Meet the Candidate — Trustee Election
Elections are now open for the position of URFA Trustee for Trust Fund 2023. All members are eligible to vote starting on April 19, with a deadline to vote of April 25 at 12 p.m.
Ballots will be emailed to members. If you do not receive your ballot, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidate Bio — Andrei Volodin
Andrei Volodin is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Regina. His research has focused primarily on Mathematical Statistics and Probability Theory, though his current work has expanded to Applied Statistics. Andrei’s research program revolves around a common theme: asymptotics (expansion of a statistic or of a distribution).
Andrei received his PhD in Mathematics from Vilnius University in Lithuania and his PhD in Statistics from the University of Regina. He spent two years working as a Professor of Statistics at the University of Western Australia and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Thammasat University in Thailand.
Andrei arrived at the University of Regina in 1999 as a PhD student. In 2000, he started to work as a sessional instructor at the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada and Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Andrei was hired by the University of Regina as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2002. In 2005 he was promoted to the level tenured Associate Professor and in 2012 he obtained Full Professor status at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina.
Currently Andrei is the Trustee for the University of Regina Faculty Association Trust Fund starting from September 2017. He is applying for this position for the next term.