Adrian Raftery Awarded Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation

Submitted by Michael Goldblatt on

Adrian was honored by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University with the Parzen Prize.  The prize is awarded to North American statisticians who have made outstanding and influential contributions to the development of applicable and innovative statistical methods.

The award cited Adrian for his  “pioneering, influential, and outstanding research in statistical theory, including developing methods for Bayesian hypothesis testing, Bayesian model selection, Bayesian model averaging, probabilistic forecasting, model-based clustering and classification, inference from computer simulation models, time series, and image analysis; leadership in applications of statistical methods to sociology, demography, environmental sciences, and health sciences.”