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2009 Challis Lecturer Peter Hall



Peter Hall
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
The University of Melbourne
Parkville,VIC, 3010
Phone: +61 3 8344 5550

Peter Hall is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Melbourne (Australia) and UC Davis.  He is an world renowned expert in nonparametric statistics. He is an elected fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), the American Statistical Association (ASA), and the Royal Society (FRS).  Professor Hall has won numerous awards during his career including the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPPS) Presidents' Award in 1989, the Pitman Medal of the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI) in 1992, the Hannan Medal of the AAS in 1994, the IMS Wald Lecturer in 2006.  He has held (and currently holds) various leadership positions including President of the Bernoulli Society (2001) and President-Elect of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2009).
Lectures are December 7-8, 2009
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Chandler Auditorium
from 4:00-5:00 PM

Refreshments will be served at 3:30PM