Tapas K. Chandra, professor of statistics at the Indian Statistical Institute, has passed away in Calcutta; he was 64. Professor Chandra is known for his work on asymptotic stochastic expansions of test statistics under Pitman and fixed alternatives and for strong laws for dependent sequences. Jointly with Sreela Gangopadhyay, he authored Fundamentals of Probability Theory; a text on the theory of stochastic processes also authored by them is in press.