Professor Peter HALL

Position: Australian Laureate Fellow
Email: halpstat@ms.unimelb.edu.au
Room: 189
Ext. Number: 49682
Webpage: www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~halpstat/
Research Group:- Statistics
Interests: - Statistics

Recent Publications:

  • Feature selection when there are many influential features (2014) more
  • On selecting interacting features from high-dimensional data (2014) more
  • Parametrically Assisted Nonparametric Estimation of a Density in the Deconvolution Problem (2014) more
  • Quick and easy one-step parameter estimation in differential equations (2014) more
  • Reanalysis of ƒ-statistic gravitational-wave searches with the higher criticism statistic (2013) more

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Current Postgraduate Supervision:

Luke GANDOLFO "To be advised"
Peter HICKEY "The statistical analysis of data from high-throughput assays for studying DNA methylation."
Shaoke LEI "nonparametric methods for complex data"
Andrew STACEY
Jason TRAN "On convergence rates for nonparametric regression with errors in variables"

Past Postgraduate Supervision:

Sandy Jane CLARKE "Some problems in the analysis of high-dimensional data"
Farshid JAMSHIDI "Problems in nonparametric curve estimation"
Hugh MILLER "Statistical methods for the analysis of high-dimensional data"
Tung PHAM "Statistical inverse problems"
Belinda PHIPSON "Empirical Bays modelling of expression profiles and their associations"

Past MSc Students:

Ngoc Mai TRAN "An introduction to theoretical properties of functional principal component analysis"
Hui-Shyang LEE
Simon WALTER
Adel FODA
Leon DI STEFANO

Recent Grant History:

Year(s) Source Type Title
2012 - 2016 ARC ARC Laureate Fellowship NEW DIRECTIONS, NEW PROBLEMS AND NEW DATA TYPES IN STATISTICAL SCIENCE
2014 - 2016 ARC Discovery Nonparametric data analysis in statistical science (080079)
2009 - 2013 ARC Discovery Inverse and related problems in statistics
2008 - 2012 ARC Discovery Theory and application of computer-intensive, nonparametric statistical methods
2007 - 2011 ARC Federation Fellowship Nonparametric Statistical Methods - New Directions, Theory and Applications
2003 - 2010 ARC Centre Of Excellence ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems

Awards:

Year Name Organisation
2013 Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences National Academy of Sciences
2013 Officer of the Order of Australia Australian Government
2012 Samuel S. Wilks Award American Statistical Association
2011 Australian Laureate Fellow Australian Research Council
2011 Guy Medal in Silver Royal Statistical Society
2010 Szekeres Medal Australian Mathematical Society
2009 Moyal Medal Macquarie University
2009 Challis Award and Lectures University of Florida
2008 Distinguished Achievement Award International Chinese Statistical Association
2007 Gottfried E. Noether Senior Scholar Award American Statistical Association
2007 Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture Australian Academy of Science
2006 Australian Federation Fellow Australian Research Council
2003 Centenary Medal Australian Government
2002 Australian Professorial Fellow Australian Research Council
2002 Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Royal Society of Edinburgh
2002 Award for an Outstanding Paper on Statistical Applications American Statistical Association
2000 Fellow of the Royal Society of London Royal Society of London
2000 Centennial Professorship (2000-2002) London School of Economics
1996 Fellow of the American Statistical Association American Statistical Association
1994 Hannan Medal Australian Academy of Science
1990 Pitman Medal Statistical Society of Australia
1989 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society Royal Statistical Society
1989 Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Award Institute of Mathematical Statistics
1989 Lyle Medal Australian Academy of Science
1987 Fellow of The Australian Academy of Science Australian Academy of Science
1986 Edgeworth David Medal Royal Society of NSW
1986 Rollo Davidson Prize Cambridge University
1986 Medal of the Australian Mathematical Society Australian Mathematical Society
1984 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Responsibilities:

Academic Board member

Committees:

Management Committee
Strategic Planning Committee