Two faculty members have been named fellows of the American Statistical Association.
Statistics professors Dr. Subhashis Ghoshal and Dr. John Monahan were among 53 statisticians worldwide to receive the honor this year. They were recognized at a ceremony Aug. 3 at the annual association meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Ghoshal received a bachelor’s degree in statistics in 1988 and a Ph.D. in 1995, both from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta. He joined the NC State faculty in 2001 and became a full professor in 2008. Ghoshal received the 2006 Sigma Xi scientific research award and was elected a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics that year.
Monahan received a bachelor’s degree in statistics in 1972 and a Ph.D. in 1977, both from Carnegie Mellon University. He joined the NC State faculty in 1978 and became a full professor in 1990. He has written two books and published more than 35 refereed articles.