Smeal's Fong elected fellow of International Society for Bayesian Analysis

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Duncan Fong, the Calvin E. and Pamala T. Zimmerman Endowed Fellow and professor of marketing in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been elected a fellow of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), a society dedicated to the development and application of Bayesian analysis.

ISBA Fellows are elected by the ISBA Board of Directors to honor members of the society who have made outstanding contributions in some aspect of statistical work.

A founding member of the ISBA, Fong served on its governing board from 1992-94 and as an associate editor of the ISBA Bulletin, the society’s official publication, from 2001-04.

Fong has research expertise in marketing research, Bayesian statistics, forecasting and supply chain management. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, an editor of the Asian European Journal of Mathematics and an editorial board member of the International Journal of Research in Marketing.

Fong’s bachelor’s degree in mathematics comes from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and he holds a master’s and a doctoral degree in statistics from Purdue University. He has been a member of the Smeal faculty since 1987.

Last Updated December 05, 2013