Nanny Wermuth

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Nanny Wermuth
Born (1943-12-04) 4 December 1943 (age 73)
Spouse(s) Dr. Dieter Wermuth
Scientific career
Fields Statistics
Institutions Chalmers University of Technology
University of Gothenburg
Thesis An empirical comparison of regression methods. (1973)
Doctoral advisor Arthur Pentland Dempster
Other academic advisors David C. Hoaglin
Doctoral students Inge Leimer, Goeran Kauermann

Nanny Wermuth (born 4 December 1943) is the Professor emerita of Statistics, Chalmers University of Technology/University of Gothenburg.[1] Her research interests are Multivariate statistical models and their properties, especially graphical Markov models, as well as their applications in the life sciences and in the natural sciences.

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Professional positions[edit]

  • 1972–1978 Research Assistant in Statistics; University of Dortmund, University of Mainz
  • since 1978 Professor of Statistics and of Methods in Psychology, University of Mainz
  • 1997–2000 Head of Research and Development, Center of Survey Research, Mannheim
  • since 2003 Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg

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Selected recognitions[edit]

Professional affiliations[edit]

She was elected as member of the International Statistical Institute (1982) and of the German Academy of Sciences (2002); as fellow of the American Statistical Association (1989) and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2001).

Personal life[edit]

She has four sons with Dr. Dieter Wermuth - Jochen (1969) Martin (1974), Peter (1976) and Ulli (1981)


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