Rao, J.N.K. 1937-

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RAO, J.N.K. 1937–

PERSONAL: Born May 16, 1937, in Eluru, India; son of J. Seetaram Setty and J. Sakuntalamma; married Neela Sule, February 20, 1965; children: J. Sunil, J. Supriya Rao-Murray. Ethnicity: "East Indian." Education: Andhra University, India, B.A., 1954; Bombay University, M.A., 1956; Iowa State University, Ph.D., 1961. Religion: Hindu.

ADDRESSES: Home—34 Aldridge Way, Nepean, Ontario K2G 4H8, Canada. Office—Carleton University, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Ottawa K1S 5B6, Canada. E-mail[email protected]arleton.ca.

CAREER: Writer and statistician. Iowa State University, Ames, assistant professor, 1961–63; Texas A&M University, College Station, associate professor, 1965–67, professor, 1967–69; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, professor, 1969–73; Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, professor, 1973–2000. Statistics Canada, Ottawa, consultant, 1974–.

MEMBER: International Statistical Institute, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Biometrics Society, American Statistical Association, Canadian Statistical Association, Royal Society of Canada, Statistical Society of Canada.

AWARDS, HONORS: Gold Medal, Statistical Society of Canada, 1993.

WRITINGS:

Small Area Estimation, John Wiley (Hoboken, NJ), 2003.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on small-area estimation, missing data analysis, and survey sampling.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Journal of the American Statistical Association, March, 2004, Gauri Sankar Datta, review of Small Area Estimation, p. 294.