Jianqing Fan elected to the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium

Nov. 10, 2023

The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium, a Royal Scientific Society founded in 1772, has elected ORFE Professor Jianqing Fan as a Foreign Member of the Class of Natural Sciences for his fundamental contributions to nonparametric modeling, high-dimensional statistics, machine learning, data science, and financial economics.

The Academy is a society of outstanding scientists, artists and business leaders whose members gain entry through election by three patrons within the Academy.  Each member’s key task is to think and debate about matters of social, scientific and artistic importance in an open and interdisciplinary manner.