Jun S. Liu (center), winner of the 2017 Jerome Sacks Award, with NISS Board Chair Mary Batcher (left) and NISS Director (DC office) Nell Sedransk

The National Institute of Statistical Sciences Jerome Sacks Award recognizes sustained, high-quality, cross-disciplinary research involving the statistical and data sciences. Last year’s award recipient, Jun S. Liu, Harvard University, was recognized for his groundbreaking research contributions at the interface of statistics and biology. He will speak at an invited session at JSM2018.