Malay Ghosh

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Malay Ghosh
Born (1944-04-15) April 15, 1944 (age 70)
Kolkata, India Flag of India.svg
Residence Gainesville, Florida
Citizenship Flag of the United States.svg United States
Fields Statistician
Institutions University of Florida
Alma mater University of Calcutta, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Malay Ghosh (Bengali: মলয় ঘোষ) is an Indian statistician and currently a Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida. [1] He obtained a B.S. in 1962 from the University of Calcutta, and subsequently a M.A. in 1964 from the University of Calcutta. Then he moved to the United States to pursue higher academic studies and obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1969 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, under the supervision of Pranab K. Sen.

Career[edit]

Ghosh was a faculty member at the Indian Statistical Institute in the 1970s before briefly joining Iowa State University. In 1982 he joined the University of Florida. Ghosh is well known for his research in nonparametric inference, sequential analysis, decision theory, Bayesian statistics[2] and small-area estimation.[3] As a recognition of his seminal contributions, Ghosh served from 1996 to 2001 in the United States Census Advisory Committee.[4] He has co-authored two books and more than 250 research publications and is the advisor of over 40 Ph.D. students, including Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Parthasarathi Lahiri and Gauri Sankar Datta.[5]

Honors[edit]

In College Park, Maryland, a conference will be held in May 2014 honoring Professor Ghosh.[6]

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