Dr. Sallie Ann Keller is Director and Professor of Statistics for theSocial and Decision Analytics Laboratory within the Biocomplexity Instituteof Virginia Tech. Her prior positions include Academic Vice-President andProvost at University of Waterloo, Director of the IDA Science andTechnology Policy Institute, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean ofEngineering at Rice University, Head of the Statistical Sciences group atLos Alamos National Laboratory, Professor of Statistics at Kansas StateUniversity, and Statistics Program Director at the National ScienceFoundation.
Dr. Keller has served as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Boardon Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, the Committee on NationalStatistics, and has chaired the Committee on Applied and TheoreticalStatistics. Dr. Keller’s areas of expertise are social and decisioninformatics, statistical underpinnings of data science, uncertaintyquantification, and data access and confidentiality. She is a leading voicein creating the science of *all* data and advancing this research acrossdisciplines to benefit society. She is fellow of the American Associationfor the Advancement of Science, elected member of the InternationalStatistics Institute, fellow and past president of the American StatisticalAssociation, and member of the JASON advisory group. She holds a Ph.D. instatistics from the Iowa State University.