New Frontiers in Reliability and Risk Analysis: A Tribute to Nozer D. Singpurwalla


Professor Emeritus, Nozer D. Singpurwalla, wearing a tan suit in front of a blue background

This two day symposium will commemorate the life and work of Nozer D. Singpurwalla, who was a Professor in the Department of Statistics, by bringing together experts from the fields he helped to shape.

October 13-14, 2023

The George Washington University



Plenary Speakers:

  • Jim Berger, Duke University
  • Sallie Keller, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Way Kuo, City University of Hong Kong
  • Jayaram Sethuraman, Florida State University

Banquet Speaker: Barry Nussbaum

Organizing Committee:

  • Kimberly Sellers, Georgetown University
  • Refik Soyer, George Washington University
  • Thomas Mazzuchi, George Washington University
  • Subrata Kundu, George Washington University
  • Alyson Wilson, North Carolina State University
  • Alan Wan, City University of Hong Kong
  • Simon Wilson, Trinity College
  • Joshua Landon, George Washington University
  • Xiaoke Zhang, George Washington University

Research Areas for Potential Speakers:

  • Bayesian methods
  • Reliability
  • Time series
  • Foundations of statistics
  • Software reliability
  • Decision theory