Texas A&M Head of Statistics Dr. Branislav Vidakovic poses beside a portrait of Grace and Dr. H.O. Hartley, distinguished professor and first director of statistics at Texas A&M and namesake of the endowed chair to which Vidakovic has been appointed.

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

Sep 29, 2020
“The H.O. Hartley Chair in Statistics is a major step toward raising the profile of Dr. Hartley's memory and honoring his many invaluable contributions to the fields of mathematics and statistics and to Texas A&M. I am thrilled that we were able to recruit someone of Dr. Vidakovic's caliber as an educator, researcher and visionary to carry on what Dr. Hartley started here nearly 60 years ago."
Dr. Valen E. Johnson, Texas A&M Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Dean of Science