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1 Nobel Prize winner

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2 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

First Texas A&M SEC Professor of the Year

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Texas A&M Statistician Branislav Vidakovic Named to Hartley Chair in Statistics

Dr. Branislav Vidakovic, professor and head of the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University, has been appointed as the inaugural holder of the H.O. Hartley Chair in Statistics, effective August 15, 2020.

The $1 million chair was established in July 2019 through the Texas A&M Foundation by Texas A&M statistics graduates Dr. Ersen Arseven ’74 and Dr. William B. Smith ’60 with matching funds from the Thomas W. Powell ’62 Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund to honor Hartley, a Texas A&M distinguished professor who served as the first director of the university's then-newly formed Institute of Statistics from 1963 to 1977 as well as an elected fellow (1953) and former president of the American [...]

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