Peter J. Bickel

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Peter John Bickel
Born1940
Bucharest, Romania
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley (PhD)
AwardsCOPSS Presidents' Award (1981), MacArthur Fellow
Scientific career
FieldsStatistics
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
Doctoral advisorErich Leo Lehmann
Doctoral students
Other notable students

Peter John Bickel (born 1940) is an American statistician,[1] Professor of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley,[2] who is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the National Academy of Sciences. He is past President of the Bernoulli Society and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

He studied physics at the California Institute of Technology.[3] He graduated from University of California, Berkeley, with a Ph.D., in 1963, where he studied with Erich Leo Lehmann.[4]

As a scientist and an educator, he has supervised and mentored many students and young researchers, many of whom later become leading figures in the fields of statistics and economics. These include C.F. Jeff Wu, Jianqing Fan, Mark van der Laan, Donald Andrews, etc.

He married Nancy Kramer in 1964; they have two children.[5]

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  1. ^ http://orfe.princeton.edu/conferences/frontiers/Biography.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/~bickel/
  3. ^ Reminiscences of a statistician: the company I kept, Erich Leo Lehmann, Springer, 2007, ISBN 978-0-387-71596-4
  4. ^ Frontiers in statistics: dedicated to Peter John Bickel in honor of his 65th birthday, Jianqing Fan, Hira L. Koul, Imperial College Press, 2006, ISBN 978-1-86094-670-7, page 1
  5. ^ Frontiers in statistics: dedicated to Peter John Bickel in honor of his 65th birthday, Jianqing Fan, Hira L. Koul, Imperial College Press, 2006, ISBN 978-1-86094-670-7, page xix
  6. ^ http://www.gf.org/fellows/1254-peter-j-bickel
  7. ^ View/Search Fellows of the ASA, accessed 2016-08-20.
  8. ^ http://www.imstat.org/awards/copss_recipients.htm
  9. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 25, 2011.
  10. ^ http://www.nasonline.org, National Academy of Sciences -. "Peter Bickel". www.nasonline.org. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  11. ^ "P.J. Bickel". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  12. ^ "James Francis Hannan Visiting Scholars: Professor Peter J. Bickel". Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University. 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-08.
  13. ^ "Fisher Lecture — Past Award Recipients" (PDF). Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2013-12-08.
  14. ^ https://www.ethz.ch/content/dam/ethz/main/news/eth-tag/Dokumente/2014/eth-tag-2014-laudatio-bickel.pdf

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