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educator , government administrator , Statistician , Urban planner

Ashish Kumar Sen, Indian Urban planner, educator. Member Chicago Board Education, 1990-1995; chairman budget committee 1992-1994; board trusteesAsian Institute, 1993-1995. Fellow Royal Statistical Society; member American Statistical Association, Institute Mathematics Statistics, American Society Planning Officials, Regional Science Association, Transportation Research Forum, Transportation Research Board, Cliffdwellers.

Background

Sen, Ashish Kumar was born on June 8, 1942 in Delhi, India. Son of Ashoka Kumar and Arati Sen. came to the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1985.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Calcutta U., 1962;Master of Arts, U. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, U. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1971.

Career

Research associate, lecturer department geography, Transportation Center, Northwestern University, 1967-1969;member of faculty, Center Urban Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1969;professor, Center Urban Studies, University of Illinois, since 1978;director School Urban Planning, Center Urban Studies, University of Illinois, 1991;dean, Center Urban Studies, University of Illinois (School Urban Sciences), 1977-1978;acting director, Center Urban Studies, University of Illinois (School Urban Sciences), 1992;president, Ashish Sen. and Associations, Chicago, 1977-1998;director, Urban Transportation Center, 1997-1998;director Bureau Transportation Statistics, unites states department Transportation, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member Chicago Board Education, 1990-1995. Chairman budget committee 1992-1994. Board trustees Asian Institute, 1993-1995.

Fellow Royal Statistical Society, American Statistical Association. Member Regional Science Association, Transportation Research Board, Cliffdwellers, Indo American Democratic Organization (vice president, since 2007), South East Asia Center (board member since 2007).

Connections

Married Colleen Taylor.

father:
Ashoka Kumar

mother:
Arati Sen

spouse:
Colleen Taylor.