PhD, StatisticsStanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2001

AB magna cum laudeApplied MathematicsHarvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, 1995.


Professor, University of Waterloo - Statistics & Actuarial Science (UW-S&AS), Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2014-present.

Associate Professor (with tenure), UW-S&AS, 2007-14.

Assistant Professor, UW-S&AS, 2001-07.

Research Assistant, National Economic Research Associates, Inc., New York, NY, USA, 1995-96.

Administrative Positions

Director of Data Science, UW-S&AS, 2017-18.

Associate Chair – Graduate Studies, UW-S&AS, 2014-15.


Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award, Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council, 2011.  

AusCan Scholarship, Statistical Society of Canada, 2006. 

Student Paper Competition AwardAmerican Statistical Association (ASA) - Computing Section, 2001. 

Phi Beta KappaAlpha Chapter of Massachusetts at Harvard University1995.

Editorial Boards

Associate Editor, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 2013-present.

Associate Editor, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 2010-13. 

Associate Editor, The American Statistician, 2008-present.

Professional Services

Member, The Canadian Journal of Statistics Award Committee, SSC, 2015-present.

Council of Sections Representative, ASA - Statistical Learning & Data Mining Section, 2014-16.

Chair, Student Paper Competition Award CommitteeASA - Statistical Learning & Data Mining Section, 2012-13.

President (elect, proper, past), Business & Industrial Statistics SectionStatistical Society of Canada (SSC), 2011-14.  

Member, Program CommitteeJoint Statistical Meetings, 2009-10. 

Member, Pierre Robillard Award Selection Committee, SSC, 2004-06.