The BEST Award for Student Research

Department of Statistical Science
Duke University
BEST Foundation
New Jersey

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The BEST Award: 2011/12 Submissions and Award

The 2011/12 BEST Award is for papers submitted in the competition of Academic Year 2011/12.

Students should submit a written paper and supporting materials on their research project to: The 2011/12 BEST Award Selection Committee, c/o Ms Karen Herndon, 214 Old Chemistry Building, or via email attachments to karen@stat.duke.edu

Submissions must be received before March 31st 2012. No submissions will be considered after that date.

The paper must include a complete description of the problem area, context and goals, and represent a scholarly work developing new ideas and models in that context, with details of the literature, modeling and computational developments, and relevant financial/econometric aspects.

The 2011/12 BEST Award Selection Committee will review all complete submissions received by the deadline with a view to making the award at a formal award ceremony during the Department of Statistical Science graduation ceremony in May 2012.