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Honors and Awards by Organization

This is a listing of significant awards and honors received by Purdue Statistics current faculty and staff. Listed are those items that are distinctive and based on academic achievement and/or professional service at the faculty and staff level. Where available, award and honor titles are links to the description or the granting institution of the award or honor.

External Recognition

Professional Associations

2015 - Early Career Scholarship, 22nd Annual ASA/IMS Spring Research Conference on Statistics in Industry and TechnologyAI's 10 to Watch, IEEE Intelligent SystemsAmerican Statistical Association Founders' AwardBest Paper of the Year, Journal of Statistics EducationElected Member of the International Statistical InstituteElected Member-at-Large of the Mathematics Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of ScienceFellow of the American Statistical AssociationFellow of the Institute of Mathematical StatisticsFellow of the Society of ActuariesHKN Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015Host of CAUSEweb's Teaching and Learning webinar seriesIMPACT FellowInternational Statistical Institute Service CertificateJunior Oberwolfach Fellow, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO) in GermanyLifetime Achievement Award in Graphics and Computing from the American Statistical Association; the first since 2010Member of the American Academy of ActuariesMember, Sigma XiMu Sigma Rho MembershipNew Researcher Fellow, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI)Outstanding Member of the Cincinnati Chapter of the ASA, presented by the ASA Council of ChaptersPresident's Award for Outstanding Service to the Society of ActuariesPresident, American Statistical AssociationPresident, International Association for Statistical EducationSecond Prize, IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2016Society of Actuaries, Board of DirectorsStatistician of the Year by the Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation CAREER AwardPresidential Young Investigator AwardWCU Distinguished Professor, Department of Financial Engineering, Ajou University, Korea


Associate Editor, Applicable AnalysisAssociate Editor, Journal of Applied Mathematics and ComputingAssociate Editor, Journal of Korean Association of Financial EngineeringAssociate Editor, Journal of Statistics EducationAssociate Editor, Management Sciences and Financial EngineeringAssociate Editor, Statistica SinicaEditor, Modern Trends in Financial Engineering (book series), World ScientificEditorial Board, Applicable Analysis and Discrete MathematicsGuest Editor, Advances in Mathematical Physics, special issue on Econophysics, Statistical Mechanics for Financial Applications, and Financial MathematicsReview Editor, Frontiers of Financial Engineering

Current Editorships

Associate Editor, Annals of StatisticsAssociate Editor, Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE)Associate Editor, EnvironmetricsAssociate Editor, MetrikaAssociate Editor, Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular BiologyAssociate Editor, Statistics and Probability LettersAssociate Editor, Statistics Surveys of the IMS and the Bernoulli SocietyAssociate Editor, TechnometricsFormer Associate Editor, Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT)


A. Richard Newton Breakthrough Research RFP AwardAAAI-14 Outstanding Paper AwardAmoco Foundation Outstanding Teacher AwardAssociate Editor, Electronic Journal of StatisticsAssociate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic StatisticsBest Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2016Croucher Foundation Ph.D. ScholarshipCroucher Foundation Postdoctoral Research FellowshipDARPA Computer Science Study Panel MemberDARPA Young Investigator AwardEdward K. Rice Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UCLAExcellence in Teaching Award, University Professional & Continuing Education Association, Central (Midwest) RegionFounders Award, American Statistical AssociationGamma Sigma Delta MembershipGoogle Outstanding Graduate Research Award, Computer Science, UCLAHighly Cited Researcher by the American Society for Information Science and TechnologyIEEE Intelligent Systems Top Ten to WatchIEEE International Conference on Data Mining Outstanding Service AwardIndiana Council for Continuing Education's Course of the Year (for STAT 301 Online)Managing Editor, Applicable Analysis and Discrete MathematicsMathematical Association of America, National Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of MathematicsMember, Board of Examiners, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality AwardMu Sigma Rho William D. Warde Statistics Education AwardNoether Young Scholar AwardNotable Paper, 19th Annual Best of Computing, ACM Computing ReviewsOutstanding Achievement by a Young Alum, University of Massachusetts AmherstOutstanding Statistical Application Paper (Journal of the American Statistical Association)Parzen PrizeSecretary/Treasurer, Business and Economics Section of the American Statistical AssociationSloan FellowshipSpecial Citation for Contributions to the American Statistical Association, presented by the ASA Board of DirectorsThe 13th most cited article, Analytical ChemistryThe Bell-Labs President's Silver AwardThe Frank Wilcoxon PrizeWho's Who Among America's TeachersWilcoxon Prize, Technometrics

Purdue University Recognition

Professional Associations

College of Science, Outstanding Service Award
Associate Fellow of the Purdue University Teaching AcademyAward for Excellence in Distance LearningCenter for Aging and the Life Course Outstanding Professor Award for Exceptional Teaching and Mentoring of Emerging Scholars in AgingCollege of Science Team AwardExcellence in Research / Seed for SuccessExcellence in Research AwardInstructional Development Center Distance Education Incentive AwardMost Outstanding Faculty, Favorite Faculty ProgramOutstanding Graduate Mentor Award, College of Engineering, 2016Provost's Award for Outstanding Graduate Faculty MentorPurdue 20 Year Service AwardPurdue University Faculty ScholarQuality, Statistics, and Reliability (QSR) Section Best Paper Award - INFORMS Annual MeetingRegina and Norman F. Carroll (Col. USAF) Scholarship & Research AwardResearch & Refresh Award (R^2), Purdue University Provost's OfficeSeed for Success, Purdue UniversityTeaching for Tomorrow Award

College of Science Recognition

College of Science Customer Service AwardCollege of Science Diversity AwardCollege of Science Engagement AwardCollege of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant ProfessorCollege of Science Graduate Student Mentoring AwardCollege of Science Interdisciplinary AwardCollege of Science Leadership AwardCollege of Science Professional Achievement AwardCollege of Science Top Undergraduate TeacherCollege of Science Undergraduate Advising AwardCollege of Science Unsung Hero AwardDean's Ovation AwardSchool of Science Outstanding Assistant Professor for Excellence in Teaching and ResearchTop Ten Outstanding Teachers in College of Science

Department of Statistics Recognition

David S. Moore Service Teaching AwardDepartment of Statistics Outstanding Assistant Professor Undergraduate Teaching AwardStatistics Advising Award

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