Len Stefanski, PhD
R. A. Fisher Distinguished Professor of Statistics
North Carolina State University
Professor Stefanski earned a BS degree in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Connecticut (1979), and MS and PhD degrees in Statistics at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1983, 1984). He started his academic career at Cornell University but has been a member of the Department of Statistics faculty at North Carolina State University since 1986. While at NCSU Stefanski has served as Director of the Statistics Graduate Program and as Associate Department Head, and has been awarded the D.D. Mason Department Award (2005) and the Cavell Brownie Mentoring Award (2013). Stefanski is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, and served as Editor of the the Association's flagship journal, The Journal of the American Statistical Association (2009-2012). He has served on a number of state and national committees, boards, and panels including the BEIR VII Committee on the Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation, National Academy of Sciences (2001-2002), and the North Carolina Forensic Science Advisory Board (2012-2013). Stefanski has coauthored three books, one edited volume, and over 80 research articles. His research, funded generously by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, has been in the general area of statistical inference with particular emphasis on the analysis of data measured with error, robust statistical procedures, and variable and model selection.