COS Faculty and Staff Awards

February,  2011

Congratulations to the following Faculty and Staff members who were recognized at Purdue's College of Science Faculty & Staff Awards program and luncheon, held in honor of their achievements, service, and dedication. The program was held at Noon on February 23rd, in the Purdue Memorial Union's South Ballroom.

Jun Xie, Associate Professor of Statistics and Graduate Chair, received the Graduate Mentoring Award for her dedication and service as Chair of the Graduate Program in Statistics, and for the impact she is having on the lives and education of statistics graduate students.

Jun Xie

Dean Jeff Roberts, Jun Xie, and Bruce Craig


The following faculty members were recognized for their work in establishing and promoting the interdisciplinary science of Machine Learning and Computational Statistics at Purdue University:

2011 Faculty Staff awards - Interdisciplinary Award Winners

William Cleveland, Chris Clifton, Sergey Kirshner, Dean Jeff Roberts, Alan Qi, S.V.N. Vishwanathan, Bruce Craig (not pictured: Bob Givan, Jennifer Neville, Luo Si)


The Shared Faculty Staff Award was given to the following for their commitment to furthering the education of Purdue undergraduates through recruiting and preparing students for the 5th year Masters in Statistics program:

2011 Faculty Staff awards - Shared Faculty Staff Award Winners

Stacey Dunderman, CeCe Furtner, Dean Jeff Roberts, Becca Miller, Mark Daniel Ward, Bruce Craig


Sandy Howarth, Director of Development for the Departments of Statistics and Biology, was awarded the Customer Service Award. This award is shared between the departments of Statistics and Biology and is given in recognition of service and dedication to philanthropic interests of both departments.

Sandy Howarth

Dean Jeff Roberts, Sandy Howarth, Bruce Craig


February 2011