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by Megan Kruse
Calyampudi Radhakrishna (C.R.) Rao, Eberly Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Director of the Center for Multivariate Analysis at Pennsylvania State University, was honored at the White House with the National Medal of Science on June 13, 2002.
Rao earned an M.A. in Mathematics at Andhra University, another M.A. in Statistics at Calcutta University, and his PhD and ScD at Cambridge University. Since 1967, he has received 27 honorary doctoral degrees from colleges and universities in 16 countries on 5 different continents, including 7 degrees from India and 4 from …