1970s History

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1970

Events:

  • The first Purdue International Symposium on Statistical Decision Theory and Related Topics was held.
  • In 1970, Professor George P. McCabe, organized a statistical consulting service funded by the Purdue University Computing Center (PUCC) to continue providing free statistical expertise to the Purdue campus. PUCC funded forty percent of Professor McCabe’s time and two half-time graduate students.  The consultants helped researchers design experiments and suggested analytical methods for analyzing their data.  Mary Ann Ross, PUCC employee and Psychology graduate student, supervised the statistical computing consultations using SPSS and BMD. 

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

  • George P. McCabe (1970 - present) Currently Professor of Statistics, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
George P. McCabe

George P. McCabe

Graduates:

  • Mrs. Julia J Chou, BS, MS
  • Mr. Dilip S. Chokshi, MS
  • Mr. Marc D. Hilton, MS
  • Ms. Julia J. Lee, MS
  • Mrs. Yasmin Tata Pavri, MS
  • Dr. Janet C. Rice, MS
  • Mrs. Rachanee G Watanapongse, MS
  • Mrs. Lorna J. Whitty, MS
  • Dr. Adhir K. Basu, MS, PHD, Advisor: Y. S. Chow
  • Dr. Shun-Zer Chen, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Kenneth W. Fischer, MS, PHD, Advisor: David Root
  • Dr. David I. Heimann, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Richard E. James, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Irving W. Burr
  • Dr. Sreekantan S. Nair, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Sidney I. Resnick, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. R. James Tomkins, MS, PHD, Advisor: Y. S. Chow
  • Dr. Klaus R. Nagel, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta

1971

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

Prem K. Goel (1971 - 1983)

Prem K. Goel

Prem K. Goel

Graduates:

  • Ms. Jennifer Chan, MS
  • Ms. Eileen G. Clark, MS
  • Mr. Harold Tyler Cruthis, MS
  • Dr. John Phillip Dirkse, III, MS
  • Dr. Gary L. Griepentrog, MS
  • Mrs. Sheau-Yih Hsu, MS
  • Mr. Guy G. Latouche, MS
  • Mr. Duane H. Myers, MS
  • Mrs. Susan Maki Schmidt, MS
  • Mr. Sastroredjono Suhartono, MS
  • Ms. Patricia Michaela Sullivan, MS
  • Mrs. Diane E. Summers, MS
  • Ms. Mathans Thanhasunthon, MS
  • Mr. Eric R. Ziegel, MS
  • Dr. Stuart H. Zweben, MS
  • Dr. Arun K. Chattopadhyay, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Daniel P. Mihalko, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. David S. Moore
  • Dr. Thomas Joseph Santner, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Nashat Boctor Saweris, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Jia-Yeong Tsay, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden
  • Dr. Dennis L. Young, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Norman T. Bruvold, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden

1972

Graduates:

  • Ms. C. Christine Peterson, BS
  • Mr. Thomas G. Hess, BS, MS
  • Mrs. Kathleen M. Brinkman, MS
  • Ms. Wing H. Chan, MS
  • Mr. David U. Himmelberger, MS
  • Mr. Gerald J. Jerabek, MS
  • Mr. Kenny Hsien-Ming Keh, MS
  • Mr. Vijay Kumar Singhal, MS
  • Gita Weiner, MS
  • Ms. Diane K. Fasel, MS
  • Dr. Anil K. Bhargava, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Prof. Raymond J. Carroll, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Jerome N. Senturia, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Prem S. Puri
  • Dr. Joe D. Austin, PHD, Advisor:
  • Dr. Philip L. Cohen, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Herman Rubin
  • Dr. John J. Frey, PHD, Advisor:
  • Dr. Wen-Tao Huang, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta

1973

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

Leon Gleser (1973 - 1990)

Leon Gleser

Leon Gleser

Graduates:

  • Mrs. Sue E. Bassett, BS
  • Mr. Allen J. Stryczek, BS
  • Mr. Thomas G. Hess, BS, MS
  • Dr. Thomas H. Spreen, BS, MS
  • Mr. Abraham Bushlin, MS
  • Mr. Anthony J. Carella, MS
  • Mr. Siu Hong Chan, MS
  • Ms. Gail J. Gazda, MS
  • Mr. Michael T. Melvin, MS
  • Mrs. Cynthia Ann Oliver, MS
  • Beryl Ann Prusinoski, MS
  • Mr. John P. Sandoz, MS
  • Moelani S. Tansodjojo, MS
  • Miss Joan M. Varrone, MS
  • Mr. Charles Louis Wolters, MS
  • Mr. Gary S. Young, MS
  • Mr. Andrew L. Menzyk, MS
  • Ms. Lois A. VandeKopple, MS, MS
  • Dr. Kenneth W. Fischer, MS, PHD, Advisor: David Root
  • Dr. Thomas Joseph Santner, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Marcus C. Spruill III, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. David S. Moore
  • Dr. Sudjana, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Sudhakar Kunte, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser

1974

Events:

The I.W. Burr award was established upon the retirement of I.W. Burr, an eminent statistician who taught at Purdue for nearly 35 years. The first award was given in 1975 to Anil K. Bhargava. The award is given to a student who has completed or will complete the Statistics Ph.D and who shows promise of contribution to the field of statistics as evidenced by academic excellence in courses and exams, excellence in teaching or consulting as a Statistics graduate student at Purdue University, and by the quality of the dissertation research.

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

  • James O. Berger (1974 - 1997)
  • Mary Ellen Bock (1974 - 2014) Currently Emeritus Professor of Statistics
  • Burgess Davis (1974 - present) Currently Emeritus Professor of Statistics, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics

James Berger Mary Ellen Bock Burgess Davis

James O. Berger, Mary Ellen Bock and Burgess Davis

Graduates:

  • Mr. Randall F. Brantley, BS
  • Mr. Robert D. Newburn, BS
  • Dr. Carl E. Strauch, BS
  • Mr. Ronald T. Wasserstrom, BS
  • Mr. Robert W. Klein, BS, MS
  • Dr. Thomas H. Spreen, BS, MS
  • Mr. Roy Duane Bowman, MS
  • Mr. Edward Eugene Burgess, MS
  • Mr. Dennis E. Futty, MS
  • Mr. Edward R. Hardman, MS
  • Mrs. Teresa M. Healy, MS
  • Mrs. Sharon R. Kessler, MS
  • Mrs. Yun-Jiuan Lin, MS
  • Mr. Alan D. Lopez, MS
  • Mr. Robert G. McHugh, MS
  • Sharon Marie Passe, MS
  • Dr. Joseph David Petruccelli, MS
  • Mr. Richard John Pohl, MS
  • Mr. Robin Selvage, MS
  • Dr. S. Sylvia Shen, MS
  • Prof. Raymond J. Carroll, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. George C. Casella, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Dr. David I. Heimann, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Nashat Boctor Saweris, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Jia-Yeong Tsay, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden
  • Dr. Jacqueline Gianini, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Stephen M. Samuels
  • Dr. Deng-Yuan Huang, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Steven L. Naberhuis, PHD, Advisor:
  • Dr. David B. Wolfson, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts

1975

Events:

SPSS, BMDP were used in teaching statistics.

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

Stephen B. Vardeman (1975 - 1981)

Stephen B. Vardeman

Stephen B. Vardeman

Graduates:

  • Mr. David O Craig, BS
  • Mr. Charles D. Overacker, BS
  • Mr. Harry H. Strick, BS
  • Mr. Gregory T. Wenzel, BS
  • Mr. Robert W. Klein, BS, MS
  • Ms. Roxana Ahmed, MS
  • Mr. Calvin R. Crim, MS
  • Mr. William Francis Fuest, MS
  • Mr. Ishak Bin Ab Ghani, MS
  • Dr. Gordon B. Hazen Jr., MS
  • Dr. Kenneth J. Musselman, MS
  • Mr. Carl Bates Pennington, MS
  • Ms. Lois A. VandeKopple, MS, MS
  • Dr. Roger L. Berger, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Anil K. Bhargava, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Dr. Jason C. Hsu, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Barry Kurt Moser, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. George P. McCabe
  • Dr. Liwen Alice Sun, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Dr. Samuel W. Woolford, MS
  • Dr. Steve Wayne Fuhrmann, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. John D. Healy, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Dr. Yu-Sheng Hsu, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Krishna S Pillai
  • Dr. Larry D. Roi, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Prem S. Puri

1976

Events:

The second Purdue International Symposium on Statistical Decision Theory and Related Topics was held.

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

Greg Campbell (1976 - 1983)

Greg Campbell

Greg Campbell

Graduates:

  • Mr. David A. Aumiller, BS
  • Mrs. Jane M. Wright, BS
  • Dr. Wayne A. Taylor, BS, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. George P. McCabe
  • Mr. Nelson M. Andrews, MS
  • Mr. Timothy Baer, MS
  • Mr. Michael A. Brockman, MS
  • Mr. Jaime Garcia-Socola, MS
  • Mrs. Marilyn Meeks Hixson, MS
  • Dr. Domenic J. Reda, MS
  • Mr. Thomas F. Smith, MS
  • Mr. Joseph Zappia, MS
  • Mr. Daniel Roger Rand, MS
  • Dr. Jugal Kishore Ghorai, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Herman Rubin
  • Dr. Vaidyanathan Ramaswami, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Emilio Carbonell-Cuevara, PHD, Advisor:
  • Dr. Ming-Wei Lu, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Wing-Yue Wong, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Yoon-Kwai Wong, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta

1977

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

Andrew Rukhin (1977 - 1987)

Graduates:

  • Mr. Kevin L. Anderson, BS
  • Mrs. Susan M. Edwards, BS
  • Mr. Gary L. Endicott, BS
  • Mr. James Joseph Fimbel, BS
  • Mr. Stephen J. Ludwig, BS
  • Mr. Robert Charles Mund, BS
  • Mrs. Glenna W. Overton, BS
  • Mr. Mark Joseph Rentmeesters, BS
  • Mrs. Barbara J. Davis, MS
  • Mr. James A. Dorsch, MS
  • Mr. Arthur Q. Frank, MS
  • Mrs. Carol L. Jobusch, MS
  • Mr. Dale F. Kraemer, MS
  • Mrs. Regina M. Medina, MS
  • Mrs. Carol Clohset Peterson, MS
  • Mrs. Ann LaCroix Reinman, MS
  • Mr. Grant Ludwig Reinman, MS
  • Mr. Shankar Roy, MS
  • Mr. Patrick John Schur, MS
  • Mr. Robert E. Tripp, MS
  • Mr. Joseph Andrew Wolkan, MS
  • Ms. Yvonne Y. Chen, MS
  • Mr. Timothy W. Hoepner, MS
  • Mr. David J. Kolar, MS
  • Mrs. Patricia A. Mangan, MS
  • Mr. Daniel L. Wolak, MS
  • Catalina M. Bojarczuk, MS
  • Dr. James H. Albert, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. James O. Berger
  • Dr. Roger L. Berger, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. George C. Casella, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
  • Dr. Dipak K. Dey, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. James O. Berger
  • Dr. Jugal Kishore Ghorai, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Herman Rubin
  • Dr. Jason C. Hsu, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Daniel P. Mihalko, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. David S. Moore
  • Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Thomas J. Lorenzen, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Stephen M. Samuels

1978

New Faculty/Visitors/Scholars:

  • William Notz (1978 - 1983)
  • Philip Protter (1978 - 2002)
  • Stanley Sawyer (1978 - 1984)

William Notz Philip Protter Stanley Sawyer

William Notz, Philip Protter, and Stanley Sawyer

Graduates:

  • Mr. Charles J. Fischer, BS
  • Mr. James P. Greaton, BS
  • Mr. Brooks W. Kelley, BS
  • Mr. Wesley A. Kring, BS
  • Mr. Paul D. Nevill, BS
  • Mrs. Colleen McIntyre Pearson, BS
  • Mrs. Janet L. Shaw, BS
  • Mrs. Kathleen C. Wooten, BS
  • Mr. Mark E. Swenson, BS, MS
  • Dr. Wayne A. Taylor, BS, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. George P. McCabe
  • Mrs. Regina P. Becker, MS
  • Mrs. Yaung-Hwa Chan, MS
  • Mrs. Regina C. Macedo, MS
  • Mr. William G. McGuire, MS
  • Ms. Yuk Y. Ng, MS
  • Mrs. Christina Stellon Pashby, MS
  • Mr. Edmund L. Russell III, MS
  • Mr. George H. Yeh, MS
  • Dr. Ping Hsiao, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Vaidyanathan Ramaswami, MS, PHD, Advisor: Mr. Marcel F. Neuts
  • Dr. Girdhar G. Agarwal, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden
  • Dr. Anita Jain Singh, PHD, Advisor: Professor K. C. S. Pillai

1979

Graduates:

  • Mrs. Mary A. Bailey, BS
  • Mrs. Rhonda L. Dietz, BS
  • Mrs. Pamela J. Hautzinger, BS
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Josephs, BS
  • Mr. Dan R. Poole, BS
  • Mr. Kevin Bernard Robbins, BS
  • Mr. Michael J. Roscoe, BS
  • Mr. Mark Louis Sciacero, BS
  • Ms. Karen Snepp, BS
  • Mrs. Kimberly S. Thompson, BS
  • Mr. Jeffrey Kent Colvill, BS, MS
  • Ms. Nancy C. Hassett, BS, MS
  • Dr. J. Enrique Cervantes, MS
  • Mrs. Lynn M. Darbie, MS
  • Mr. Stephen M. Ehrlich, MS
  • Dr. C. Robert Kenley, MS
  • Ms. Susan J. Kenley, MS
  • Mr. William R. Potrikus, MS
  • Mrs. Patricia A. Shields, MS
  • Dr. James H. Albert, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. James O. Berger
  • Dr. Peter W. Arzberger, MS
  • Dr. Kenneth B. Constantine, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden
  • Dr. Ping Hsiao, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Mong-Na Lo Huang, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. William John Studden
  • Dr. Tzu-Cheg Kao, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. George P. McCabe
  • Dr. Eric S. Tollar, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Prem S. Puri
  • Dr. Hwa Ming Yang, MS, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Jiunn-Tzon Gene Hwang, PHD, Advisor: Dr. James O. Berger
  • Dr. Woo-Chul Kim, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Shanti S. Gupta
  • Dr. Richard A. Sundheim, PHD, Advisor: Dr. Leon J. Gleser
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