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Kelly named Fellow of the American Statistical Association

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has honored Elizabeth Kelly with the title of Fellow.
August 2, 2016
Elizabeth Kelly

Elizabeth Kelly

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Kelly is a member of the American Statistical Society and the American Society for Quality.

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has honored Elizabeth Kelly of the Lab's Statistical Sciences group with the title of Fellow. The ASA recognized her for providing exemplary statistical leadership of and collaboration on multidisciplinary teams dealing with environmental restoration, weapon quality, and nuclear materials storage to ensure the safety and security of the Nation. She will receive the Fellow award at a 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings ceremony in Chicago this August.

Kelly’s achievements

Kelly received her doctorate in biostatistics from the University of California, Los Angeles and joined the Laboratory in 1985 as a scientist in the Statistical Sciences Group. She has served as the project leader for Environmental Restoration Assessments Technical Teams in the Environmental Restoration Program and as the deputy group leader for Statistical Sciences. Her current statistical work and research includes develops surveillance sampling plans and statistical modeling and analysis approaches in support of programs to ensure the safe storage and disposal of plutonium-bearing materials. Kelly is a member of the American Statistical Society and the American Society for Quality.

About the American Statistical Association

The ASA is the world’s largest community of statisticians and the oldest continuously operating professional science society in the USA. Its 18,000 members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare. The distinction of Fellow is reserved for less than one-third of one percent of the ASA membership.


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