Bio

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EDUCATION


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 1990
  • M.S. in Statistics, 1986

Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

  • B.S. in Mathematics, 1983 (cum laude)

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Department of Statistics

  • Professor, Oct. 2005 to present
  • Associate Professor, Oct. 1997 – Sep. 2005
  • Assistant Professor, Sep. 1990 – Sep. 1997

Translational Data Analytics Institute

  • Affiliated Faculty, Aug. 2015 to present
  • Faculty in Residence, Nov. 2017 to present

General Clinical Research Center

  • Biostatistician, (25% FTE) Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2008

Department of Psychology

  • Visiting Associate Professor, (on leave from Dept. of Statistics) Jan. – Mar. 2004

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

  • Associate Professor, Sep. 1997 – Sep. 1998 (on leave from The Ohio State University)

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Department of Statistics

  • Teaching Assistant, Fall 1988, Spring 1989, Fall 1989, and Spring 1990
  • Statistical Consultant, Summer 1989
  • Assistant System Manager, Fall 1986 – Fall 1987
  • Course Assistant, Fall 1985, Spring 1986, and Spring 1988

Istituto per le Applicazioni della Matematica e dell’Informatica, Milan, Italy

  • Research Associate, Jan. 1985 ­ – Aug. 1985

HONORS AND MEMBERSHIPS          


  • 2008 Dennis V. Lindley Prize for innovative research in Bayesian Statistics: Honorable Mention for the article “Bayesian Model Diagnostics Based on Artificial Autoregressive Errors.”
  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
  • Member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
  • Associate Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
  • Member of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.

EDITORIAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


  • Associate Editor for Reviews of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and The American Statistician; Jan. 2002 – Dec. 2007.
  • Associate Editor of Bayesian Analysis; 2004 – Feb. 2016.
  • Co-Editor of Bayesian Analysis; 2015 to present.

 

  • President of the Columbus Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Spring 1994 – Spring 1996.
  • Co-Editor (Graphics Section) of the “Statistical Computing & Statistical Graphics Newsletter” of the American Statistical Association, Jan. 1996 – Dec. 1997.
  • Section on Statistical Graphics (SSG) of the American Statistical Association:
    • Program Chair Elect, Sep. 2000 – Aug. 2001.
    • Program Chair, Sep. 2001 – Aug. 2002 (Organized the SSG program for the 2002 Joint Statistical Meetings, New York, NY).
    • Section Chair-Elect, Jan. 2004 – Dec. 2004, Section Chair, Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2005, Section Past-Chair, Jan. 2006 – Dec. 2006.
  • Representative of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis on the Program Committee of 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, Canada.