Prof Jan Hannig
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jan Hannig is a Professor in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests are: theoretical statistics, generalized fiducial inference, and applications to biology, engineering and forensic science. Jan Hannig received his Mgr (MS equivalent) in mathematics in 1996 from the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. He received Ph.D. in statistics and probability in 2000 from Michigan State University under the direction of Professor A.V. Skorokhod. From 2000 to 2008 he was on the faculty of the Department of Statistics at Colorado State University where he was promoted to an Associate Professor. He has joined the Department of Statistics and Operation Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 and was promoted to Professor in 2013. He is an elected member of International Statistical Institute and a fellow of the American Statistical Association and Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Jan Hannig has been a PI and co-PI on several federally funded projects. To date he has advised and co-advised 26 Ph.D students and published over 75 peer-reviewed publications. He serves or served as an associate editor of Journal of American Statistical Association, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Sankhya, Statistical Theory and Related Fields, Electronic Journal of Statistics and Stat.