Professional and Academic Service


Present:

Australian Research Council: Member of College of Experts 2008-2010
Editorial Boards: Advances in Data Analysis and Classification
BMC Bioinformatics
Cancer Informatics
Journal of Classification
Journal of the Japanese Statistical Society (and the Japanese Journal of Statistics and Data Science)
Statistics and Computing
Statistical Modelling
Statistics Surveys
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (2014-2016)
Advances in Statistical Analysis (2010-2015)
Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics (1992-1997)
Biology Direct (2009-2015)
Biometrics (2003-2005)
Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (2007-2010)
Environmental and Ecological Statistics (2011-2012)
Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology (1996-2002)
Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation (1992-2003)
Statistical Methods in Medical Research (1992-2008)
Reviewer: Journals:     ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data
Advances in Bioinformatics
American Statistician
Annals of Statistics
Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Applied Statistics
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Bioinformatics
Biometrical Journal
Biometrika
Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics
Canadian Journal of Statistics
Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems
Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Simulation
Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Empirical Finance
Environmetrics
Genome Biology
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Image Communication
INFORMS
International Journal of Cancer
International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence
International Journal of Social Research Methodology
International Journal of Systems Science
International Statistical Review
Journal of Applied Statistics
Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Journal of Biomedicine & Biotechnology
Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
Journal of Machine Learning Research
Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Journal of Multivariate Analysis
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics
Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications
Journal of Statistical Planning & Inference
Journal of Statistical Software
Journal of the American Statistical Association
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B and C
Lifetime Data Analysis
Machine Learning
Metrika
Neural Computation
Nucleic Acids Research
Pattern Recognition
Pattern Recognition Letters
PLoS Computational Biology
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
Psychometrika
Quantitative Finance
Scandanavian Journal of Statistics
SIAM Journal on Optimization
SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing
Soft Computing
Statistical Data Analysis and Data Mining
Statistical Genetics and Mathematical Biology
Statistics
Statistics in Medicine
Statistics & Probability Letters
Technometrics
TEST
Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
Reviewer: Granting Bodies:     Australian Research Council
Hong Kong Research Council
Israel Science Foundation
National Health and Medical Research Council
National Science Foundation
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
National Security Agency
Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology
South African National Research Foundation

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the 1st International Conference on Econometrics and Statistics (EcoSta 2017), and also organizer of the invited session on "Modelling with Non-Gaussian Distributions," Hong Kong, 2017.

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the 9th International Conference of the ERCIM WG (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics Working Group) on Computing & Statistics (CMStatistics 2016), and also organizer of the invited session on "Mixture Models for Complex Data Sets," Sevilla, 2016.

Organizer of the invited session on Advances in Mixture Modelling at the 8th International Conference of the ERCIM WG (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics Working Group) on Computing & Statistics (CMStatistics 2015), London, 2015.

Organizer of session "Mixture Models: Recent Developments and Applications for Unsupervised and Supervised Classification" at IFCS 2015, the Biennial Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies, Bologna, 2015.

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the 7th International Conference of the ERCIM WG (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics Working Group) on Computing & Statistics (ERCIM 2014) and also organizer of the invited session on Mixture Models for Modern Applications, Pisa, 2014.

Member of the Scientific Committee of MBC2 - Model Based Clustering and Classification, the UniversitÓ di Catania, Catania, Sicily, 2014.

Organizer of Invited Session on Clustering and Classification at the Australian Statistical Conference in conjunction with the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Annual Meeting, Sydney, 2014.

Co-chair of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2013), Shanghai, 2013.

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the 6th International Conference of the ERCIM WG (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics Working Group) on Computing & Statistics (ERCIM 2013) and organizer of session On Some Issues in Cluster Analysis, London, 2013.

Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the 2013 Conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS), Tilburg, Netherlands, 2013.

Member of Defense Committee for PhD thesis submitted to Universite de Grenoble, in November, 2013.

Member of the Program Committee for the special session on Unsupervised Model-Based Learning: Bayesian Regularization and Sparsity (UMBL) within IJCNN 2013, Dallas, Texas, August, 2013.

Co-Chair of the 5th International Conference of the ERCIM WG (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics Working Group) on Computing & Statistics (ERCIM 2012), Oviedo, Spain, 2012.

Member of the Program Committee of IBC 2012, the XXVIth Biennial meeting of the International Biometric Society, Kobe, 2012.

Invited organizer of an IFCS session at COMPSTAT 2012 (20th International Conference on Computational Statistics) Cyprus, 2012.

Invited organizer of session "Applications of Mixture Models" at ISBIS 2012, the Biennial Conference of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS), Bangkok, 18-20 June, 2012.

Member of the Program Committee for the special session on Unsupervised Model-Based Learning (UCBL) within IJCNN 2012, Brisbane, 11-15 June, 2012.

Member of the Program Committee of the Tenth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2012), Melbourne, 17-19 January, 2012.

President of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) 2010-2011.

Member of Defense Committee for Habilitation thesis submitted to Department de Statistique, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, in December, 2010.

Member of Defense Committee for PhD thesis submitted to Laboratoire Statistiques et Genomes, Universite Evry Val d'Essonne, Paris Evry, in December, 2010.

Member of Defense Committee for PhD thesis submitted to Laboratoire de Mathematique d'Orsay, University of Paris-Sud 11, Paris, in September, 2010.

Member of the Program Committee of COMPSTAT 2010, 19th International Conference on Computational Statistics Paris, 22-27 August, 2010.

Member of the Program Committee of GfKl 2010: The 34th Annual Conference of the German Classification Society, Karlsruhe, Germany, 21-23 July, 2010.

Chair of an Evaluation Committee for INRIA in March 2010, Paris

Member of the Program Committee of the International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB 2009), an official conference of the Asia-Pacific Network, Singapore, 7-11 September, 2009.

Member of the National Organizing Committee of the 19th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW-2008) in Brisbane, 1-3 December, 2008.

Member of the Program Committee of the Third IAPR Conference in Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics, Melbourne, 15-18, October, 2008.

Joint organizer of the Program on Bioinformatics and Statistical Genetics at the Australian Statistical Conference , Melbourne, 30 June - 3 July, 2008.

Organizer of session on Statistical Analysis of Gene Expression at 2007 Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology, ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Brisbane, 25-29 June, 2007.

Member of the Program Committee of 19th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2006 (AI2006), Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 4-8 December 2006.

Member of the Program Committee of Workshop on Intelligent Systems for Bioinformatics (WISB-2006) held in conjunction with the 19th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 4 December 2006.

Invited organizer of session on Computational and Statistical Aspects of Microarray Analysis at Compstat 2006, Rome, 28 August - 1 September, 2006.

Member of the Program Committee for track on Computer Vision and Image Analysis at the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2006), in Hong Kong, 20-24 August, 2006.

Director of ICE-EM Australian Graduate School in Mathematics, University of Queensland, 3-7 July, 2006.

Organizer of session on Microarrays and Analysis of Microarrays at 2006 Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology, ARC Centre in Bioinformatics and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Brisbane, 26-30 June, 2006.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Sixth International Conference for the Critical Assessment of Microarray Data Analysis (CAMDA 2006), Durham, North Carolina, April, 2006.

Co-chair of the session on Computational and Statistical Aspects of Functional Genomics and of the session on Advances in Mixture Models at the Third world conference of the International Association for Statistical Computing on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Limassol, Cyprus, 29 October - 1 November, 2005.

Inivted organizer of Invited Speaker Session on Computational Advances Based on the EM Algorithm at the 55th Meeting of the InternationaI Statistical Institute, Sydney, April 2005.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the fifth international conference for the Critical Assessment of Microarray Data Analysis (CAMDA 2004), Durham, North Carolina, November 2004.

Invited organizer of Invited Speaker Session on Mixture Modelling at the XXIInd Meeting of the International Biometric Society, Cairns, July, 2004.

Invited organizer of Invited Speaker Session on Mixtures and Applications at the 54th meeting of the InternationaI Statistical Institute, Berlin, August 2003.

Program Committee member of Mixtures 2001 sponsored by the German Research Foundation, Hamburg, July, 2001.

Program Chair of the XIXth Biennial meeting of the International Biometric Society, Capetown, December 1998.