Dr. D. D. Mason Faculty Award

The D.D. Mason Faculty Award is named for Dr. David D. Mason who served as Professor of Statistics at NCSU from 1953 until he retired in 1981. From 1963 through 1981 Dr. Mason served as Department Head. Among his many accomplishments as department head, Dr. Mason guided the establishment and growth of the SAS project while it was in the Department of Statistics, NCSU. The project led to the development of widely used SAS computer products and spun-off the SAS Institute in Cary, NC. Dr. Mason served as chair of the Board of Directors of the Triangle University Computing Center (TUCC) that brought state-of-the-art computing to NCSU, UNC and Duke in the 1960’s and helped attract IBM to the Research Triangle area. He also chaired the Committee on Statistics of the Southern Regional Education Board.

Past Winners

  • 2018-2019 Dr. Alyson Wilson
  • 2017-2018 Dr. David Dickey
  • 2016-2017 Dr. Brian Reich
  • 2015-2016 Dr. Montse Fuentes
  • 2014-2015 Dr. Roger Woodard
  • 2013-2014 Dr. Howard Bondell
  • 2012-2013 Dr. Jason Osborne
  • 2011-2012 Dr. Marie Davidian
  • 2009-2010 Dr. Tom Reiland
  • 2007-2008 Dr. Pam Arroway
  • 2005-2006 Dr. Jacqueline Hughes-Oliver
  • 2004-2005 Dr. Dennis Boos
  • 2004-2005 Dr. Leonard Stefanski
  • 2002-2003 Dr. John Monahan
  • 2000-2001 Dr. Sastry Pantula
  • 2000-2001 Dr. Zhao-Bang Zeng
  • 1998-1999 Dr. Francis Giesbrecht
  • 1996-1997 Dr. Kenneth Pollock
  • 1995-1996 Dr. Jye-Chye Lu
  • 1994-1995 Dr. Bruce Weir
  • 1993-1994 Dr. William Swallow
  • 1992-1993 Dr. Daniel Solomon
  • 1991-1992 Dr. Jacqueline Dietz
  • 1990-1991 Dr. Thomas Gerig
  • 1989-1990 Dr. Peter Bloomfield
  • 1988-1989 Dr. Cavell Brownie
  • 1987-1988 Dr. John Rawlings
  • 1986-1987 Dr. David Dickey
  • 1985-1986 Dr. B.B. Bhattacharyya
  • 1984-1985 Dr. Ronald Gallant
  • 1983-1984 Dr. C. Clark Cockerham
  • 1982-1983 Dr. Larry Nelson