Masanobu Taniguchi
received the B.S. degree in mathematics and the M.S. and Dr. degrees in
mathematical science from Osaka University, Japan, in 1974, 1976 and
1981, respectively. He joined the Department of Mathematics, Hiroshima
University, and the Department of Mathematical Science, Osaka
University, in 1983 and 1990, respectively. He was a Visiting Professor
at the University of Bristol ,UK, in 2000. He is currently a Professor
in the Department of Applied Mathematics, Waseda University, Japan. His
research interests include time series analysis, mathematical
statistics, multivariate analysis, information geometry, signal
processing, econometric theory and financial engineering. His main
contributions in time series analysis are collected in his book :
gAsymptotic Theory of Statistical Inference for Time Seriesh ( New York
: Springer-Verlag, 2000). He received the Ogawa Prize (Japan) in 1989,
the Econometric Theory Award (USA) in 2000, the Japan Statistical
Society Prize in 2004, and Analysis Award in 2013 (Mathematical Society
of Japan). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
(USA, 1987 - ), and acted the Editor of the Journal of the Japan
Statistical Society (2006 - 2009). From 2011, he is a Research
Importance Professor at the Research Institute for Science &
Engineering, Waseda University, Japan.