Xuming He

NISS Position: 
Appointed to the Board of Trustees and Member of the NISS Corporation by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
NISS Term Expiration: 
2027 June 30
Washington University in St. Louis
Professional Title: 
Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics and Data Science

As a statistician, Xuming He's research is about better understanding of statistical models and methods and better use of statistical principles and tools to help decision making under uncertainty. His main academic activities include scientific writing and publications; teaching statistics; mentoring doctoral students; presentations at conferences and seminars; collaboration with other researchers; and professional service at all levels.

Professional Honors and Associations are as Fellow of 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; and ICSA Distinguished Achievement Award of 2015.