#22675 Overall Influence

Pranab K. Sen

American statistician


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Pranab Kumar Sen is a statistician, a professor of statistics and the Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Academic biography Sen was the second of seven siblings; his father, a railway officer, died of leukemia when Sen was ten, and he was raised by his mother, the daughter of a physician. He began his undergraduate studies at Presidency College, Kolkata, initially intending to study medicine but shifting to statistics when it was discovered that he was too young for medical college. He received a B.S. from the University of Calcutta in 1955, an M.Sc. in 1957, and a Ph.D. in 1962; his doctoral advisor was Hari Kinkar Nandi. He taught for three years at the University of Calcutta and one more year at the University of California, Berkeley before joining the UNC faculty in 1965; although he has held visiting positions at other universities, he has remained at Chapel Hill for the rest of his career. He was the founding co-editor of two journals, Sequential Analysis and Statistics and Decisions, and was joint editor-in-chief of the Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference from 1980 to 1983.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Concordia University

University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

Iowa State University

Public research university in Ames, Iowa, United States

Indian Statistical Institute

Academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian Parliament

Helwan University


University of Calcutta

Public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Zagazig University


Presidency University, Kolkata

Public University in Kolkata, India

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Public research institute mumbai,india

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