C. R. Rao biography

C. R. Rao

Statistician, Academic

1920 –

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Who is C. R. Rao?

Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao, FRS known as C R Rao is an Indian American mathematician and statistician. He is currently professor emeritus at Penn State University and Research Professor at the University at Buffalo. Rao has been honoured by numerous colloquia, honorary degrees, and festschrifts and was awarded the US National Medal of Science in 2002. The American Statistical Association has described him as "a living legend whose work has influenced not just statistics, but has had far reaching implications for fields as varied as economics, genetics, anthropology, geology, national planning, demography, biometry, and medicine." The Times of India listed Rao as one of the top 10 Indian scientists of all time.

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Born
Sep 10, 1920
Hoovina Hadagali
Also known as
  • C. Radhakrishna Rao
Religion
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • India
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • Andhra University
  • University of Calcutta
  • King's College, Cambridge
Employment
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Cambridge
Lived in
  • India
  • Karnataka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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