Entomology’s Jun Zhu named American Statistical Association fellow

zhuJun Zhu, a professor with appointments in entomology and statistics, has been selected to be an American Statistical Association fellow. The honor was granted based on her outstanding contributions to the statistical profession.

The American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians. The group supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy. Members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.

Zhu, who also serves as director of the CALS Biometry Program, will be presented with her award on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center during the Joint Statistical Meetings awards ceremony.