Prof. Stephen Elliott Fienberg

(BSc 1964 UC)

Internationally acclaimed statistician the late Stephen Fienberg was formerly University Professor of Statistics and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He was best known for developing and using statistical applications to influence science and public policy in many areas, including aspects of human rights, privacy and confidentiality, forensics, survey and census taking. The coauthor of seven books and the editor of 19 books, he also published more than 500 papers. He was the recipient of numerous statistical science awards and recognitions, and was active in the Pittsburgh community, serving in various roles for the boards of the Hillel Foundation-Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, and Jewish Healthcare Foundation.