COPSS Presidents' Award

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The COPSS Presidents' Award, along with the International Prize in Statistics, are generally considered the two highest awards in Statistics.

The COPSS Presidents' Award is given annually by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies[1] to a young statistician in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. It is awarded by the five sponsoring statistical societies:

The presentation of the award takes place at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM).

Winners of the COPSS Presidents' Award[edit]

Note: Listed are recipients' current working institutions not when awarded COPSS.

Peter J. Bickel, Stephen Fienberg, James O. Berger, Ross L. Prentice, C.F. Jeff Wu, Raymond J. Carroll are also R. A. Fisher Lecturers.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies: Presidents' Award".