Faculty Awards

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

  • Eric T Bradlow – J.B. Steenkamp Long-Term Impact Award, IJRM Best Paper, 2016
  • Emil Pitkin – Wharton MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016
  • Paul R. RosenbaumNelder Lecture, Imperial College, 2016
  • Zongming Ma – Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2016
  • Shane T. Jensen – SABR Analytics Conference Research Award in Contemporary Baseball Analysis, 2016 Description

    for the paper “OpenWAR: an open source system for evaluating overall player performance in major league baseball.”

  • Hamsa Bastani – 1st Place, IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Award, 2016
  • Hamsa Bastani – 1st Place, MSOM Student Paper Competition, 2016
  • Hamsa Bastani – 1st Place, George Nicholson Student Paper Competition, 2016
  • Hamsa Bastani – 1st Place, Pierskalla Award for Best Paper in Healthcare, 2016
  • Weijie Su – Theodore W. Anderson Stanford Dissertation Award in Theoretical Statistics, 2016
  • Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya – Probability Dissertation Award, Department of Statistics, Stanford University, 2016

2015

  • Edgar Dobriban – Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Graduate Research Fellowship, 2015
  • Eric T Bradlow – Anvil Award, Best Teacher in Wharton MBA Program, 2015
  • Jian DingAlfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2015-2017 Description
    The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

  • Jian DingNSF Career Award, 2015-2020 Description

    The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

  • Hamsa Bastani – 1st Place, Health Applications Society Best Student Paper Award, 2015

2014

  • Edward I. George – Fellow, International Society for Bayesian Analysis, 2014
  • Zongming Ma – NSF CAREER Award, 2014
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Co-winner of the Society of Epidemiologic Research and American Journal of Epidemiology Article of the Year, 2014 Description

    For the paper, “Assessment and indirect adjustment for confounding by smoking in cohort studies using relative hazards model” with David Richardson, Steve Cole
    and Dominique Laurier.

  • Larry A. Shepp – (Posthumous) Co-recipient of the 2014 IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award, 2014

2013

2012

  • Edward I. George – Challis Lecturer and Award for Outstanding Contributions to Statistics, University of Florida, 2012
  • Edward I. George – Geisser Distinguished Lecturer, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • Tony Cai – Hermann Otto Hirschfeld Lectures, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, 2012
  • Edgar Dobriban – Middleton Miller ’29 Prize for best independent work in mathematics, Princeton University, 2012
  • Robert A. Stine – Wharton MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012
  • Edward I. George – Palmetto Lecturer, University of South Carolina, 2012
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

2011

  • Robert A. Stine – Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for MBA Teaching, 2011
  • Edward I. George – Loeb Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011
  • Shane T. Jensen – Sports in Statistics Award for Contributions to the Statistics in Sports Community, American Statistical Association, 2011
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Co-winner of the Kenneth Rothman Epidemiology Prize, 2011 Description

    For the paper, “The use of negative controls to detect confounding and other sources of error in experimental and observational science.” with Marc Lipsitch and Ted Cohen.

  • Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya – Sabyasachi Roy Memorial Gold Medal for the best master’s thesis, Statistics Program of the Indian Statistical Institute, 2009-2011
  • Nancy R. Zhang – Sloan Fellowship, 2011
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011

2010

  • Edward I. George – Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2010
  • Tony Cai – Forum Lecture, 28th European Meeting of Statisticians, Piraeus, Greece, 2010
  • J. Michael Steele – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
  • Andreas Buja – Infovis best paper award for the article “Graphical inference for infovis” by Wickham, H., Cook, D., Hofmann, H., and Buja, A. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (Proc. InfoVis’10)., 2010

2009

  • Jiaoyang Huang – Gold medal in the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad, 2009
  • Edward I. George – Penn IUR Faculty Fellow, 2009-2010
  • Robert A. Stine – Wharton MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009
  • Shane T. Jensen – David W. Hauck Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, The Wharton School, 2009
  • Tony Cai – Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2009
  • Eric T Bradlow – Finalist, H. Paul Root Award, Best Paper in Journal of Marketing, 2009
  • Eric T Bradlow – Fellow of the American Education Research Association, 2009
  • Eric T Bradlow – Inaugural Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009

2008

  • Eric T Bradlow – Finalist, John D.C. Little Best Paper Award, 2008
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Best Poster Award: Gene Environment Initiative Symposium, Boston, MA, 2008
  • Mark G. Low – Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2008
  • Tony Cai – The COPSS Presidents’ Award, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Elected honorary Chairman of ASTIN, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Hauck Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Tenured Faculty Member, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2008

2007

  • Andreas Buja – Journal of Marketing, finalist for the Harold H. Maynard Award and featured blog article of the October Issue, 2007
  • Eric T Bradlow – American Marketing Association EXPLOR Award, 2007
  • Robert A. Stine – Wharton MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006-2007
  • Edward I. George – Hartley Memorial Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • Nancy R. Zhang – New World Silver Medal for Best PhD Thesis in Mathematical Sciences, 2007
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2007

2006

  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton School, MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2006 Description

    Wharton School, MBA Excellence in Teaching Award

  • Eric T Bradlow – NCME Technical or Scientific Contribution to the Field of Educational Measurement: Development of Testlet Response Theory, 2006
  • Andreas Buja – Keynote speaker, SIAM Conference on Datamining (SDM06), Bethesda, MD, USA, 2006
  • Eric T Bradlow – “Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Wharton MBA Teaching Award, 2006
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton School, MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2006
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2006
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Yerby Fellowship, Harvard School of Public Health, 2006-2008
  • Tony Cai – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2006
  • Andreas Buja – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2006
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006

2005

  • Eric T Bradlow – First recipient of The K.P. Chao Professorship, 2005 Description

    Named the first recipient of The K.P. Chao Professorship

  • Eric T Bradlow – Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 2005 Description

    Fellow of the American Statistical Association

  • Eric T Bradlow – Appointed Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 2005
  • Eric T Bradlow – Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award Finalist, 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2005
  • Shane T. Jensen – Leonard J. Savage Award for best thesis in Application Methodology from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, 2005

2004

  • Eric T Bradlow – Finalist, Paul E. Green Award for the best paper in Journal of Marketing Research, 2004 Description

    “A Learning-based Model for Imputing Missing Levels in Partial Conjoint Profiles,” co-authored with Y. Hue and T-H Ho, lead article and discussion paper, Vol. XLI (November 2004), 369-38

  • Edward I. George – ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics, 2004
  • Edward I. George – Wharton Core Professor Award, “Goes Above and Beyond”, 2004
  • Edward I. George – Wharton Core Professor Award, “Tough But We’ll Thank in Five Years”, 2004
  • Larry A. Shepp – Board of Governor’s Professor, Rutgers University, 2004
  • Larry A. Shepp – Honorary Doctorate, New York Polytechnic University, 2004
  • Mark G. Low – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2004
  • Robert A. Stine – Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 2004
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004, 2004

2003

2002

2001

  • Robert A. Stine – Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 2001
  • Robert A. Stine – David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2001
  • Edward I. George – Excellence in Education Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001
  • Jean Lemaire – Elected Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, 2001

2000

  • Edward I. George – Faculty Honor Roll for Core Class Teaching, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000
  • Jean Lemaire – Best feature paper award, Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2000

1999

1998

  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, 2001 Description

    1998, 1999, 2001

  • Edward I. George – Lawrence Baxter Memorial Lecturer, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1998
  • Edward I. George – Dean’s Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998-1999
  • Edward I. George – CBA Foundation Award for Outstanding Research Contributions, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998

1997

  • Eric T Bradlow – Finalist, American Statistical Association Savage Award Dissertation Prize, 1997 Description

    Finalist, American Statistical Association Savage Award Dissertation Prize

  • Eric T Bradlow – Appointed Research Consultant, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1997 Description

    Appointed Research Consultant, AT&T Bell Laboratories

  • Edward I. George – Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1997
  • Jean Lemaire – Clarence Arthur Kulp Memorial Award, American Risk and Insurance Association, 1997

1996

  • Edward I. George – Fellow, Center for Management of Operations and Logistics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
  • Edward I. George – Member, International Statistical Institute, 1996
  • Robert A. Stine – Wharton MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, 1996
  • Edward I. George – Joe D. Beasley Award for Teaching Excellence, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996

1995

  • Edward I. George – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 1995
  • Robert A. Stine – Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 1995
  • Robert A. Stine – Miller-Sherrerd Wharton MBA Core Teaching Award, 1994-1995
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Mars Scholar, Yale University, 1995-1996
  • Abraham J. Wyner – Mathematical Sciences Post-Doctoral Fellow, NSF, 1995-1998
  • Edward I. George – CBA Foundation Award for Research Excellence, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995
  • Andreas Buja – Keynote speaker, European Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Leiden, 1995

1994

  • Andreas Buja – Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1994

1993

  • Edward I. George – GBC Award for Excellence in Teaching of the Core Curriculum, Graduate School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993
  • Edward I. George – Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellowship, Graduate School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-1994
  • Larry A. Shepp – Member, Academy of Arts and Science (AAS), 1993
  • Lawrence D. Brown – Doctor of Science (Honorary), Purdue University, 1993

1992

1991

  • Mark G. Low – Mathematical Sciences Post-Doctoral Fellow, NSF, 1991

1990

  • J. Michael Steele – Frank Wilcoxon Prize, American Society for Quality Control and the American Statistical Association, 1990

1989

1988

  • Eric T Bradlow – Harvard University Derek Bok Center for excellence in teaching, 1991 Description

    4-time winner

  • Lawrence D. Brown – Lady Davis Professorship (Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem), 1988
  • Jean Lemaire – International INA-Lincei Prize, Italian Academy of Sciences, 1988

1987

  • Edward I. George – The Emory Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching, The University of Chicago, 1987
  • Edward I. George – McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching, The University of Chicago, 1987
  • Jean Lemaire – Clarence Arthur Kulp Memorial Award, American Risk and Insurance Association, 1987

1986

  • Jean Lemaire – Ernst Meyer Prize, Geneva Association, 1986

1985

1984

1979

1975

  • Andreas Buja – Award Medal for diploma thesis in mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1975

1970

1966

1958

  • Larry A. Shepp – Winner William Lowell Putnam Intercollegiate Mathematics competition, 1958