1937 Born, Toronto, Canada

- 1961-2 Social Science Research Council Fellow, London School of Economics
- 1961 Ph.D., Mathematics, Princeton University
- 1960 M.A., Mathematics, Princeton University
- Associate of the Society of Actuaries
- 1959 B.A., Mathematics, Victoria University, University of Toronto
- Lieutenant(c), Royal Canadian Naval Reserve

- 1979-81 Chair, Statistics Department, UCB
- 1977 Short Term Visitor, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organization, Australia
- 1976 Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
- 1969- Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
- 1969 Instructional Lecturer, 12th Biennial Seminar, Canadian Mathematical Congress
- 1967-8 Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
- 1966-9 Reader, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
- 1964-6 Lecturer, LSE
- 1962-4 Member of Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories (half-time)
- Lecturer in Mathematics, Princeton University (half-time)

- 2010 Visiting Maclaurin Fellow, New Zealand Institute of Mathematics & its Applications
- Honourary Member, Statistical Society of Canada
- 2008 Doctor of Science (honoris causa), McMaster University, Canada
- 2007 PIMS 10th Anniversary Distinguished Lecturer
- Principal Lecturer, 10th Latin American Congress on Statistics and Probability (Unable to present due to family illness and death just before)
- 2006 Foreign Member, Brazilian Academy of Science
- 2005 Neyman Lecturer, IMS
- 2004 Huggins Lecturer, Acadia University, Nova Scotia
- Filmed as a Distinguished Statistician for the American Statistical Association's Archive
- Pfizer Colloquium, University of Connecticut
- Foreign Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
- 2003 Doctor of Mathematics (honoris causa), University of Waterloo.
- 2002 Keynote Speaker, 34th Symposium on the Interface
- 2002 Founding Fellow, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
- 2001 Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation
- Honorary Member, Probability and Statistics Section, Cuban Society of Mathematics and Computation
- 2000 Britton Lecturer, McMaster University, Canada
- 1999 Doctor of Science (honoris causa), University of Western Ontario
- 1997 Lecturer PIMS Inaugural Meeting
- 1996 Hunter Lecturer, International Environmetrics Society
- 1994 Distinguished Lecturer, Simon Fraser University
- Keynote Speaker, SPIE International Society for Optical Engineering, San Diego
- 1993 Keynote Speaker, 25th Symposium on the Interface
- Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Principal Lecturer, 5th Latin American Congress on Statistics and Probability
- Keynote Speaker, Stochastic and Statistical Methods in Hydrology and Environmental Engineering Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
- Keynote Speaker, Winter Meeting, Canadian Mathematical Society
- 1992 Recipient Gold Medal, Statistical Society of Canada
- Herzberg Lecturer, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
- Keynote Speaker, 3rd General Meeting of the Environmetric Society, Helsinki
- Invited Lecturer, Opening Meeting Fields Institute
- 1991 R.A. Fisher Award of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies
- Distinguished Lecturer, University of Texas at Dallas.
- 1989 Wilks Lecturer, Princeton University
- 1985 Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
- Principal Speaker, Summer Research Institute, Australian Mathematical Society
- Principal Speaker, 2nd Latin American Congress on Statistics and Probability, Caracas
- 1984 Hotelling Lecturer, University of North Carolina
- 1983 Wald Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Invited Speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians, Warsaw
- Guest Lecturer, Peking University, Beijing, China
- 1982-3 Guggenheim Fellow
- 1981 Jacob Marschak Seminar Speaker, UCLA
- 1979 Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Los Angeles
- 1975-6 Guggenheim Fellow
- 1974 Member, International Statistical Institute
- Special Invited Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Edmonton
- 1973 Miller Research Professor, UCB
- 1972 Fellow, American Statistical Association
- 1969 Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- 1961-1962 Social Science Research Council Fellow
- 1960-1961 Bell Telephone Laboratories Graduate Fellowship
- 1959-60 Woodrow Wilson National Fellow
- 1959 Canada Council Scholarship
- 1959 S. H. Janes Medal, Prim in Math et Phys, Victoria University, Toronto
- 1958 One of top five competitors in Putnam Mathematical Competition

- 2008-9 Member CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Committee
- 2007- Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Center for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Norway
- 2006- Editorial Board, Latin American Journal of Probability and Mathematical Statistics
- 2006-8 President, The International Environmetrics Society (TIES), the Environmetrics Section of the ISI
- 2003-5 Chair, Advisory Committee Berkeley Seismographic Laboratory
- 2003-7 Chair, Committee on Publications, International Statistical Institute (ISI)
- 2003 Charter Member, Network of Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)
- 2001-2 President, Statistical Society of Canada
- Member, Advisory Committee Berkeley Seismographic Laboratory
- 2000-4 Chair, Committee on Probability and Statistics in the Physical Sciences, Bernoulli Society
- 2000 Member, Committee to Consider Service Medal Awards, International Statistical Institute
- 1999-2005 Member, Scientific Review Panel, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)
- 1999-2000 Chair, Section U (Statistics), American Association for the Advancement of Science
- 1998-2001 Section Editor, Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
- 1998-2001 Member, Synge Prize Committee, Royal Society of Canada
- 1998- Associate Editor, Brazilian J. Probability and Statistics
- 1997 Member, NASA Panel to Review the Haystack Radar
- 1997- Faculty Participant, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)
- 1996-7 Member, International Committee to Review Canadian Mathematics
- 1996- Deputy Editor, Environmetrics
- 1995-7 Editor, Statistical Science
- 1995- Editorial Board, Resenhas, now Sao Paulo Journal of Mathematical Sciences
- 1995 Board, National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS)
- Member, IMS Committee on Liaison with Bernoulli Society
- 1994-5 President, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- Member, Awards Committee, Statistical Society of Canada
- 1994-7 Member-at-Large, Section on Statistics, AAAS
- 1994-8 Editor, Statistical Science
- Member, Parzen Prize Committee
- 1993-7 Advisory Committee, Earthquake Engineering Research Center
- 1993-5 Member, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS)
- 1992-4 Consulting Editor, Canadian Journal of Statistics
- 1992-8 Member, Scientific Advisory Panel, Fields Institute, Canada
- 1991-2002 Co-Chair, Group in Biostatistics
- 1991-4 Editorial Board, Case Studies in Biometry
- 1990-6 Editorial Advisory Board, Environmetrics
- 1990 Member, Blue Ribbon Committee on the Establishment of Mediterranean Fruit Fly in California
- 1988- Faculty Participant, Earthquake Engineering Research Center
- 1988-90 Board of Governors, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
- 1987-93 Editorial Board, Chance
- 1987-91 Editor, International Statistical Review
- 1987-90 Member, Grant Selection Committee for Statistics, National Research Council of Canada
- 1987-8 Chair, Awards Committee, Statistical Society of Canada
- 1986-7 Member P. Robillard Award Committee, Statistical Society of Canada
- 1985-7 Member, Committee on Research Support, Statistical Society of Canada
- 1985-6 Member, Committee on Honourary Fellows, Statistical Society of Canada
- 1984-7 Editor, Statistical Science
- 1982-91 Member, Statistical Methods Advisory Committee, Statistics Canada
- 1980-92 Member, Demography Group
- 1980-7 Board of Editors, Journal of Theoretical Neurobiology
- 1980-3 Member, Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics, National Research Council
- 1979-87 Editorial Board, Journal of Time Series Analysis
- 1979-81 Member, Committee to Prepare Roster of Statisticians, International Statistical Institute
- 1978-80 Member, Committee on the Integration of Statistics, International Statistical Institute
- 1978-82 Member, Panel on Fertility Determinants, National Research Council
- 1978-9 Member, Regional Activity and Demographic Review Committee (READ), U.S. Department of Energy
- 1977-9 Member, Committee on Corporate Members, Mathematical Association of America
- 1977-87 Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Statistics
- 1977-80 Member, Grant Selection Committees for Mathematics and Statistics, National Research Council of Canada
- 1977-9 Member, National Statistics Committee, National Research Council
- 1977-8 Member, Statistical Task Force, Weather Modification Advisory Board
- Chair, Advisory Committee, Survey Research Center
- 1977-8 Vice Chair Statistics Department
- 1976-87 Editorial Board, Springer-Verlag Series in Statistics and Lecture Notes in Statistics
- 1976-8 Publications Committee, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- 1976 Chair, Nominating Committee, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- 1975-8 Editorial Board, Journal of Multivariate Analysis
- 1975-92 Research Associate, Seismographic Stations, UCB
- 1975-9 Council of the Bernoulli Society
- 1975-7 Advisor on Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Council of Ontario Universities
- 1975-6 Chair, Editor Selection Committee, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- 1974-7 Council of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- 1974-5 Vice Chair, Statistics Department
- 1972-83 Member, Analysis Advisory Committee, National Assessment of Educational Progress
- 1972-8 Associate Editor, Annals of Probability
- 1972-8 Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics
- 1973-1976 Member, Advisory Board, Survey Research Center
- 1973 Co-Organizer, Conference on Forecasting Air Pollution for California
- 1972-8 Chairman, Evans Hall Computer Committee
- 1970-2 Associate Editor, Annals of Mathematical Statistics
- 1968-9 Editorial Board, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B
- Member, Research Section Committee, Royal Statistical Society
- 1960-1 Chair, Graduate College Committee, Princeton University

- Institute of Mathematical Statistics
- Royal Statistical Society
- American Statistical Association
- Statistical Society of Canada
- Statistical Society of Brazil
- The International Environmetrics Society
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Royal Society of Canada
- Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters
- Brazilian Academy of Sciences
- American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Seismological Society of America
- Canadian Mathematical Society

- United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Seismological Group, Blacknest, Berks
- National Broadcasting Corporation, New York City
- National Assessment of Educational Progress, Denver
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston
- Geomatrix Inc., Oakland
- Institute of Biometry and Community Medicine, University of Exeter, England
- Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
- United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority