R. A. Fisher Lectureship
| Terry Speed|
Peter D. Finch
| Terence Paul Speed
14 March 1943 (age 72) (1943-03-14) |
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
University of California, Berkeley
University of Sheffield
Monash University (PhD)
Some topics in the theory of distributive lattices (1968)
Prime Minister's Prizes for Science (2013)
Monash University, University of Melbourne
Jim Pitman, Bin Yu
Terry Speed Wikipedia
Terence Paul "Terry" Speed (born 14 March 1943), FAA FRS is an Australian statistician. A senior principal research scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, he is known for his contributions to the analysis of variance and bioinformatics, and in particular to the analysis of microarray data.
Speed obtained a Ph.D. from Monash University in 1968 with a thesis titled Some topics in the theory of distributive lattices under the supervision of Peter D. Finch.
Speed is currently laboratory head in the Bioinformatics division at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, in Melbourne, and was head of the division until 31 August 2014. Previously, he was sharing his time between this position and the department of statistics of the University of California, Berkeley.
Speed was an expert witness at the trial for the O. J. Simpson murder case, as well as an expert witness in the Imanishi-Kari case an affair of alleged scientific misconduct which involved biologist David Baltimore.
Speed has supervised at least 69 research students.
In 1989 Speed was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. Speed was president of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2004. In 2002, he received the Pitman medal. In 2009 he was awarded a NHMRC Australia Fellowship. On 30 October 2013, he received the Australian Prime Minister's Prize for Science. Speed was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) of London in 2013. His nomination reads:
Speed married Freda Elizabeth Pollard in 1964.