Faculty Awards

2018

2017

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
  • Weijie Su – Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship, 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.

  • Abba M. Krieger – Fellow, International Statistical Institute, 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

  • Andreas Buja – Keynote speaker, Classification Society Conference, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2013
  • Edgar Dobriban – Stanford Department of Statistics Teaching Award, 2013
  • Mark G. Low – Wharton Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2013 Description

    2011, 2013

  • Lawrence D. Brown – Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), 2013
  • Dylan Small – Fellow, American Statistical Association, 2013
  • Weijie Su – Best in Potential Award in Bicoastal Columbia-Stanford DataFest Competition, 2013
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Career Incubator Award, Harvard School of Public Health, 2013-2014

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
  • Weijie Su – General Wang Yaowu Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2011-2015
  • Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya – Sabyasachi Roy Memorial Gold Medal for the best master’s thesis, Statistics Program of the Indian Statistical Institute, 2009-2011
  • 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.

  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • Nancy R. Zhang – Sloan Fellowship, 2011

2010

  • Edward I. George – Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2010
  • Tony Cai – Forum Lecture, 28th European Meeting of Statisticians, Piraeus, Greece, 2010
  • Abba M. Krieger – Wharton MBA Core Award, 2010
  • J. Michael Steele – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
  • Weijie Su – Shing-Tung Tau College Student Mathematics Contests in China, 2010 Description

    All-around Gold Medal (placed 1st nationally).

    Gold Medal in applied mathematics, probability, and statistics (placed 1st nationally).

  • 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

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

2008

  • Abba M. Krieger – Journal of Advertising Research – Award for Best Paper of 2007 (received with co-authors Leonard Lodish and Ye Hu), 2008 Description

    “An Analysis of Real World TV Advertising Tests: A 15-Year Update”, from JAR volume 47, issue 3, has been voted by the Journal of Advertising Research Editorial Board as the JAR Best Paper of 2007.The JAR Best Paper Prize was introduced this year to recognize the contribution of JAR authors to furthering the industry’s knowledge of advertising research.

  • Eric T Bradlow – Finalist, John D.C. Little Best Paper Award, 2008
  • Abba M. Krieger – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2008
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Best Poster Award: Gene Environment Initiative Symposium, Boston, MA, 2008
  • Tony Cai – The COPSS Presidents’ Award, Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, 2008
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2008
  • Mark G. Low – Medallion Lecturer, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Hauck Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Tenured Faculty Member, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire – Elected honorary Chairman of ASTIN, 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
  • Weijie Su – Gold Medal in China National Mathematical Olympiad, placed 2nd nationally (2007), 2007
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2007
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
  • Nancy R. Zhang – New World Silver Medal for Best PhD Thesis in Mathematical Sciences, 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 – Wharton East WEMBA Teaching Award, 2006
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton School, MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2006
  • Eric T Bradlow – “Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Wharton MBA Teaching Award, 2006
  • Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen – Yerby Fellowship, Harvard School of Public Health, 2006-2008
  • Tony Cai – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2006
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
  • Andreas Buja – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2006

2005

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

    Fellow of the American Statistical Association

  • 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 – Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award Finalist, 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2005
  • Eric T Bradlow – Appointed Fellow of the American Statistical Association, 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 – Wharton Core Professor Award, “Tough But We’ll Thank in Five Years”, 2004
  • Edward I. George – Wharton Core Professor Award, “Goes Above and Beyond”, 2004
  • Edward I. George – ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics, 2004
  • Robert A. Stine – Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 2004
  • Mark G. Low – Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2004
  • Eric T Bradlow – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004, 2004
  • Larry A. Shepp – Honorary Doctorate, New York Polytechnic University, 2004
  • Larry A. Shepp – Board of Governor’s Professor, Rutgers University, 2004
  • Jean Lemaire – Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004

2003

2002

2001

  • Edward I. George – Excellence in Education Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001
  • Robert A. Stine – David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2001
  • Robert A. Stine – Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 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 – Appointed Research Consultant, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1997 Description

    Appointed Research Consultant, AT&T Bell Laboratories

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

    Finalist, American Statistical Association Savage Award Dissertation Prize

  • 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
  • Abba M. Krieger – David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Undergraduate Division, 1996
  • Abba M. Krieger – Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 1996 Description

    1991, 1995, 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
  • Edward I. George – CBA Foundation Award for Research Excellence, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995
  • Abraham J. Wyner – Mathematical Sciences Post-Doctoral Fellow, NSF, 1995-1998
  • 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

  • Abba M. Krieger – Alpha Kappa Psi Award, Journal of Marketing, 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

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

1987

  • Edward I. George – McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching, The University of Chicago, 1987
  • Edward I. George – The Emory Williams 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

1982

1979

1978

  • Abba M. Krieger – Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1978

1977

  • Abba M. Krieger – Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence in the Graduate Division, 1977

1975

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

1966

1958

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