Ruben H. Zamar graduated as a Public Accountant from University of Cordoba, Argentina in 1973. He received his M.Sc. in Statistics from the Inter-American Teaching Center of Statistics, OAS, Chile, in 1977, his M.Sc. in Mathematics from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, in 1981 and his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from University of Washington, U.S.A. in 1985.
Ruben Zamar is Professor of Statistics at the University of British Columbia, Canada since 1986. He has served as Associate Editor for several journals includ-ing the Annals of Statistics, the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Test. He published over 60 articles in statistical journals and conferences.
Ruben Zamar has supervised or co-supervised ten Ph.D students and many M.Sc. students. His research interest includes robustness, computational statistics, data mining, image processing and cluster analysis.