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Two Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarships Awarded

1 August 2011 2,020 views One Comment
Will Guthrie, Natrella Scholarship Selection Committee Chair

    Ambartsoumian

    Szarka

    The Quality and Productivity Section awarded two Mary G. and Joseph Natrella scholarships at the 2011 Quality and Productivity Research Conference, which was held June 8–10 in Roanoke, Virginia. The scholarships are funded by the ASA Natrella Scholarship Fund and Quality and Productivity Research Conference.

    The recipients for 2011 are Tatevik Ambartsoumian, a doctoral candidate in the department of statistics at the University of California at Riverside, and John Szarka, a doctoral candidate in the department of statistics at Virginia Tech.

    Ambartsoumian was recommended for the award by professors Daniel Jeske and Linda Penas. Her presentation at the conference was titled “Generalized Likelihood Ratio Cusum Based on a Nonparametric Kernel Density Estimation.”

    Szarka was recommended for the award by professors William Woodall and Jeffrey Birch. The title of his presentation was “Comparisons to the Early Aberration Reporting System’s W2count Method.”

    Members of the Scholarship Selection Committee include Scott Kowalski (Minitab), Christina Mastrangelo (University of Washington), Sharad Prabhu (SAS), and Jolene Splett (National Institute of Standards and Technology).

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    • bob parker said:

      who were mary and joseph natrella?