University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Phone: (313) 763-3495

E-mail: michaelw@stat.lsa.umich.edu

M.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon, 1964

B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University, 1962.

- L.J. Savage Professor of Statistics, University of Michigan, 1994-
- Chairman of Statistics, University of Michigan, 1977-1983
- Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Michigan, 1973-
- Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Michigan, 1969-1973
- Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Michigan, 1968
- Assistant Professor of Statistics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1966-67

- Professor II of Statistics, Rutgers University, 1983-84
- Visiting Professor of Mathematics, Massachusettes Institute of Technology, 1976-77
- Visiting Associate Professor of Statistics, Columbia University, 1970-71
- Research Associate, Stanford University, 1965-66

- Editor, Annals of Statistics, 1992-1994
- Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, 1983-1991; 1998-2001
- Associate Editor, Annals of Probability, 1982-1990
- Associate Editor, J. Statist. Plan. Inf., 1985-
- Associate Editor, Sequential Analysis, 1982-

- External Review Committee for Statistics at Purdue University, 1994.
- National Academy of Scienes Workshop on Statistical Issues in Defense Analysis, September 1992.
- Advisory Member, National Institute of the Statistical Sciences, 1990-92
- Cosmology Panel (a subcommittee of the Avisory Committees for Astronomy, Mathematics, and Physics at N.S.F.), Feb.-Mar. 1988. Program Chair, Tenth Midwest Probability Colloquium, 1987-88.
- Council, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 1982-1985.
- Principle Lecturer, NSF-CBMS Regional Conference in Statistics, Stillwater Oklahoma, June 1980.

- A central limit theorem for doubly adaptive biased coin designs. Ann. Statist, 23 (1995), 234-254. (With Jeff Eisele)
- A penalized maximum likelihood estimate of $f(0+)$ when $f$ is non-increasing, Statistica Sinica, 3 (1993), 505-515. (With Jiayang Sun)
- Expansions for the moments of randomly stopped averages. Ann. Statist., 21 (1993), 503-519. (With G. Aras)
- A central limit theorem for functions of a Markov chain with application to shifts. Stoch. Proc. Appl., 41 (1992), 33-44.
- Integrable expansions for posterior distributions for one parameter exponential families, Statistica Sinica, 2 (1991), 91-112.
- Minimax estimation in non-parametric regression, Ann. Statist., 19 (1991), 2003-2014. (With Nancy Heckman)
- On the non-linear renewal theorem, Ann. Prob., 18 (1990), 1790-1805.
- Very weak expansions for sequentially designed experiments: linear models, Ann. Statist., 17 (1989), 1087-1102.
- Asymptotic expansions in boundary crossing problems. Ann. Prob., 15 (1987), 102-114. (With Bob Keener)
- Estimating a distribution function with truncated data, Ann. Statist., 13 (1985), 163-177. Correction: Ann. Statist., 15, 883.
- On model selection and the generalized arc sine laws, Ann. Statist., 10 (1982), 1182-1194.
- Nonlinear Renewal Theory in Sequential Analysis. S.I.A.M. (1982)
- A renewal theorem for curved boundaries and moments of first passage times, Ann. Prob., 4 (1976), 67-80.
- Maximum likelihood estimation of a translation parameter for a truncated distribution. Ann. Math. Statist.,, 43 (1972), 113-122.
- On choosing a delta sequence, Ann. Math. Statist., 41 (1970), 1165-1671.

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