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1 November 2015 No Comment

Michael Crotty, SPES Awards Chair

The Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences is pleased to announce the results of its annual competition for contributed papers presented at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington.

Outstanding Presentation Award

    Christine Anderson-Cook, Los Alamos National Laboratory, for “Using Multiple Objectives to Select an Optimal Split-Plot Design for a Mixture-Process Experiment”

    Jonathan Stallings, (runner-up)North Carolina State University, for “Carryover Designs Including Washout Periods”

Honorable Mentions

    Shan Ba, Procter & Gamble, for “Maximum Projection Designs for Computer Experiments”

    Gwendolyn Eadie, McMaster University, for “Incomplete Data and Measurement Error in the Galactic Mass Estimation Problem”

    Greg Piepel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, for “Mixture Experiment Design Varying One, Two, and Three Components at a Time”

    Camilla Sammut-Powell, University of Manchester, for “Experimental Designs Optimally Attuned for Time Trends”

The outstanding presentation awards encourage excellence in presentation and have helped raise the SPES contributed sessions to a higher level of quality. All awards are based on audience evaluations of each speaker.

Winners receive a certificate recognizing their accomplishment and a cash award. The awards for the 2015 JSM best presentations will be presented at the SPES mixer during the 2016 meetings in Chicago, Illinois.

Start preparing now for JSM 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, and you may see your name listed among the SPES Outstanding Presentation Award winners next year.

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