Call For Nominations Willem R. van Zwet Award 2016
We proudly announce the Willem R. van Zwet Award, an award that will annually be bestowed on an excellent Ph.D. in statistics or operations research, obtained at a Dutch university. The prize consists of a certificate and €1000 (for the Jan Hemelrijk Award, see here).
Eligible candidates must have successfully defended their Ph.D. thesis during the academic year 2014/2015 or 2015/2016. The closing date for entries is fixed at January 10, 2017.
We invite supervisors (promotores) to submit nominations for the 2016 Willem R. van Zwet Award.
See here for the
- nomination form Willem R. van Zwet Award 2016
- the formal regulations
- former award winners
- the 2016 jury
The nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. The letter should
- A motivation: why does this Ph.D. thesis deserve an award?
- Additional qualifications of the nominee
The nomination form and the recommendation letter should be sent to the VvS+OR at . Five (5) hard-copies of the Ph.D. thesis should be sent to the Secretary of the Jury at Drs. Sander Scholtus, Central Bureau of Statistics, Sector Procesontwikkeling en Methodologie, Henri Faasdreef 312, 2492 JP Den Haag.
The nomination has to be sent before January 10 2017.