Professor Xihong Lin Receives the Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research

August 23, 2022
At the Joint Statistical Meeting this August in D.C., Professor Xihong Lin was presented with the National Institute of Statistical Sciences' (NISS) Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research for 2022.  NISS selected Lin "for her exceptional cross-disciplinary research and contributions to our profession, for leadership in developing methodology, including causal inference for complex clinical trials.  She is an outstanding mentor, an influential leader, who has significantly advanced statistics, public health and medicine."  Congratulations, Prof. Lin!  In 2017, Professor Jun Liu was honored with this award for his "groundbreaking research contributions at the interface of statistics and biology, including algorithms for protein sequence analysis, DNA sequence motif finding, gene expression analysis, and regulatory network elucidation that have become important tools for computational biologists."