Graduate student awards

Each fall the Department awards two prizes to graduate students.

  • The Z.W. Birnbaum award, instituted in 1986 in honor of our distinguished emeritus professor, recognizes the graduate student who gives the outstanding general exam during the past year.
  • The Dorothy M. Gilford teaching award, instituted in 1992 in honor of the first Statistics Master's student, recognizes outstanding performance by a graduate teaching assistant during the past year.

Past recipients are:

Year Z.W. Birnbaum Recipient(s) Dorothy M. Gilford Teaching Award Recipient(s)

2017-2018 

2016-2017

 

 Qiyang Roy Han & Luca Weihs

 Wesley Lee

 Anne Wagner

2015-2016  W. Chad Young  Rebecca Ferrell & Alec Greaves-Tunnell
2014-2015  Jason Xu  Corinne Jones & Kyle Lo
2013-2014  David Gerard  Amrit Dhar
2012-2013  Roddy Theobald  James Harmon & Laina Mercer
2011-2012  Bailey Fosdick  Jonathan Azose
2010-2011  Dominique Perrault-Joncas  Bailey Fosdick
2009-2010  Le Bao  Roddy Theobald
2008-2009  Arseni Seregin & Will Kleiber  Shaun White & Gail Potter
2007-2008  Roopesh Ranjan & Yanming Di  Ryan Admiraal & Mark Wheldon
2006-2007  Larissa Stanberry  Assaf Oron
2005-2006  Veronica Berrocal  Linqiu Wu
2004-2005  Qunhua Li & Debashis Mondal  Caroline Cutting & Albert Kim
2003-2004  Raphael Gottardo & Marloes  Maathuis  Amanda Cox & Krista Gile & J. McLean Sloughter
2002-2003  Fadoua Balabdaoui & Mathias  Drton  Veronica Berrocal
2001-2002  Amy Anderson & Solly Sieberts  Rebecca Nugent
2000-2001  Shuguang Song  Dana Coe & Kevin Connely
1999-2000  Daniela Golinelli  Amy Anderson & Anton Westveld
1998-1999  Greg Ridgeway  Erin Sullivan
1997-1998  Nilanjan Chatterjee  Tracy Glass
1996-1997  Ying Zhang & Sylvain Sardy  
1995-1996  Chris Volinsky  Ingo Ruczinski
1994-1995  Dean Billheimer  Simon Byers
1993-1994  Wendy Meiring  Craig Aumann
1992-1993  Geof Givens  Chris Volinsky
1991-1992  Shili Lin  Paul Nakayu
1990-1991  Jens Praestgaard  
1989-1990  James Hughes  
1988-1989  Michael Newton  
1987-1988  Charlie Geyer  
1985-1986  John Michalak  

 

For recent faculty awards see: News