[R] Seeking nomination for the Statistical Computing and Graphics Award

Yan, Jun jun@y@n @ending from uconn@edu
Thu Oct 18 11:50:25 CEST 2018

This is a reminder that the deadline is about 4 weeks ahead. We'd appreciate your spreading the word or nominating a candidate.

Best regards.

Jun Yan

From: Yan, Jun
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:39:46 AM
To: r-help using R-project.org
Subject: Seeking nomination for the Statistical Computing and Graphics Award

(apologies for cross posting)

The Statistical Computing and Graphics Award of the ASA Sections of Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics recognizes an individual or team for innovation in computing, software, or graphics that has had a great impact on statistical practice or research. The past awardees include Bill Cleveland (2016) and Robert Gentleman and Ross Ihaka (2010). The prize carries with it a cash award of $5,000 plus an allowance of up to $1,000 for travel to the next Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) where the award will be presented.

The prize-winning contribution will have had significant and lasting impacts on statistical computing, software or graphics.

The Awards Committee depends on the American Statistical Association membership to submit nominations. Committee members will review the nominations and make the final determination of who, if any, should receive the award. The award may not be given to a sitting member of the Awards Committee or a sitting member of the Executive Committee of the Section of Statistical Computing or the Section of Statistical Graphics.

Nomination and Award Dates
Nominations are due by November 15, 2018 for an award to be presented at the JSM in the following year. Nominations should be submitted as a complete packet, consisting of:
- a nomination letter, no longer than four pages, addressing points in the selection criteria
- nominee's curriculum vita(e)
- a minimum of 3 (and no more than 4) supporting letters, each no longer than two pages

Selection Process
The Awards Committee will consist of the Chairs and Past Chairs of the Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics. The selection process will be handled by the Awards Chair of the Statistical Computing Section and the Statistical Graphics Section. Nominations and questions are to be sent to the e-mail address below.

Jun Yan
University of Connecticut
jun.yan using uconn.edu

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