Professor Peter Hall has been awarded the prestigious "Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award" of the American Statistical Association

Congratulations to Professor Peter Hall on this well deserved award!

Information about this award below.

Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award:

The Wilks Memorial Award was established in 1964 to honor the memory and distinguished career of Sam Wilks by recognizing outstanding contributions to statistics that carry on the spirit of his work. The 2012 Wilks Award will be presented to Peter Hall of the University of Melborune for his pioneering and influential contributions to a wide variety of areas of statistics and probability and for his outstanding service to the profession, with an extensive record of editorial roles, collaborative work, and promotion of statistical science to the wider scientific and educational communities. The Wilks Award is made possible in part by a generous donation from Dr. Alexander Mood, a student of Dr. Wilks.

Read more:
American Statistical Association Announces 2012 Award Recipients

2012 Award Recipients (PDF)

Best wishes,

From Head of Department