Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Rich Levine Elected ASA Fellow
The SDSU statistics professor is among this year's 53 American Statistical Association Fellows.
Professor Richard Levine received the title of Fellow of the American Statistical Association by ASA President Sastry Patula at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, Canada, on Aug. 3.
San Diego State statistics professor Richard Levine was among 53 people named Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).
The Fellows, who came from the United States, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand and South Korea, received certificates during a ceremony at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, Canada, on Aug. 3.
Levine was chosen for his “outstanding methodological contributions and groundbreaking applicates in the area of Monte Carlo statistical methods, for curricular developments and teaching innovations in computational statistics, and for exemplary service to the profession."
About ASA Fellows
The designation of Fellow has been an exceptional honor in the ASA for more than 90 years. Each year the ASA Committee on Fellows can elect no more than one-third of one percent of the total ASA membership as Fellows.
Individuals are nominated for the honor by fellow members and, to be selected, must have an established reputation and made outstanding contributions in some aspect of statistical work and to the statistics profession.
About the American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA), a scientific and educational society founded in Boston in 1839, is the second oldest continuously operating professional society in the United States.
For more than 170 years, ASA has been providing its 18,000 members serving in academia, government, and industry and the public with up-to-date, useful information about statistics. The ASA has a proud tradition of service to statisticians, quantitative scientists, and users of statistics across a wealth of academic areas and applications.