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October 2021 Willem van Zwet, teacher and thesis advisor
Sara van de Geer, Chris A. J. Klaassen
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Ann. Statist. 49(5): 2448-2456 (October 2021). DOI: 10.1214/21-AOS2069

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Willem van Zwet was supervisor of sixteen PhD students. All of them pursued academic careers and most of them became full professor. Below are some stories of PhD students Wim Albers, Cees Diks, Ronald Does, Marta Fiocco, Sara van de Geer, Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, Hein Putter, Aad van der Vaart, Marten Wegkamp and Martien van Zuijlen with in addition a contribution by Nelly Litvak who was guided by Willem after her PhD.

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Sara van de Geer. Chris A. J. Klaassen. "Willem van Zwet, teacher and thesis advisor." Ann. Statist. 49 (5) 2448 - 2456, October 2021. https://doi.org/10.1214/21-AOS2069

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Received: 1 February 2021; Published: October 2021
First available in Project Euclid: 12 November 2021

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/21-AOS2069

Subjects:
Primary: 01A70
Secondary: 62-03

Keywords: Obituary , PhD students , research supervision , teaching

Rights: Copyright © 2021 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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