Short Curriculum Vitae for Steffen L. Lauritzen

Personal information

Danish citizen, born on April 22, 1947

Academic degrees

Cand. stat. (M.Sc.) University of Copenhagen, 1972
Lic. stat. (Ph.D.) University of Copenhagen, 1975
Dr. scient. (D.Sc.) University of Copenhagen, 1982

Positions held

Research Fellow, Assistant and Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 1972-1981.
Professor, Aalborg University, 1981-

Recent PhD candidates

1996: Bo Thiesson, Some statistical methods for learning probabilistic networks.
1997: Heidi H. Andersen, Monte Carlo likelihood in complex graphical models.
1998: Flemming Skj°th, Models for repeated measures in agricultural research.
2002: Malene H°jbjerre, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods in directed graphical models.

Selected external posts

Associate editor of the Annals of Statistics 1983-1988
Elector of The Professorship of Statistical Science at Cambridge University, UK, 1994-
Chairman of Steering Committee for Scientific Programme on Highly Structured Stochastic Systems under the European Science Foundation, 1997-2000
Editor of The Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 1998-2000

Selected honours

The 1989 award of the American Statistical Association for an ``Outstanding Statistical Application''
Honorary Fellow of Royal Statistical Society, 1992
The Guy Medal in Silver, Royal Statistical Society, 1996
Knight of the Order of Dannebrog, 1999
DeGroot prize, 2002

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