Eric Kolaczyk Only the Third BU Faculty to be Awarded the “Mosteller Statistician of the Year”

On Moving ‘Practice’ to the Center of Statistics (Mosteller Award Talk)

Eric KolaczykDirector, Hariri Institute for Computing

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
(Social: 6:00pm, Dinner: 6:30pm, Presentation: 7:15pm) 

The Hillel House Castle Room (top floor), 213 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215

Please join us in congratulating Eric Kolaczyk, Director of the Hariri Institute for Computing at Boston University, for being awarded the “Mosteller Statistician of the Year” award.

The “Mosteller Statistician of the Year” award by Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) is an annual award that recognizes and honors individuals who have made key contributions to the field of statistics and have shown outstanding service in the statistical community. 

Professor Kolaczyk would be the 30th recipient of the Mosteller Award and only the third recipient from Boston University. Join us on the 10th of February, 2020 at The Hillel House Castle Room at Boston University to honor Professor Kolaczyk as he receives this prestigious award. The event includes a social and dinner followed by a talk by Professor Kolaczyk. 

Professor Kolaczyk obtained a BS degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago, and MS and PhD degrees in statistics from Stanford University. His current research interest focuses on the statistical analysis of network-indexed data, and includes both the development of basic methodology and inter-disciplinary work with collaborators in bioinformatics, computer science, geography, neuroscience, and sociology. Apart from his numerous research articles, he has also authored two books in the area of statistical analysis.