The Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) has awarded Honorary Membership to Bovas Abraham, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo. The citation for the award reads:
To Bovas Abraham, for his fundamental contributions to the statistical sciences, advances in time series analysis, statistical methods for quality improvement, and industrial statistics, for dissemination of statistical methodology through authorship of textbooks, and for his service as founding president of the Business and Industrial Statistics Sections and President of the Statistical Society of Canada.
Other Waterloo connections to this year's SSC awards:
- Alumna Nancy Reid, recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award of the Statistical Society of Canada
- Alumnus Jing Qin, co-author of the article chosen for the 2013 Canadian Journal of Statistics Award "Information borrowing methods for covariate-adjusted ROC curve."
More on these and other SSC honorees from the Statistical Society of Canada.