Distinguished Professor Noel Cressie, University of Wollongong, Australia, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales (FRSN). Her Excellency, The Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, a Patron of The Royal Society of New South Wales announced Prof Cressie’s election on 9 December 2020. The Royal Society of New South Wales recognizes the substantial contribution made by NSW leaders in their fields in science, art, literature, and philosophy.

Noel Cressie is a statistical scientist who develops world-leading statistical methodology for analyzing spatial and spatio-temporal data and for its application to the environmental sciences. Distinguished Prof Cressie is Director of UOW’s Centre for Environmental Informatics in the National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) at the University of Wollongong, Australia