Keying Ye, professor of statistics, was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
An intellectual leader in Bayesian statistics, Ye conducts interdisciplinary research on a variety of applied topics including environmental science, biomedical science and most recently clinical trials and risk analysis for financial data.
He has more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and has served as a principal investigator or co-investigator on several federally funded research projects.
“I’m honored to be an elected ASA fellow,” said Ye, who has taught at UTSA since 2005. “It gives me great inspiration to better serve the statistics community in statistical research, education and application.”
Building bridges across statistical communities, Ye was also recognized for his record of exceptional teaching, mentoring of doctoral students and for leading statistics programs at both UTSA and Virginia Tech.
Nominated by their peers, honorees are recognized for outstanding professional contributions to and leadership in the field of statistical science. The American Statistical Association is the nation’s preeminent professional statistical society. Its members serve in industry, government and academia, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice.
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