Congratulations to LAS Dean's Professor Jae-Kwang Kim for being elected as President-Elect for the Korean International Statistical Society (KISS). He will spend the first two years as President-Elect, the second two years as President, and the third two years as Past President. During his six-year term, he will serve as a member of the Board of Directors and help lead the work of KISS.
Korean International Statistical Society is a non-profit organization. Its objectives are: to promote the theory and applications of statistical disciplines through scholarly activities, including publication of journals in statistics and probability, scientific meetings, and other educational programs; to broaden applications of statistical techniques in all areas of society, including industry and government; to promote better understanding and interest by the general public in statistical methodology and related applications; to promote better communication through the development of standards and common terminology; to foster cooperative efforts among educational, research, industrial, and governmental personnel in statistical activities; and to cooperate with Korean and other international organizations in the advancement of statistics. The objectives are pursued without regard to race, creed, color, sex, or nationality.