forecasting and Risk Management." Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami Beach, FL. (08/01/2011)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium.  "Visualizing Model Uncertainty." Ohio State University, Department of Statistics, Columbus. (03/10/2011)

     
     

    "A Statistician Looks at Uncertainty." Invited Colloquium, Flury Lecture, University of Indiana. (March 22, 2010)

     
     

    "Hiding from Decision Tree Detectors." JSM Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, Canada. (Aug 2010)

     
     

    "How to Stand Out in the Interview." Workshop on Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, Rice University, NSF Advance, Houston, TX. (September 20, 2010)

     
     

    Speaker.  "Looking at Uncertainty." Department of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX. (March 22, 2010)

     
     

    "Parametric Methods for Smooth Quantile Regression." 41st Symposium on the Interface of Statistics, Seattle. (June 17, 2010)

     
     

    "Robust Parametric Classification and Variable Selection with Minimum Distance Estimation." 41st Symposium on the Interface of Statistis, Seattle. (June 17, 2010)

     
     

    "A Statistician Looks at Uncertainty." Invited Colloquium, Flury Lecture, University of Indiana. (March 3, 2009)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Colloquium, Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute. (June 9, 2009)

     
     

    "JSM - Contributed Talk - Streaming Poisson Data." JSM, Washington, DC. (August 6, 2009)

     
     

    "LANL - Streaming Poisson Data." LANL, Los Alamos. (May 6, 2009)

     
     

    "Streaming Poisson Data." Army Conference on Applied Statistics, VMI, (October 22-24, 2009)

     
     

    "Understanding Feature Spaces for Biometrics Applications." VIGRE Seminar, Rice University, Houston, TX. (March 18, 2009)

     
     

    "How to Choose a Journal." HISS/ASA Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers, Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver, CO. (August 3, 2008)

     
     

    "Poisson Streams of Data." Research Seminar, Sabre Inc., (August 21, 2008)

     
     

    "Clustering via Mixture and Kernel Density Estimation." Dept. of Statistics, Rice University - Collloquium Series, Houston, TX. (January 26, 2006)

     
     

    "Data Mining Without Bounds." NAS Committee on Technical and Privacy Dimensions of Information for Terrorism Prevention and Other National Goals, Washington, DC. (April 27, 2006)

     
     

    "Discussion of Three Papers By Minnotte, Stuetzle, and Loader." Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA. (August 6, 2006)

     
     

    "Graphical Methods for Understanding Parameter Uncertainty." CompStat 2006, Rome, Italy. (August 31, 2006)

     
     

    "Multivariate Visualization by Density Estimation." Data and Information Visualization Workshop, Humboldt University, Berlin Germany. (August 24, 2006)

     
     

    "Remarks on Optimal Smoothing of Histograms." 38th Symposium on the Interface of Statistics, Computing Science, and Applications, Pasadena, CA. (May 6, 2006)

     
     

    "Remarks on Optimal Smoothing of Histograms and Visualizing Parameter Sensitivity." Department of Defense, Washington D.C.. (November 13, 2006)

     
     

    "Remarks on Optimal Smoothing of Histograms and Visualizing Parameter Sensitivity." Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. (November 2, 2006)

     
     

    "Remarks on Optimal Smoothing of Histograms and Visualizing Parameter Sensitivity." Dept. of Statistics, Penn State University, State College, PA. (December 7, 2006)

     
     

    "Testing for Bimodality with Mixture Models." KNEMO, Capri, Italy. (September 6, 2006)

     
     

    "Understanding Feature Spaces for Biometrics Applications." AAAS Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO. (February 20, 2006)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Rice University Mathematics Initiative, Pin Oaks Middle School. (June 26, 2005)

     
     

    "Introductory Overview Lecture on Multivariate Density Estimation." Joint Statistical Meeting, Minneapolis. (August 1, 2005)

     
     

    "Mixtures at the Interface." Sabre Decision Technologies, (June 29, 2005)

     
     

    "Mixtures at the Interface." Los Alamos National Labs, (June 21, 2005)

     
     

    "Mixtures at the Interface." National Security Agency, (July 14, 2005)

     
     

    "Remarks on Mixtures and Kernels for Density-Based Clustering." Colloquium - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. (October 3, 2005)

     
     

    "Remarks on Mixtures of Regressions." ENAR, Austin, TX. (March 23, 2005)

     
     

    "Understanding and Visualization of Feature Spaces for Biometics Applications." National Academy of Sciences,

     
     

    "Visualization, Feature Discovery and Uncertainty." National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C. (March 3-4, 2005)

     
     

    "Alternatives to Mixture Modeling in High Dimensions." Interface of Computing Science and Statistics, Baltimore, MD. (May 2004)

     
     

    "Comments on Receiving the Army Wilks Award." U.S. Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Atlanta, GA. (October 2004)

     
     

    "Data Mining by Skewering a Data Cloud." 6th World Congress of theBernoulli Society, Barcelona, Spain. (July 2004)

     
     

    "Data Mining, Clustering, and Robust Partial Mixture Estimaiton." Merck-Temple Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (October 2004)

     
     

    "Gaussian Mixture Estimation with Incomplete Models." Fifth Biennial International Conference of the International Indian Statistical Association, Athens, GA. (May 2004)

     
     

    "Gaussian Mixture Regression." SABRE, Dallas, TX. (April 2004)

     
     

    "Outlier Detection and Clustering by Partial Mixture Modeling." COMSTAT 2004, Prague, Czech Republic. (August 2004)

     
     

    "Outlier Detection and Digital Government Applications." National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO. (October 2004)

     
     

    "Solving Unusual Problems in Statistics." Houston Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Houston, TX. (April 2004)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Remarks on Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." Data Mining Workshop, CSE, Ottawa, Canada. (November, 13, 2002)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Remarks on Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." IBM Research, White Plains, New York. (June 28, 2002)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Some Insights on Handling Outliers in Data Mining and Regression." NASA Faculty Fellowship Program, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton Virginia. (July 30, 2002)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical in Policy." Cleveland Chapter of the ASA, Cleveland State University. (June 5, 2002)

     
     

    "Discussion and New Opportunities for Visualization." Data Visualization Workshop, Augsburg, Germany. (October 6-9, 2002)

     
     

    "Rich Mixtures for Multidimensional Smoothing." Nonparametric Section Joint Statistical Meetings, New York City. (August 12, 2002) With Bill Szewczyk

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    Keynote Address.  "Visualizing Model Uncertainty." Rice University, Math School Project annual meetings, Houston. (09/24/2011)

     
     

    "Mixtures at the Interface." Joint Meeting of the Interface of Computing Sciences and Statistics and the Classification Society of North America, St. Louis, Missouri. (June 9, 2005)

     
     Lectures
     

    "Lectures on Density Estimation, Clustering, Visualization, and Discrimination." Rice University Summer Institute of Statistics, Houston, TX. (July 5-8, 2005) With Javier Rojo, PI

     
     

    "Data Mining by Estimation, Clustering, Visualization and Discrimination." Rice University Summer Institute of Statistics, Houston, TX. (July 2004)

     
     

    "Histogram Calibration and Visual Clustering." Math Stat Lecture, Trinity University and University of Texas San Antonio. (November 2004)

     
     

    "Mode-Based Clustering and Data Skewers." Dept of Mathematics, University of Colorado, Denver, CO. (October 2004)

     
     

    "Partial Mixture Estimation and Outlier Detection in Data Regression." Statistics Dept, Carnegie Mellon University. (January 2004)

     
     

    "Partial Mixture Estimation and Outlier Detection in Data Regression." Statistics Dept University of Iowa, (March 2004)

     
     

    "Robust Minimum Distance Mixture and Regression Modeling." Dept of Statistics Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. (October 2004)

     
     Other
     

    "Five Easy Pieces." UT School of Public Health, Houston, TX. (Feb 21, 2013)

     
     

    "Robust Fitting of a Three-Parameter Weibull Model for Contaminated Survival Data with Optional Censoring." Joing Statistical Meetings, Montreal, Canada. (Aug 8, 2013) With Jingjing Yang, presenter

     
     

    "The LASSO: Forward and Backward." Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Montreal, Canada. (Aug 5, 2013)

     
     

    Contributed Talk.  "Can the Carnegie Research University Classification Methodology be Improved?." Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami. (08/02/2011)

     
     

    "Multivariate Outlier Detection and Streaming Poisson Data." Invited Colloquium, University of Georgia, Georgia. (October 14, 2008)

     
     

    "Multivariate Outlier Detection by Partial Mixture Fits." Special Contributed Session, Joint Statistical Meetings, Denver. (August 3, 2008)

     
     

    "Conference of Texas Statisticians." SMU, Dallas, TX. (April 1-2, 2005)

     
     

    "Statistics on Networks." National Academy of Science, Washington D.C. (September 26-27, 2005)

     
     

    Invited Presentation.  "A New Approach to Finding and Testing Clusters." Workshop on Development and Challenges in Mixture Models, Bump Hunting and Measurement Error Models, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. (June 2, 2002)

     
     

    "A New Approach to Finding and Testing Clusters." SCBMB Seminar, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. (February 13, 2002)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium.  "After Maximum Likelihood, What?." Exxon-Mobil Co., Houston, TX. (April 26, 2002)

     
     

    Discussant.  "Clustering and Mixture Modeling Application." ENAR/IMS, Arlington, Virginia. (March 18, 2002) With Speakers: Burce Lindsay, Carey, Priebe, Guenther Walther

     
     

    Invited Tutorial.  "Multivariate Density Estimation and Visual Clustering." CSE, Ottawa, Canada. (November 14, 2002)

     
     

    Invited Tutorial.  "Multivariate Density Estimation and Visual Clustering." Eighth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Edmontont, Alberta, Canada. (July 25, 2002)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium.  "Partial Component Regression." Sabre, Dallas, TX. (April 12, 2002)

     
     

    Contributed paper.  "Partial Component Regression." Interface 2002, Montreal, Cananda. (April 18, 2002)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium speaker.  "Patial Mixture Estimation for Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (September 27, 2002)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium speaker.  "Remarks on Fitting Mixtures of Regression and Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University. (12/06/2002)

     
     

    Invited Colloquium.  "Remarks on Handling Outliers in Data and Regression." Department of Statistics, Unversity of Chicago. (October 14, 2002)

     
     

    Participant.  "Statistics: Challenges & Opportunities for the 21st Century." Information Technology Group, NSF Workshop, Arlington, VA. (May 6-8, 2002)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What?." Plenary Address, SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (July 10, 2001)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Colloquium, Case Western Reserve University. (March 7, 2001)

     
     

    "Clustering by Partial Mixture Estimation." Invited talk, Nonlinear Estimation and Classification Workshop, Mathematical Science Research Institute, Berekely. (March 19, 2001)

     
     

    "Conditioning Multiple Maps." Invited talk, National Conference for Digital Government Research, Los Angeles, CA. (May 21, 2001) With W. Wojciechowski

     
     

    "Finding Outliers in Regression Data." Joint Statistical Meeting, Atlanta, GA. (August 8, 2001)

     
     

    "Invited Panelist, Journal Pane Session." Fifth North American Meeting of New Researchers, IMS, Georgia Tech, Atlanta. (August 3, 2001)

     
     

    "Nonparametric Clustering." Invited talk, Conference on Nonparametrics in Large, Multidimensional Data Mining, SMU, Dallas, TX. (January 13, 2001)

     
     

    "Nonparametric Clustering." Invited talk, 33rd Symposium on the interface of Computing Science and Statistics, Los Angeles, CA. (June 14, 2001)

     
     

    "Nonparametric Clustering." Colloquium, Case Western Reserve University, (March 6, 2001)

     
     

    "Nonparametric Clustering fo Data Mining." Colloquium, University of Texas, Austin, TX. (April 20, 2001)

     
     

    "On a New Approach to Robust Estimation." 7th US Army Conference On Applied Statistics, Santa Fe, NM. (Octobert 24, 2001)

     
     

    "Outlier Detection and Minimum Distance Applications." Invited Minisymposium Talk, SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (July 10, 2001) With Bill Szewczyk

     
     

    "Outlier Detection by a Minimum Distance Criterion." Invited talk, Southern Regional Conference on Statistics, St . Augustine, FL. (June 4, 2001)

     
     

    "Outlier Detection in Maps." NSF Digital Government Workshop, Washington, DC. (November 1-2, 2001)

     
     

    "Parametric Estimation with a Nonparametric Criterion." Colloquium, Dept of Statistics, Rice University, Houston, TX. (September 17, 2001)

     
     

    "The Role of Continuity in Visualization of High-Dimensional Data." Colloquium, Case Western Reserve University. (March 8, 2001)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Scientia Colloquium, Rice University, Houston, TX. (December 5, 2000)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Sabre, Dallas, TX. (December 9, 2000)

     
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Statistics Colloquium, Los Alamos National Lab. (December 15, 2000)

     
     

    "Bank Failures, Household Income Distribution, and Robust Mixture Modeling (Invited talk)." Washington Statistical Society, Washington, D.C. (May 31, 2000)

     
     

    "Clustering and Partial Mixture Estimation, (Contributed talk)." Army Conference on Applied Statistics, Houston, TX. (October 18, 2000)

     
     

    "Colloquium." Department of Statistics, George Washington University , Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2000)

     
     

    "Colloquium." National Security Agency, (2000)

     
     

    "Feature Testing by Kernel Patches and Mixture Estimation (Invited Presentation)." ENAR/IMS Meetings, Chicago, IL. (March 19, 2000)

     
     

    "From Bumps to Modes to Statistical Clustering (Invited Presentation) ." Sabre, Inc. , Dallas, TX. (March 26, 2000)

     
     

    "Graphical Data Mining With Applications (Plenary talk) Panel discussion on Future of Data Mining." Taller Internacional de Mineria de Datos, Colegio de Postgrado. , Texcoco, Mexico. (September 28,2000 and September 29, 20000)

     
     

    "High-Dimensional Data Analysis, Visualization, and Nonparametric Function Estimation (Short Course, 7 hours)." III Taller de Computacion Matematica,CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico. (July 3-6, 2000)

     
     

    "Multivariate Density Estimation and Visual Clustering (Short Course)." National Security Agency; Sabre Inc., Spring 2000, (March/April 2000)

     
     

    "No Title." CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico. (July 5, 2000)

     
     

    "Remarks on Fitting and Interpreting Mixture Models (Invited Talk)." Institute for Defense Analysis, Bowie, Maryland. (Spring 2000)

     
     

    "Robust Mixture Modeling and Applications." Colloquium, Department of Statistics, Case Western Reserve University. (March 3,2000)

     
     

    "Robust Mixture Modeling and Data Mining Applications (Invited Speaker)." Data Mining Theme, Army Reserch Laboratory, Aberdeen, Maryland. (April 27, 2000)

     
     

    "The Role of Continuity in Visualization of High-Dimensional Data." Invited Presentation, Joint Statistical Meetings, Indianapolis, IN. (August 17, 2000)

     
     

    "The Role of Continuity in Visualization of High-Dimensional Data (Invited Presentation)." Joint Statistical Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (August 17, 20000)

     
     

    "Unusual Regressions: Coping with Practical Problems (Invited Presentation)." Groundwater Session, Dallas, TX. (January 10, 2000)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What?." Mathematics Colloquium, IDA-CCR, Princeton, NJ. (May 3, 1999)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Stochastic Frontier Modeling." Mathematical Sciences Colloquium, Johns Hopkins University. (September 14, 1999)

     
     

    "Keynote Address." Mid-Atlantic Probability and Statistics Day , University of Maryland, Baltimore County. (November 13, 1999)

     
     

    "Modeling the Stochastic Frontier with a Nonparametric Criterion (Invited Talk)." Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD. (August 10, 1999)

     
     

    "Multivariate Spatial Estimation and Robust Estimation (Invited Talk)." National Academy of Sciences, Workshop on Statistical Methods for Reducing Uncertainty in Ocean Sciences Models , Washington, D.C. (September 13-14, 1999)

     
     

    "Robust Mixture Modeling and Applications." Statistics Colloquium, Rutgers University. (November 3, 1999)

     
     

    "Statistics Colloquium." Virginia Tech. (October 21, 1999)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What?." Mathematics Colloquium, National Security Agency. (August 20, 1998)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Stochastic Frontier Modeling." Econometrics Seminar, Rice University. (October 30, 1998)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? With Econometric Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Stochastic Frontier Modeling." Colloquium, SABRE Technology, Dallas, TX. (November 6, 1998)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Remarks on Econometric Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Frontier Modeling." Statistics Colloquium, Texas A&M University. (October 1, 1998)

     
     

    "After Maximum Likelihood, What? Remarks on Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Frontier Modeling." Statistics Colloquium, Rice University. (October 14, 1998)

     
     

    "Clustering Techniques with an Application to Tissue Typing using 3D MRI Slices." Image Research Workshop, Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center. (July 26, 1998)

     
     

    "Clustering and Density Estimation With Massive Data Sets." Statistics Colloquium, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. (March 4, 1998)

     
     

    "Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends Using Minimum Distance Criteria." Clifford Conference, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. (October 23-25, 1998)

     
     

    "On Fitting and Adapting of Density Estimates." Houston Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Houston. (May 12, 1998)

     
     

    "Remarks on Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Frontier Modeling." Statistics Colloquium, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. (March 4, 1998)

     
     

    "Remarks on Fitting Mixtures With Applications to Income Distribution Trends and Frontier Modeling." Statistics Colloquium, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. (June 9, 1998)

     
     

    "Statistics and Massive Data Sets: A New Look at Exploration Challenges and the Method of Moments." Mathematics Colloquium, University of Arizona, Tucson. (March 12, 1998)

     
     

    "Structure Criteria and Visualization for Projection Pursuit." Data Visualization in Statistics workshop, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. (July 6-10, 1998)

     
     Posters
     

    "Analyzing Leveraged ETF Behavior Using Nonparametric Density Estimation." Poster with Matthew Ginley, SRCOS 2014 Summer Research Conference, Galveston, TX. (June 2, 2014)

     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    Invited Presentation.  "Smoothed Histograms on Irregular Meshes with Streaming Data." 13th Army Conference of Applied Statistics, Rice University. (October 15, 2007)

     
     Workshops
     

    "Assessing Risk and Fairness: The Role of Statistical Science in Policy." Rice University School Mathematics Project, Rice Middle School, Houston, TX. (February 4, 2006)

     
     

    "Technology, Policy and Cultural Dimensions of Biometric Systems." Washington D.C. (March 15-16, 2005)

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editor, COPSS 50th Anniversary Volume: Past, Present and Future of Statistical Science. along with Xihong Lin, Christian Genest, David Banks, Geert Molenberghs, David Scott, and Jane-Ling Wang.. (2014 - 2014)

     Editor, Computational Statistics. Wiley WIRES. (2008 - 2014)

     Other, External Reviewer, Applied Math and Statistics. Johns Hopkins University. (2013 - 2013)

     Other, Member, Advisory Board, Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP). (2005 - 2014)

     Other, Member, IASC Publications Committee. (2003 - 2014)

     Other, Executive editor, Computational Statistics. Wiley WIRES. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Editorial Board, Statistics Surveys, IMS on-line journal. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Probability and Statistics Series, John Wiley & Sons. (2014 - 2014)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Statistics Surveys. IMS on-line Journal. (2009 - 2009)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. (2009 - 2009)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Statistics Surveys, IMS online Journal. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Probability and Statistics Series. John Wiley & Sons. (2005 - 2005)

     Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. (2001 - 2001)

     Editor, Proceedings of the 29th Symposium on the Interface, Houston, TX, May 14-17, 1997. Interface Foundation of North America. (1998 - 1998)

     Associate Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. (2006 - 2006)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Probability and Statistics Series, John Wiley & Sons. John Wiley & Sons. (2006 - 2006)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Richard Swartz, Ph.D The Identification Process: Bayesian Sequential Classification. (2002) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Nancy Glenn, Ph.D Robust Empirical Likelihood. (2002) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Nancy Glenn, Ph.D Robust Empirical Likelihood. (2002) (Thesis Co-Director)

     Hsi-Guang Sung, Ph.D Gaussian Mixture Regression and Classification. (2004) (Thesis Director)

     Constance Leidy, Ph.D High Order Linking Forms. (2004) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Clayton Scott, Ph.D Dyadic Decision Trees. (2004) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Andrew Askew, Ph.D Measurement of the Cross Section. (2004) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Michael S. Merrit, Ph.D A Sensitivity-Driven Greedy Approach to Fluence Map Optimization in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. (2006) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Alena Ixmocane Scott, Ph.D Denoising by Wavelet Thresholding Using Multivariate Minimum Distance Partial Density Estimation. (2006) (Thesis Director)

     Jose-Miguel Yamal, Ph.D. Multilevel Plytomous Classification. (2006) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Eric Chi, Ph.D. Parametric Classification and Variable Selection by the Minimum Integrated Squared Error Criterion. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Mathias Ricken, Ph.D. A Framework for Testing Concurrent Programs. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jiaqi Hao, Ph.D. Essays on Productivity Analysis. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Paul Mattione, Ph.D. Photoproduction on the Deuteron. (2011) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jonathan Lane, Ph.D. Robust Quantile Regression. (2011) (Thesis Director)

     Soyeon Kim, Ph.D. Biomarker Selection for Personalized Medicine in Randomized Clinical Trials using Penalized Logistic Regression Methods. (2013) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Michelle Prewitt, Ph.D. Search for the Rare Decay B0(s) to mu+mu- at D0. (2013) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Justin Silver, Ph.D. Robust Parametric Functional Component Estimation Using a Divergence Family. (2013) (Thesis Director)

     Fei Jiang, Ph.D. Bayesian Decision-Theoretic Method and Semiparametric Approach with Applications in Clinical Trial Designs and Longitudinal Studies. (2013) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jaime Ramos, Ph.D. Aggregating Expertise. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Alena Scott, Ph.D Wavelet Denoising Using L2E. (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     2016 Nancy Moore and J. Thomas Eubank Prize in Computational Statistics Elected Member,, ISI/IASC Executive Committee, 2015-2017

     Presidential Mentoring Award, Rice University (April 25, 2012.)

     Founders Award, American Statistical Association (August 5, 2008)

     Elected Member, Board of Directors, (2004-2008)

     Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1990)

     American Statistical Association Fellowship, American Statistical Association (1990)

     Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1987)

     Winner of the U.S. Army Wilks Award, 50th Army Conference on Applied Statistics (Oct 2004)

     Elected, Council Member, International Assoc of Statistical Computing (IASC) (1999-2003)

     Member, ASA Noether Award Committe (2000-2001)

     Member, Special ASA Electroni Publications Task Force (2001-02)

     Program Chair, Summer Research Conference in Stats (June 3-6, 2001)

     Council of Section Representative, ASA Section on Computer Graphics (1/99-12/01)

     President (Elect-Past), Section of Statistical Graphics, ASA, (1993-96)

     Member, Editoral Board, Probabilty and Statistics Series, John Wiley & Sons (1994-)

     Member , ASA Committee on Electronic Communications (1999-2001)

     President, Board of Directors , Interface of Computing Science and Statistics Foundation (1998-2000)

     Member, Section Fellows Nominating Committee (1999-2000)

     Program Chair, Nonparametrics Section, Joint Statistical Meetings (August 6-10, 2000)

     Co-Chair, ASA Committee on Electronic Communications (2001)

     Editor, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics (2000-2003)

     Elected, Council Member, International Association of Statistical Computing (1999-2003)

     Member, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, Board on Mathematical Sciences, The National Science Foundation (9/1/2000-6/30/2003)

     President, Interface of Computer Science and Statistics Foundation (1998-1999)

     Member, ASA Committe on Electronic Communications (1999-2001)

    Positions Held
     Elected Chairman of the Board, Interface Foundation. (2012 - 2012)

     Elected, Council Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2004 - 2004)

     Member, NSF MSPA-MCS Panel. (2006 - 2006)

     Elected, Council Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Elected, Council Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2002 - 2002)

     Elected, Council Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, Board on Mathematical Sciences, The National Academies. (2000 - 2000)

     Elected Member, Board of Directors, Interface of Computing Science and Statistics Foundation. (2005 - 2005)

     Elected Chairman of the Board, Interface Foundation. (2004 - 2004)

     Elected, Council Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, U.S. National Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), Policy and Global Affairs Division, The National Academies. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, NSF DMS Proposal Screening Panel. (2002 - 2002)

     Member, ASA Noether Award Committee. (2000 - 2000)

     Chair, Organizing Committee and Leader, The National Academies, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics. (2002 - 2002)

     Member, NSF DMS Proposal Screening Panel. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, U.S. National Committee on Data for Science and Technology, Policy and Global Affairs Division. (2005 - 2005)

     Elected Member, Board of Directors, Interface of Computing Science and Statistics Foundation. (2004 - 2004)

     Board Member, IMS. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, NSF Proposal Screening Panel. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, Board on Mathematical Sciences. (2005 - 2005)

     Elected, IMS Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2002 - 2002)

     Council Committee to Select Administrative Officers (Chair), IMS. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, Board on Mathematical Sciences, The National Academies. (2004 - 2004)

     Chair, Organizing Committee and Leader, The National Academies, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Program Committee, National Science Foundation. (2002 - 2002)

     Organizer, Analysis of Very Large Datasets, Interface 2004. (2004 - 2004)

     Member, NSF DMS Graduate Fellowship Panel. (2005 - 2005)

     Chair of Ad Hoc Investment Committee and Member, IMS. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, IASC Publications Committee. (2005 - 2005)

     Chair, Organizing Committee and Leader, Statistical Analyiss of Massive Data Streams, "The National Academies, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Editorial Board , Probability and Statistics Series, John Wiley and Sons. (2004 - 2004)

     Elected Member, Board of Directors, Interface of Computing Science and Statistics Foundation. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, National Science Foundation Vision 2000 Workshop, "Statistics". (2002 - 2002)

     Member, ASA-SIAM book series task force. (2004 - 2004)

     Organizer/Discussant, ENAR/IMS. (2002 - 2002)

     Member, IASC Publications Committee. (2006 - 2006)

     Elected, IMS Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2005 - 2005)

     Elected, IMS Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Appraisal Consultant, Ontario Council on Graduate Students, Department of Statistics, University of Western Ontario. (2002 - 2002)

     Member, Who's Who in America. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, IASC Publications Committee. (2004 - 2004)

     IMS Council Committee, IMS Committee to Select Administrative Officers. (2005 - 2005)

     Elected, IMS Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Program Committee, National Science Foundation. (2003 - 2003)

     Elected, IMS Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. (2004 - 2004)

     Member, American Statistical Association. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, ASA Noether Award Committee. (2002 - 2002)

     Member, Program Comittee, National Science Foundation, Case Western University. (2003 - 2003)

     IMS Council Committee to Select Administrative Officers. (2004 - 2004)

     Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, National Science Foundation Vision 2000 Workshop, "Statistics". (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Royal Statistical Society. (2006 - 2006)

     Organizer/Discussant, ENAR/IMS. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, American Mathematical Association. (2006 - 2006)

     Appraisal Consultant, Ontario Council on Graduate Students, Department of Statistics, University of Western Ontario. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, The American Mathematical Society. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, ASA Noether Award Committee. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Classificantion Society of North America. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Interface Foundation of North America. (2006 - 2006)