Andrew Rukhin received his Ph. D. degree from the
Steklov Mathematical Institute, Leningrad, USSR
in 1970 and after emigrating to USA in 1977 taught at Purdue University
and at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He joined UMBC in 1989
as a Professor of Mathematics and Statistics.
He also serves as a Mathematical Statistician at the Statistical Engineering
Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
His principal research interests include
statistical estimation, change-point analysis,
statistical decision theory, meta-analysis, information theory,
testing randomness, probabilities on algebraic structures,
signal detection, adaptive classification procedures,
recursive multiple decisions, and interlaboratory studies.
He is a Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
Fellow of American Statistical Association,
and a recipient of Senior Distinguished Scientist Award By Alexander von
Humboldt-Foundation in Germany, as well as of the
W. J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing.
He authored about 200 papers in many journals and serves as an
Advisory Editor of "Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference",
Associate Editor of "Statistics and Probability Letters",
Associate Editor of "Mathematical Methods of Statistics",
Associate Editor of "Applicationes Mathematicae".