Student Departmental Awards

Several awards recognize outstanding student work:

  • The Citadel Student Fellowship (Ph.D.)Citadel generously supports an annual graduate student fellowship. This competitive fellowship provides a year of support to an exceptional PhD graduate student within the department.

  • Elizabeth Scott Memorial Award (M.A.): Established in 1989, this award consists of a gift certificate for a scientific book and a citation. To be given as warranted, but at most annually, to the M.A. student in the Statistics Department showing the greatest promise in statistical research.

  • Erich L Lehmann Citation (Ph.D.): Established in 1999, this prize consists of a gift certificate for a scientific book and a citation. It is awarded for an outstanding Ph.D. dissertation in theoretical statistics (interpreted broadly).

  • Evelyn Fix Prize (Ph.D.): Established in 1968, this prize consists of a medal and a citation. It is awarded to the Ph. D. student on the Berkeley Campus showing the greatest promise in statistical research, with preference for applications to biology and problems of health.

  • Department Citation in Probability (Ph.D.): Given in recognition of an outstanding PhD dissertation in probability.

  • Department Citation in the Statistics Master's Program (M.A.): Given in recognition of excellence in the theory and application of statistics at the master's level and outstanding performance in the master's program.

Recipients of departmental awards:

2016

Citadel Fellowship  Sören Künzel
Elizabeth Scott  Shamindra Shrotriya
Erich Lehmann Citation  Adam Bloniarz and Alex Luedtke
Evelyn Fix  John Kamm and Siqi Wu
MA Department Citation  Weiyan Shi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

Citadel Fellowship  Arturo Fernandez
Elizabeth Scott  Monica Alexander
Erich Lehmann Citation  Erin LeDell
Evelyn Fix  Ying Xiang Rachel Wang
Department Citation in Probability  Riddhipratim Basu
MA Department Citation  Jin Rou New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014

Citadel Fellowship  Jonathan Terhorst
Elizabeth Scott  Valerie Morash
Erich Lehmann Citation  Po-Ling Loh
Evelyn Fix  Tamara Broderick
MA Department Citation  Yang Wang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013

Citadel Fellowship  Siqi Wu
Department Citation in Probability  Joe Neeman
Elizabeth Scott  Jeffrey Regier
Erich Lehmann Citation  Ivan Diaz
Evelyn Fix  Yuval Benjamini and Johann Gagnon-Bartsch

 

 

 

 

2012

Citadel Fellowship  James Long
Elizabeth Scott  Suzette Puente
Erich Lehmann Citation  Jordan Brooks
Evelyn Fix  Karen McKeown

 

 

 

 

2011

Department Citation in Probability  Jian Ding and Chris Haulk
Elizabeth Scott  Gido Martijn van de Ven
Erich Lehmann Citation  Susan Gruber
Evelyn Fix  Karl Rohe and Sherri Rose

 

 

 

 

2010

Department Citation in Probability  Partha Dey and Arnab Sen
Elizabeth Scott  Not awarded
Erich Lehmann Citation  Jing Lei
Evelyn Fix  Charlotte Wickham

 

 

 

 

2009

Department Citation in Probability  Peter Ralph and Allan Sly
Elizabeth Scott  Not awarded
Erich Lehmann Citation  Daniel Rubin and Choongsoon Bae
Evelyn Fix  Guillaume Obozinski