The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Award Granted
Matthias Schonlau of the University of Waterloo is the 2018 winner of the NISS Distinguished Alumni Award. The National Institute of Statistical Sciences is the US-based National Institute of Statistical Sciences. Prior to his appointment as full professor at the University of Waterloo in 2011, Matthias worked at the RAND Corporation in Pittsburgh, PA and in Santa Monica, CA for 12 years.
His citation reads: “Honoring his distinguished career as a research statistician in both industry and academia, especially his contributions in the area of survey methodology.”