Press Releases

Below are press releases from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences.

The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) named Mary Batcher, Ernst & Young, and Robert Rodriguez from SAS Institute to the Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2013. Karen Kafadar, Indiana University and Fritz Scheuren, NORC at the University of Chicago, were... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
December 13, 2012, Washington D.C - Nell Sedransk, Associate Director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Also elected were two members of the NISS Board of Trustees: Karen Kafadar,... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has presented the 2012 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research to Dr. William Q. Meeker, Iowa State University. Susan Ellenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced the award at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego,... more
Posted by: Katherine Kantner
James Landwehr and Linda Young are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). The awards were presented by NISS director Alan Karr at the NISS/SAMSI reception at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, California... more
Posted by: Katherine Kantner
Yili Hong, Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech, received this year’s Young Statisticians in Business and Industry (y-BIS) Award. The award recognizes the best paper, based on both content and delivery, presented by an early career researcher at the International... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and Duke University received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Census Bureau  for the Triangle Census Research Network (TCRN).  The award, one of eight nationwide under the NSF-Census Research Nodes... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
S. Stanley Young, assistant director for bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), and Alan Karr, director at NISS, have published a non-technical article in the September issue of Significance magazine pointing out that medical and other observational studies often... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has presented the 2011 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research to Dr. Emery N. Brown of MIT and Harvard. Susan Ellenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced the award at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami, Florida... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
James Rosenberger and Jessica Utts are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). The awards were presented at a NISS-sponsored reception at the Joint Statistical Meetings that were held recently in Miami, Florida. The... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
The United States Census Bureau announced in March that it is releasing its Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database Beta Data Product (SynLBD) for use by the general public. The was produced by the Census Bureau in collaboration with a team of collaborators that includes the National Institute of... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly

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