Prof. V.S.Huzurbazar

V.S.Huzurbazar was born on 15th September,1919 at Kolhapur in Maharashtra State, INDIA. As a student he had a brilliant career in University of Bombay, Banaras Hindu University and University of Cambridge, England where he obtained his Ph.D. degree for his thesis entitled "Properties of Sufficient Statistics" written under the supervision of Sir Harold Jeffreys.

Professor Huzurbazar is internationally well-known for his work on maximum likelihood estimation, invariants for probability distributions and sufficient statistics.

During his long career, Professor Huzurbazar has received many recognitions and Honours. He played an active role in the development of Statistics and Mathematics in India. The Government of India recognized his contributions to education by awarding him the "Padma Bhushan" in 1974.

After his return from Cambridge in 1949, Dr. Huzurbazar worked in the University of Gauhati, Lucknow and also in the Bureau of Economics and Statistics Of Government of Bombay. He Joined the University of Pune as Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in 1953