Oct 1, 2018

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 PhD 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 (consisting of four internal faculty members and one external member). The prize consists of an honorarium of $1000 and travel to College Station, TX, to present a lecture at the Prize Ceremony.

Submission of nominations
Nominations for the 2018 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 October 25, 2018 to Thomas Wehrly, the Chair of the 2018 Parzen Prize Committee, via e-mail to twehrly@stat.tamu.edu or to: Professor Thomas Wehrly, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University, TAMU 3143, College Station Texas 77843-3143.

Previous Parzen Prize winners are: 1994 Grace Wahba, 1996 Donald P. Rubin, 1998 Bradley Efron, 2000 C.R. Rao, 2002 David R. Brillinger, 2004 Jerome H. Friedman, 2006 Alan Gelfand, 2008 Nancy Reid, Marvin Zelen, 2010 Roger Koenker, 2012 Adrian Raftery, 2014 Trevor Hastie, 2016 William Cleveland.

For more information, please visit our website at https://www.stat.tamu.edu/about/awards-and-prizes/parzenprize/

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