About the prize
The Chernoff Excellence in Statistics Award from the New England Statistical Society has been presented to Nitis Mukhopadhyay who, in the tradition of Herman Chernoff’s work, has made exceptional contributions to the theory, methodology, and novel applications of statistics and data science. The award was presented at the 35th New England Statistics Symposium hosted by the University of Connecticut, May 25, 2022.
Professor Mukhopadhyay delivered the Keynote Chernoff Lecture titled “A Slow Dance from Andrey Markov’s Inequality to Herman Chernoff’s Inequality and Bound: My Memories in a Rear View Mirror” at the 35th New England Statistics Symposium.
For more information on the recipient and this award, one may visit: http://merlot.stat.uconn.edu/~nitis/ and https://nestat.org/hcaward/.