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Biographical entry Mengersen, Kerrie (1962 - )

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Born
1 January 1962
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Statistician

Summary

Kerrie Mengersen is recognised internationally for her contributions in Bayesian statistics. She has worked both on statistical methodology and on the application of statistics to substantive problems in health, environment and industry. In 2016 Mengersen was appointed Distinguished Professor of Statistics at the Queensland University of Technology.

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1985
Education - BA (hons), University of New England
1987 - 1989
Career position - Commercial statistical consultant, Siromath Pty Ltd
1989
Education - PhD, University of New England
1989 - 1990
Career position - Assistant Professor in Statistics, Bond University
1990 - 1992
Career position - Lecturer (later Senior Lecturer) in Statistics, Central Queensland University
1993
Career position - Visiting Associate Professor in Statistics, Colorado State University, where, U.S.A.
1994 - 2000
Career position - Lecturer (later Senior Lecturer) in Statistics, Queensland University of Technology
2001 - 2004
Career position - Professor and Head of Discipline in Statistics, University of Newcastle
2004 -
Career position - Research Professor in Statistics, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology
2004 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Statistical Society
2004 - 2006
Career position - Inaugural President, Australasian Chapter, International Society for Bayesian Analysis
2005 -
Award - Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Sciences
2005 - 2007
Career position - Director, Faculty of Science Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology
2005 - 2008
Career position - Executive Member, International Society for Bayesian Analysis
2005 - 2009
Career position - Managing Editor, Australian and New Zealand journal of statistics
2011
Career position - Member, National Heads of Mathematical Sciences, Australian Academy of Science
2011 - 2012
Career position - Inaugural Director, Collaborative Centre for Data Analysis, Modelling and Computation, Queensland University of Technology
2011 - 2012
Career position - National President, Statistical Society of Australia
2012 -
Career position - Member, Biometrics and Biostatistics Panel, National Health and Medical Research Council
2013 - 2014
Career position - Member, International Advisory Board, International Biometrics Society
2014 -
Career position - Chair, Management Committee, Australian and New Zealand journal of statistics
2014 -
Career position - Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers in Big Data, Big Models and New Insights
2014 -
Award - Fellow, International Society for Bayesian Analysis
2015 -
Career position - Associate Member, University of Oxford
2015
Award - Biennial Medal, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australian and New Zealand
2015 - 2020
Award - ARC Laureate Fellow
2016 -
Career position - Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
2016
Award - Pitman Medal, Statistical Society of Australia
2016
Award - J. S. Hunter Award and Lectureship, International Environmetrics Society Meeting
2016
Award - CRC for Spatial Information Research Excellence Award
2017
Career position - President, International Society for Bayesian Analysis
2018 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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Helen Cohn