Professor of Statistics Debashis Paul has been elected to Fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. IMS Fellowship honors the outstanding research and professional contributions of members in the field of statistics and probability. Each newly-elected Fellow will be presented with a plaque during the IMS awards ceremony on July 29, 2019, at the Joint Statistical Meetings/IMS Annual Meeting in Denver.
Paul received B.Stat. and M.Stat. degrees from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India, in 1997 and 1999, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in statistics from Stanford University in 2005. He joined the UC Davis Department of Statistics in 2005 as an assistant professor. One of his main research interests is developing methodologies for high-dimensional data analysis, with a focus on improving processing techniques for medical imaging data, such as MRIs.
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