Personal data: Citizen of the
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics):
Master of Science (Probability):
Third Cycle Thesis (Probability):
1975 - 1977: Research Associate,
1977 - 1981: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics,
1981 - 1983: Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences,
1983 - 1988: Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences,
1988 - Present: Professor of Mathematical Sciences,
4. Awards and Recognition:
Senior fellow, ASEE Summer Faculty Research Programs.
Chair of Fuzzy Theory,
1999-2000 Westhafer Award for Excellence in Research,
Distinguished Lukacs Visiting Professor of Statistics,
Fellow of IFSA.
5. Visiting positions:
Visiting Researcher (summer 1979): LAAS/CNRS, Toulouse/France.
Fulbright Researcher (winter 1987): University of Palma de Mallorca/Spain.
Visiting Professor: Free University of Brussels/Belgium (summer 1991);
Sabbatical leave: Department of Statistics, Harvard University (Fall 1987);
6. Professional activities:
The Institute of Mathematical Statistics
The North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society
Associate Editor of the following Journals:
Soft Computing Research Journal (Springer - Verlag)
International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (North Holland)
International Journal of Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems (John Wiley)
International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems (World Scientific) International Journal of Fuzzy Sets and Systems (North Holland)
1. Research Interests: Applied Mathematics
· Mathematical Statistics: Statistics of stochastic processes, spatial statistics, statistics of non-regular models, bootstrap re-sampling method.
· Probability Theory: Foundations of random sets, Theory of conditionals.
· Fuzzy Logic for Intelligent Systems: Mathematical basis for modeling of linguistic information, control of complex systems, data fusion and logics for computational intelligence.