Department of Mathematical Sciences

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Robert Serfling Elected as Program Chair of the Nonparametric Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association

Robert Serfling has been elected by the membership of the American Statistical Association to the offices of 2007 Program Chair-Elect and 2008 Program Chair for the Section on Nonparametric Statistics.

In these capacities, Serfling will organize the invited and contributed sessions in the area of nonparametric statistics for the 2007 and 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Nonparametric statistics represents a chief subarea within the field of statistics and is one of Serfling's leading research interests.

As the major annual statistical gathering in North America, the Joint Statistical Meetings are conducted by the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the International Biometrics Society, and the Statistical Society of Canada.

  • Updated: February 6, 2006