May 22, 2016

Call For Nominations: Parzen Prize

The Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University invites nominations for the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation

To promote the dissemination of statistical innovation, the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation is awarded in even numbered years to a North American statistician whose outstanding research contributions include innovations that have had impact on practice and whose Ph.D. degree is at least 25 years old.

The Parzen Prize is awarded by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University and is selected by the members of the Parzen Prize Committee (three internal faculty members and two external faculty members). The prize consists of an honorarium of $1000 and travel to College Station, TX, to present a lecture at the Prize Ceremony.

Nominations for the 2016 Parzen Prize should include a letter describing the nominee’s outstanding contributions to high impact innovative research in statistics, a current curriculum vita, and two supporting letters. Nominations should be submitted by August 15, 2016 to the Chair of the 2016 Parzen Prize Committee:

Professor Thomas Wehrly, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University: TAMU 3143, College Station Texas 77843-3143.

For a list of previous Parzen Prize winners and more information, please visit our website.

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