It is with deep regret to inform you that our emeritus faculty member, Dr.
Asit Basu, passed away on Oct 19, 2015.
Dr. Basu was a Professor of Statistics at the University of Missouri
Columbia from 1974 until his retirement in 2002. He chaired the Department of
Statistics from 1976 to 1983. He was the author of numerous articles for
statistical journals and edited five books on statistics. He enjoyed advising
and at least fourteen students completed a PhD thesis under his guidance. He
was a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Institute of
Mathematical Statistics, American Association for the Advancement of Science,
and The Royal Statistical Society, UK, and an Elected member of the
International Statistical Institute.
The family will receive friends and colleagues from ,
, at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel in Columbia, MO. A
memorial service to celebrate Dr. Basu's life will follow.
Memorial contributions are suggested to MU Libraries Gift Fund for the 100th
anniversary sent to University of Missouri, Office of Gift Processing, 109
Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia, MO 65211 or charity of the donor's choice.
Dongchu Sun University of Missouri Department of Statistics Chair
ASIT BASU (Publications)