Hongyu Zhao, Ph.D., Ira V. Hiscock Associate Professor in the Division of Biostatistics at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, has been elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), a scientific and educational society established to promote excellence in the application of statistics. Each year, no more than one third of 1 percent of ASA’s members are named fellows. Zhao’s research interests are developing mathematical, statistical and numerical methods to address scientific questions raised in molecular biology and genetics.