Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation
The Parzen Prize is awarded by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University and is selected by the members of the Parzen Prize Committee (consisting of three internal faculty members and two external faculty members). The prize consists of an honorarium of $1000 and travel to College Station, TX, to present a lecture at the Prize Ceremony.
To promote the dissemination of statistical innovation, the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation is awarded in even numbered years to a North American statistician whose outstanding research contributions include innovations that have had impact on practice and whose Ph.D degree is at least 25 years old.
- 1994 – Grace Wahba
- 1996 – Donald B. Rubin
- 1998 – Bradley Efron
- 2000 – C. R. Rao
- 2002 – David R. Brillinger
- 2004 – Jerome H. Friedman
- 2006 – Alan E. Gelfand
- 2008 – Nancy Reid
- 2008 – Marvin Zelen
- 2010 – Roger Koenker
- 2012 – Adrian E. Raftery
- 2014 – Trevor J. Hastie
- 2016 – William S. Cleveland
- 2018 – Bin Yu
- 2022 – Herman Chernoff and Peter McCullagh
History and Goals of the Emanuel & Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation
Pictures for Interview with Emanuel Parzen
A Last Lecture 1949-2009: Quantiles are “Optimal”
Texas A&M Mourns Loss of Distinguished Statistician Emanuel Parzen
The Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University would like to express its appreciation to those who by their gifts support the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Fund at The Texas A&M Foundation.