August 14, 2012

Suchard Wins Mitchell Prize 2011

Marc Suchard (along with co-author Philippe Lemey, Alexei Drummond and Andrew Rambaut) won the 2011 Mitchell Prize from the International Society of Bayesian Analysis for his paper entitled "Bayesian phylogeography finds its roots”. He previously received the award in 2006, putting him in a select group with only two others who twice have won the award, which was first presented in 1994.

Marc Suchard won the 2011 Raymond J. Carroll Young Investigator Award presented biannually by the Texas A & M University Department of Statistics to recognize a scholar within 10 years of receiving a Ph.D. degree for outstanding contributions to Statistical Science.

Marc Suchard has been elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He will be recognized at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego in July 2012.