Ed Ionides, professor of Statistics, has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Ed is recognized for distinguished contributions to the theory and practice of statistical inference for partially observed stochastic dynamic systems, with applications including infectious disease transmission.
AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science as well as Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, Science Advances, Science Immunology and Science Robotics. AAAS was founded in 1848 and includes nearly 250 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals.
Ed is one of fifteen U-M scientists and engineers to be name AAAS fellows this year. New fellows will be honored in February during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Congratulations to Ed!