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

Raymond Wong r@ywong @end|ng |rom t@mu@edu
Fri Mar 18 05:25:58 CET 2022

Dear R-help listers,

The Statistical Computing and Graphics Award of the ASA Sections on 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 Howard Wainer (2021), Luke Tierney (2019), 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 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) where the award will be presented.

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

The nominee should be a member of the ASA. The Statistical Computing and Graphics Award Committee 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 on Statistical Computing or the Section on Statistical Graphics.

Nomination and Award Dates
Nominations are due by May 31, 2022. 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 committee will meet at the 2022 JSM to select the recipient(s) of the award. Nominations and questions are to be sent to Dr. Raymond Wong, the Awards Chair of both sections, at raywong using tamu.edu.


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