Faming Liang, Professor, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, USA
Biography: Professor Liang is working in the Department of Statistics at Purdue University where he leads the Statistical Computing Research Group. His research interests are in data science from the perspective of statistical computing. He has published several books and over 100 research papers in top ranked journals in the areas of machine learning, Markov Chain Monte Carlo and high performance computing with a focus on big-data and high-dimensional statistical problems encountered in biomedical science, engineering, and social science. Professor Liang is a fellow of the ASA and IMS and an elected member of the ISI. He has served as Associate Editor of many reputed statistical journals including JASA, Technometrics and Biometrics. He has received several prestigious awards for his outstanding contributions to research. For more details: http://www.stat.purdue.edu/~fmliang/.
Abdus S. Wahed, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, Professor, Director, ISI, Kolkata, India
U Dinesh Kumar, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bombay, India
Mohammad Ahsanullah, Professor, Rider University, USA