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Arkady Shemyakin

Professor, Director of Statistics Program

Data Analytics

Arkady Shemyakin did his graduate study at Novosibirsk State University and post-graduate study at the Sobolev Institute of Mathematics in Novosibirsk, Russia. His main research interests lie in the field of Bayesian Statistics, non-informative priors, and copula analysis with the emphasis on applications to Insurance and Finance.

Dr. Shemyakin has taught full-time at Novosibirsk State University and as a visiting professor at several schools including Astrakhan State University in Russia, University of Minnesota and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK.

Arkady is the current President of American Siberian Education Foundation and the past President of the Twin Cities chapter of American Statistical Association. He serves on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for several statistical journals. Besides that, he tries to spend as much time as possible playing chess, tennis, and skiing.