**Education: **

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Ph.D. Statistics,
University of California at Berkeley**

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M.S. Statistics, Stanford University**

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M.S.
Mathematics, University of Texas at El Paso**

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B.S.
Mathematics, University of Texas at El Paso**

**Honors:**

- Member of committee of visitors for the Division of Mathematical Sciences

at the National Science Foundation in 2013.

Chaired two subcommittees each composed of 10 statisticians and mathematicians.

- Appointed to the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Mathematical Biosciences Institute at

Ohio State University 2014 - 2016.

- Adjunct professor: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2007 - Present.

- Adjunct/Visiting Professor: Centro de InvestigaciÃ³n en MatemÃ¡ticas (CIMAT) Guanajuato, Mexico 1999 - 2002.

- Elected to the National System of Researchers (SNI) at highest level III (CONACYT) 2009 - 2014.

- The American Statistical Association Don Owen award, 2010.

- Elected Distinguished Lecturer, 2008-2010 -- SIGMA XI, The Scientific Research Society.

- Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

- Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association.

- Elected Fellow, Royal Statistical Society.

- Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

- Elected Member, International Statistical Institiute.

- Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee, 2001-2004.

- Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee, Institute of Medicine, 2005-2007.

- Member, Committee on Fellows, American Statistical Association, 2002-2004.

- Chair, Committee on Fellows, American Statistical Association, 2004.

- Member, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Human Resources Advisory.

Committee, 2003-2006.

- Member, Nominations Committee, Institute of Mathematical Statistics,2001.

**Professional Appointments: **

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- Rice University.

Professor of Statistics,

Statistics Department January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2013.

- The National Science Foundation.

Statistics Program Director 1997-1999.

- Southern Methodist University.

Visiting Professor of Statistics, 1998-1999.

- University of Texas at El Paso.

Professor Mathematical Sciences Department, 1984-2001.

**Some Publications:**

Some
of my publications through **MathSciNet**