Professor Fan Wins ASA Award

Professor Jianqing Fan in closeup.

Professor Jianqing Fan will receive the Noether Senior Scholar Award for 2018 at the Joint Statistical meetings (JSM2018) in Canada this summer. This award, given by the American Statistical Association, is given to a distinguished senior researcher or teacher “For outstanding contributions to the theory, methods, applications and teaching of nonparametric statistics”. (ASA17) Professor Fan will give a keynote lecture at the JSM2018 titled “Nonparametric: the genesis of machine learning”.