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C.G. Khatri Visiting Scholars and Lecturers

C.G. KhatriC.G. Khatri (08/08/1931 – 03/31/1989) was a frequent visitor to the Center for Multivariate Analysis. He has authored or co-authored several books and about two hundred research publications in prestigious journals.

In order to perpetuate the memory of C.G. Khatri, a Visiting Scholars Program was started at Penn State in 1992. Under this program, outstanding scholars are invited to visit the CMA to give lectures and/or participate in research work. This program was led by Professor C. R. Rao, the director of the CMA from 1992 to 2003. Now, this program has become C.G. Khatri Memorial Lectures.


List of C.G. Khatri Visiting Scholars and Memorial Lecturers


2024 Lance Waller Emory University
2023 Josée Dupuis McGill University
2019 Tailen Hsing University of Michigan
2017 Paul R. Rosenbaum The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
2015 Vijay V. Raghavan University of Louisiana at Lafayette
2008 Alan Walker Pennsylvania State University
2006 Thomas Kailath Stanford University
2003 John F. Nash, Jr. Princeton University
2001 Calyampudi R. Rao Pennsylvania State University
2000 Grace Wahba University of Wisconsin-Madison
1999 Sir Roger Penrose University of Oxford
1997 Ulf Grenander Brown University
1995 Lawrence D. Brown The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
1994 Charles J. Stone University of California, Berkeley
1994 Herbert Robbins Rutgers University
1993 Donald L. Burkholder University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1992 Theodore W. Anderson Stanford University