Advisory Board

Ali S. Hadi

Ali S. Hadi is a Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, Founder of the Actuarial Science Program and a former Vice Provost and Director of Graduate Studies and Research at the American University in Cairo (AUC), and a Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellow and Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, USA.

Hadi received his Ph.D. degree with honors from New York University in 1984. Prior to joining AUC in 2000, he has worked at Cornell University for 17 years during which he has held the ranks of assistant, associate, and full-time professor, and has served as the chair of the Department of Social Statistics from 1994 to 1998. 

Hadi is a former Distinguished Visiting Professor at AUC and Clemson University and a former Visiting Professor at the University of Castilla La Mancha (Spain), Neuchâtel University (Switzerland), University of Carlos III (Spain), Cantabria University (Spain), Umea University (Sweden), and New York University (USA).

Hadi has written five books, four book chapters and more than 100 articles in refereed journals. He has more than 13,900 Google Scholars citations and an h-index of 31. 

He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics, mathematics, expert systems, and artificial intelligence, and has won several excellence in research and excellence in teaching awards. He is a co-editor of the Journal of Economic and Social Research, Editor-in-Chief of a Special issue of the International Journal of Statistical Sciences, a former Editor-in-Chief of the International Statistical Review, which is the flagship journal of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and of its family of Associations. He is a former editor of the Newsletter of the International Environ-metrics Society, an Associate Editor of Environ-metrics, and an Associate Editor of the TEST: Journal of the Spanish Statistical and Operations Research Society. 

He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. Most recently, he was selected as a member of the Egyptian National Committee for Mathematics of the Academy of Science and Technology.