# Dr N Balakrishnan elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to Dr Balakrishnan who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr Balakrishnan is recognised for being a world leader in Distribution Theory, Ordered Data Analysis, Reliability Analysis and Applied Probability. He is particularly known for his pioneering contributions to a wide range of areas in Applied Sciences and Engineering, through introduction of sophisticated models, development of efficient inferential methods and novel applications, and for his seminal books on theory and applications of Statistics and co-editing of the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences.