Department of Biostatistics Welcomes New Chair

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to welcome Professor Sudipto Banerjee as its new Chair. Sudipto joins the faculty of the UCLA from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where he served for fourteen years. Sudipto's methodological research interests include Bayesian inference, modeling and analysis for spatially referenced datasets, including high-dimensional spatial data, Bayesian inference on physical and environmental systems statistical computing and related software development. Sudipto's collaborative research includes projects with epidemiologists, environmental health scientists geographers, and researchers in the natural sciences, especially forestry and ecology.