Nominations are being sought for the 2017 National Institute of Statistical Sciences’ (NISS) Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research. The prize recognizes sustained, high-quality, cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical sciences.

An award of $1,000 will be presented during the National Institute of Statistical Sciences reception at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Baltimore, July 29 – August 3, 2017.

For more information, including a list of previous award winners, please see:


To nominate an individual, submit as one PDF document the following information to by May 1, 2017:

1.Nomination letter (maximum two pages)

2.Supporting letters from two individuals (other than nominator)

3.The Nominee’s CV

Questions about the award or the nomination process can be sent to the email address given above.