George Box Curriculum Vitae

Birth Date: October 18, 1919
Place of Birth: Gravesend, Kent, England
Death Date: March 28, 2013
Place of Death: Madison, Wisconsin, United States

This CV is in process of being updated from 1991 to the present.
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  • Education
  • Professional Experience
  • Consulting & Teaching
  • Memberships
  • Special Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • EDUCATION

    1947: B. Sc. in Mathematical Statistics with First Class Honours, London
    University
    1952: Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics, London University
    1961: D. Sc., London University

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (through 1991)

    1992-2013: Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1990 Fellow CASBS, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford.
    1990-1992 Director of Research, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1986-1990: Director, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1980-1992: Vilas Research Professor of Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1971-1980: Ronald Aylmer Fisher Professor of Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1970-1971: Visiting Professor, University of Essex, Colchester, England.
    1968-1970: Professor of Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1965-1966: Visiting Ford Foundation Professor, Harvard Business School.
    Fall 1968, Fall 1967, 1960-1965: Professor and Chairman of the Statistics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
    1957-1959: Director of the Statistical Techniques Research Group, Princeton University, New Jersey.
    1953-1954: Visiting Research Professor, University of North Carolina, on leave of absence from Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    1948-1956: Statistician and Head of Statistical Techniques Research Section, Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd., Blackley, Manchester, England.
    1942-1945: Worked with experimenters designing and analyzing experiments, Chemical Defense Experiment Station, Porton, England.

    CONSULTING AND TEACHING (through 1991)

    Ford Motor Company
    Hewlett Packard
    Boeing Aircraft
    R.J. Reynolds
    World Bank
    Federal Reserve Board

    MEMBERSHIPS (through 1991)

    The Royal Society (fellow)
    American Academy of Arts & Science (fellow)
    American Statistical Association (fellow, past president, Wilks Medal)
    Institute of Mathematical Statistics (fellow, past president)
    American Society for Quality Control (fellow, Shewhart Medal,
    Brumbaugh Award)
    International Statistical Institute (member)
    Royal Statistical Society (fellow, Guy Medal in Silver)
    Biometrics Society (member)
    Institute of Statisticians (honorary fellow)