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Edward I. George

Universal Furniture Professor

Professor of Statistics

Research Interests: hierarchical modeling, model uncertainty, shrinkage estimation, treed modeling, variable selection, wavelet regression

Links: CV


PhD, Stanford University, 1981
MS, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1976
AB, Cornell University, 1972

Career and Recent Professional Awards

Elected Fellow of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (2014); Elected Fellow  of the American Statistical Association (1997); Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1995).
CBA Foundation Award for Outstanding Research Contributions (1998) and the CBA Foundation Award for Research Excellence (1995), The University of Texas at Austin.
Excellence in Education Award (2001) and the Joe D. Beasley Award for Teaching Excellence (1996), The University of Texas at Austin
McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching (1987) and the Emory Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching (1987), The University of Chicago.

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2001-present (Chairperson, Statistics Department, 2008-2014; named Universal Furniture Professor, 2002)
Previous appointment: University of Texas at Austin, University of Chicago.
Visiting Appointments: Cambridge University; University of Paris; University of Valencia

Professional Leadership 

Editor, Annals of Statistics, 2016-2018; Executive Editor, Statistical Science, 2004-2007.

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