At Temple University
Presently serving as
Department Chair, 2012-
Chair, Recruiting Committee, 2009 - 2012
Member, Personnel Committee, 2011 – 2012
Chair, Department Executive Committee, 2009 -
Vice Chair, Department Executive Committee, 2008 -2009
Member, Graduate Affairs Committee (since 1987)
Ph.D. Advisory Committee
Nicolle Clements (Proposal defended)
Served before as
Director, Graduate Programs in Statistics, 1991-1994
Member, Recruiting Committee, 2006-2008
Colloquium Organizer, 2005-2009
Member, Personnel Committee, 2003-2005
Chair, Stat 21 Common Final Exam Committee, Spring, 2001
Member, Personnel Committee, 1999 - 2001
Member, Graduate Affairs Committee, 1987-1991
Member, Personnel Committee, 1989-1992
Member, Recruiting Committee, 1989-1990
Colloquium Organizer, 1989-1991
Advisor, Undergraduate Statistics, 1986-1987
Presently Serving as
Member, Research Round Table
Member, Journal Vetting Committee, Since 2008.
Served before as
Member, Reaccreditations Review Task Force Sub-Committee on Doctoral Programs
and Leadership, 2007-2008
Member, Selection Committee, Musser Award (Research), 2004
Member, P&T Review Committee, 2002
Member, School P&T Committee, 1998-2001
Member, Ph.D. Review Committee, 1994-1995
Member, Research Committee, 1992- 1993
Member, Graduate Affairs Committee, 1991-1994
Member, Election and Grievance Committee, 1990-1993
Chaired two sub-committees)
Members, PhD Committees,
Ms. Minya Xu, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, April 2008.
Rick E. Blakesley, Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, July 2008
Service to the Profession
Associate Editors: Annals of Statistics, 2010 - ;The American Statistician, 2006-2011;
Sankyhâ, B, 2008-2011.
Member, Board of Directors, Calcutta Statistical Association, 2012.
Member, Advisory Committee, Eighth International Triennial Calcutta Conference on
Probability and Statistics, December 27-30, 2012.
Chair, Session on Statistical Issues in Ecological and Environmental Studies-2, 22nd
Annual Conference of The International Environmetrics Society, January 3-6, 2012,
Organizer, Session on False Discovery Rate, the 7th International Conference on
Multiple Comparison Procedures, August 29 – September 01, 2011, Washington D.C.
Organizer, Session on Multiple Testing, 2011 IISA Conference on Probability, Statistics
and Data Analysis, April 21-24, 2011, Raleigh, NC.
Chair, Introductory Overview Lecture: Multiple Testing Using Nonparametric and
Semiparametric Models, Joint Statistical Meetings, July 31-August 5, 2010,
Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Chair, Closing Panel Discussion, Multiple Comparisons in Clinical Trials, Evaluating
Practices and Regulations, January 25-27, 2010, Washington DC.
Member, NSF-CBMS Regional Conferences Review Panel,
Member, NSF Review Panel,
Member, Organizing Committee, The 7th International Triennial Calcutta Symposium
on Probability & Statistics, Kolkata, India, December, 2009.
Member, Organizing Committee, the 6th International Conference on Multiple
Comparisons, March 2009, Tokyo, Japan.
Organizer, Session on Multiple Testing, Platinum Jubilee Conference of the Indian
Statistical Association, Kolkata, India, January 1-4, 2008.
Member, Organizing Committee, the 5th International Conference on Multiple
Comparisons, July 2007, Vienna, Austria.
Member, Organizing Committee, The 6th International Triennial Statistics Conference,
Kolkata, India, December, 2006
Member, Organizing Committee, the 4th International Conference on Multiple
Comparisons, August, 2005, Shanghai, China.
Organizer, A session on False Discovery Rate, the 7th Purdue International
Symposium on Statistics, West Lafayette, Indiana, June 19-24, 2003.
Co-organizer, NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference on Multiple Comparisons,
Temple University, PA, August 13 –17, 2001.
Chair, Biopharmaceutical Section Best Student Paper Competition Awards
Committee, American Statistical Association, 2001 - 2003.
Member, Biopharmaceutical Section Best Student Paper Competition Awards
Committee, American Statistical Association, 1999 - 2001.
Member, Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Applied Statistics, Lawrenceville, NJ, May 22-23, 1999.
Organizer, Invited Session on “Statistical Analysis of Combination Drugs.” Annual Statistical Meetings, Chicago, August, 1996.
Refereed papers for Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Annals of
Statistics, Biometrical Journal, Biometrics, Biometrika, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, Communications in Statistics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Sr A, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Sr B, Sankhya Ser A, Sankhya Ser B, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, Statistica Sinica, Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Statistics and Probability Letters, Statistics in Medicine, Technimetrics, Test, The American Statistician.
Reviewed grant proposals submitted to NSF, NSA, EPA, Israel Science Foundation
and Chilean Research Council.