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N. Balakrishnan  Narayanaswamy BalakrishnanDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics McMaster University Ontario, Canada
bala@mcmaster.ca webpage 
Research interests: Order statistics, distribution theory, robust inference, multivariate analysis, reliability, and statistical inference.
Activities:  EditorinChief of Communications in Statistics  Theory and Methods  EditorinChief of Communications in Statistics  Simulation and Computation  Executive Editor of Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference  EditorinChief of Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences 
Lecture Title: Permanents and Applications Lecture 1  Permanents and an Application to Ordered Data Lecture 2  Permanents with Application to Outliers, Robustness and Ranked Set Sampling Presentation download Ali S. HadiResearch interests: Statistical computing and graphics, robust statistics and outlier detection, linear and nonlinear models, multivariate analysis, matrix algebra and numerical analysis.
Activities:  Editorinchief of International Statistical Review  Cofounding Editor of the Journal of Economic and Social Research  Associate Editor of the Journal of the International Environmetrics Society (19932009)  Associate Editor, TEST (20022005)  Editor, TIES Newsletter of the International Environmetrics Society (19962000)  Associate Editor, Benchmarking for Quality Management and Technology (19932005)  Associate Editor, Journal of Statistical Studies (19932004)  Elected member of the Board of Directors, the International Environmetrics Society (19992000)  Elected member of the Board on the International Association for Statistical Computing (19972000)  Advisory Editorial Board member for ERC Press (19922000)  Panel member, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1996, 1998 
Lecture Title: Applications of Matrix Algebra in Various Fields Lecture 1  Matrices Useful for Graph Theory and Expert Systems Lecture 2  Interesting Applications of Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors Lecture 3  Regularization of IllPosed Systems Lecture 4  Preprocessing the Rows of Multivariate Data Grossly Distorts Their Graphical and Correlation Structures Volker Mehrmann Research interests: Numerical analysis, matrix theory, control theory, parallel computing.
Activities:  EditorinChief of Linear Algebra and its Applications  EditorinChief of Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra (19951999)  Associate Editor of Linear Algebra and its Applications (19921999) 
Lecture Title: Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems: Analysis and Numerical Solution Lecture 1  Matrix polynomials in science and engineering Lecture 2  Theory of structured matrix polynomials Lecture 3  Numerical methods for small nonlinear eigenvalue problems Lecture 4  Numerical methds for large scale linear and nonlinear eigenvalue problems Presentation download

