Mu Zhu Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Monday, May 6, 2019

Mu ZhuProfessor Mu Zhu of Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at University of Waterloo is elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). The citation reads: “For outstanding research contributions to statistical learning in recommender systems, ensemble approaches to variable selection, unbalanced classification and rare target detection; and service to the profession.”

The designation of ASA Fellow has been a significant honor for nearly 100 years. Under ASA bylaws, the Committee on Fellows can elect up to one-third of one percent of the total association membership as fellows each year.

The 2019 class of ASA Fellows will be formally presented at the award session at this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Denver, Colorado.