NISS 2018 Jerome Sacks Award: Call for Nominations

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 National Institute of Statistical Sciences’ (NISS) Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research. The prize recognizes sustained, high-quality, cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical and data sciences.

An award of $1,000 will be presented during the National Institute of Statistical Sciences reception at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Vancouver, July 28 – August 2, 2018.

For more information, including a list of previous award winners, click Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research


To nominate an individual, submit as one PDF document the following information to by April 1, 2018:

  1. Nomination letter (maximum two pages)
  2. Supporting letters from two individuals (other than nominator)
  3. The Nominee’s CV

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by Mearl Colaco