JC Lu Named Fellow by ASA

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Jye-Chyi (JC) Lu was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), a recognition that honors outstanding career contributions in the field of statistics. Lu joins Stewart School colleagues Paul Kvam (inducted in 2006), Kwok-Leung Tsui (inducted 2003), and Jeff Wu (inducted 1985), with this distinguished honor.

"The election to fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Statistical Association bestows upon a member," said Chelsea C. White III, ISyE School Chair. "Through JC's exemplary leadership and commitment, he has provided substantial contributions to the field of statistics. I am proud that he joins Paul, Kwok, and Jeff in receiving this notable honor."

Lu is a professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech. He received a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1988, and served on the faculty of North Carolina State University (NCSU) before joining ISyE in 1999. He serves as associate editors of Technometrics, Journal of Quality Technology and IEEE Transactions on Reliability and as session organizer and chair for a number of conferences.

Lu is very active in promoting research, education, and extension-service programs that focus on industrial statistics and interdisciplinary studies between statistics, signal processing, semiconductor manufacturing and supply-chain management areas. Among his honors, Lu received the David D. Mason Outstanding Faculty award in Statistics in 1996, the North Carolina State University PAMS College Outstanding Faculty Outreach Award in 1997, and the North Carolina State University Outstanding Extension Service award in 1998. For full biographical details, visit

The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 to promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.

Each year, ASA members nominate their peers as fellows of the ASA. The honorary title of Fellow of the Association recognizes full members of established reputation who have made outstanding contributions in some aspect of statistical work. Given annually, this is a great honor as the numbers of recipients are limited to no more than 1/3 of 1% of the ASA membership.


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