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Peter Rousseeuw receives the 2024 Noether Distinguished Scholar Award

09 July 2024
2024 Noether Distinguished Scholar Award

Peter Rousseeuw, elected member of ISI since 1991, has been named the recipient of the 2024 Gottfried E. Noether Distinguished Scholar Award of the ASA. The citation reads:  "Dr. Peter Rousseeuw has made significant contributions to robust estimation, innovative model-free cluster analysis, and the development of statistical depth functions. His work, renowned for advancing methodology, creating algorithms, and its broad application, has significantly shaped the landscape of statistical analysis, demonstrating the profound impact of his research on both theoretical and practical aspects of nonparametric statistics."

Peter is Emeritus Professor of the University of Leuven, Belgium. He will present a talk on `Robustness and Distance Correlation' in the Noether Award session at the 2024 Joint Statistical Meetings in Portland, Oregon, which takes place on Wednesday, Aug 7, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM. The Early Career Scholar Award presentations will be by Edgar Dobriban (Wharton School) and Lucas Janson (Harvard). The programme is available here .