Robert Tibshirani

Professor of Statistics
Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Joint Appointment or Affiliation:
Robert Tibshirani

Robert Tibshirani's main interests are in applied statistics, biostatistics, and data mining. He is co-author of the books Generalized Additive Models (with T. Hastie), An Introduction to the Bootstrap (with B. Efron), and Elements of Statistical Learning (with T. Hastie and J. Friedman). His current research focuses on problems in biology and genomics, medicine, and industry. With collaborator Balasubramanian Narasimhan, he also develops software packages for genomics and proteomics.

Graduation Year
Dissertation Title
Local Likelihood Estimation
Advisor Name
Committee Names
Friedman, Switzer

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Professor Tibshirani has been chosen for this important recognition of meritorious achievement and scholarship, as well as highly significant impact of statistical methods on scientific investigations.
Professor Tibshirani has been named as the 2021 recipient of the ISI Founders of Statistics Prize for Contemporary Research Contributions.