By Xuming He

Current Position
  • H. C. Carver Collegiate Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan
  • Professional Honors and Associations
  • Fellow of the the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS);
  • IMS Medallion Lecturer, Keynote Speaker at the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings, Salt Lake City;
  • Jerry and Ann Nerad Professorial Scholar Award (2005) by the College of LAS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
  • Fellow of The American Statistical Association
  • Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Fellow of The International Statistical Institute
  • ICSA Distinguished Achievement Award of 2015
  • Professional Services
  • Co-editor of JASA (Theory & Methods), 2012-1014;
  • Chair of the Program Committee, 59th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) (at Hong Kong, 2013);
  • Chair, ASA Committee on Meetings, 2012-2016;
  • Program Chair, Joint Statistical Meetings, 2010;
  • Editor of the IMS Bulletin (2007-2010);
  • Associate Editor of The Annals of Statistics (2004--2011); Associate Editor of Journal of the Royal Statistical Society; Series B (since 2010); Co-Editor of Sankhya (2005-2008); Editor of Journal of Multivariate Analysis (1998-2004); Associate Editor of Statistica Sinica (1996-2002, and 2005 - 2011) and Statistics and Probability Letters (1994-2010);
  • ASA Committee on Noether Awards (2008-2011), ASA Committee on Meetings (2009-2011), the Search Committee for the ASA Executive Director (2006), ASA Committee on Federally Funded Research (2006-2009), ASA Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights (1998-2000);
  • Elected Council member of IMS 2004-2006; Chair of the IMS Travel Award Committee (2005-2006); Chair of the IMS Nomination Committee (2005-2006); Chair of the IMS Ad hoc Committee on IMS China (2007);
  • President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) (2010); On the Board of Directors of ICSA (2003-2005, 2009-2011);Chair of the ICSA Nomination and Election Committee (2005);
  • External Evaluator for the Cheung Kong Scholars Program established by the Ministry of Education of China and the Li Ka Shing Foundation (2005-2006);
  • Other Positions Held
  • Professor of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (through August 2011);
  • Program Director of Statistics, National Science Foundation (August 2003 - August, 2005);
  • Director, Illinois Statistics Office (2000-2003);
  • Honorary Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong (since 2011);
  • Advisory Professor, East China Normal University (2002-2008 )
  • Senior Fellow, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore (12/97 - 07/98);
  • Lecture, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore (10/89 - 07/93);
  • Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee, Center for Statistical Research, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2006 - ).
  • Changjiang (Cheung Kong) Visiting Professor at Northeast Normal University, supported by the Ministry of Education of China and Li Ka Shing Foundation of Hong Kong (2008-2011);
  • Honorary Professor of Statistics, School of Management, Fudan University (since 2007);
  • Consultant to Argonne National Laboratory (1994-1996) ;
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews (1994-2002).
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