Browsing articles in "Obituary"
Aug 29, 2013

Obituary: Maurice Priestley 1933–2013

Maurice Bertram Priestley, Professor emeritus of the University of Manchester, UK, was an outstanding, influential and highly respected figure in the field of time series analysis. His book on Spectral [ More.. ]

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Aug 29, 2013

Obituary: Wenbo Li 1963–2013

Wenbo V. Li, professor of mathematical sciences at the University of Delaware, died suddenly of heart failure on January 26, 2013, near his home in Newark, Delaware. He was 49 [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: August 2013

Featuring news about David Donoho; Kathryn Roeder; Maurice Priestley; C R Rao; Donald Richards; Wenbo Li

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Jul 16, 2013

Obituary: George E. P. Box, 1919–2013

George Box. Photo: Brent Nicastro  “Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise.”    Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland GEORGE EDWARD PELHAM BOX, professor emeritus of Statistics and of Industrial & [ More.. ]

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Jul 16, 2013

Obituary: William J. Studden, 1935–2013

Bill Studden in 1970. Photo: Purdue University Department of Statistics William J. Studden passed away suddenly on March 19th, 2013. Bill was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on September 30, [ More.. ]

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May 16, 2013

Obituary: Donald L. Burkholder, 1927–2013

Donald Lyman Burkholder died in his sleep on April 14, 2013, in Urbana, Illinois. He was born January 19, 1927, in Octavia, Nebraska, the fourth of five children of Elmer [ More.. ]

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May 16, 2013

Obituary: Martin B. Wilk, 1922–2013

Martin B. Wilk, OC, died in Yorba Linda, California, on February 19, 2013; he was 90. Throughout his career, Martin demonstrated that a statistician can successfully span academia, industry and [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Damaraju Raghavarao, 1938–2013

Professor Damaraju Raghavarao, the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Statistics in Fox School of Business, Temple University, died suddenly from cardiac arrest brought on by flu on February 6, 2013. [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Bob Blumenthal, 1931–2012

Robert McCallum Blumenthal passed away on November 8, 2012 at the age of 81, after a long illness. Bob, as he was known to one and all, was a mathematician [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Dayanand Naik, 1952–2012

Dayanand N. Naik, who was a Professor of Statistics at Old Dominion University in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012, after a three-year [ More.. ]

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Feb 27, 2013

Obituary: George Casella, 1951-2012

George Casella, a leading figure in the field of statistics, passed away on June 17, 2012, after a nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 61. George’s influence on research [ More.. ]

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Blackwell Lecture

Contributing Editor Peter Bickel writes: David Blackwell died on July 8, 2010. Since that time there have been a number of celebrations of his life and accomplishments: memorial sessions in [ More.. ]

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Dec 19, 2012

Obituary: W. Jackson Hall 1930–2012

W. Jackson “Jack” Hall, PhD, Fellow of the IMS, Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester, died peacefully [ More.. ]

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Jul 18, 2012

George Casella, 1951-2012

IMS Fellow George Casella passed away on June 17, aged 61, after a nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. George was born in Bronx, NY, where he attended the Bronx High [ More.. ]

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Jul 18, 2012

Obituary: Kesar Singh, 1955–2012

Kesar Singh, a beloved colleague, friend, teacher and extraordinary researcher, left us forever, and far too soon, on Wednesday May 16, 2012. Kesar had had a massive heart attack the [ More.. ]

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