International Astrostatistics Association

IAA AwardIAA Award

IAA Awards is a program which recognizes the achievements and contributions of scholars and researchers to Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics. The 2018 call is open.

Winners of the 2016 IAA Awards

Outstanding Contributions to Astrostatistics

G. Jogesh Babu, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Eric D. Feigelson, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Joseph M. Hilbe, Arizona State University, USA
Fionn Murtagh, University of Derby, UK

IAA Elected Fellows

Stefano Andreon, INAF-Brera Astronomical Observatory, Italy
G. Jogesh Babu, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Asis K. Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta, India
Kirk D. Borne, Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Innovation Group, USA
Eric D. Feigelson, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Alan J. Heavens, Imperial College, UK
Joseph M. Hilbe, Arizona State University, USA
Ajit K. Kembhavi, Inter University Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, India
Jean-Luc Starck, CEA Saclay, France
Roberto Trotta, Imperial College, UK
David A. van Dyk, Imperial College, UK
Yanxia Zhang, National Astronomical Observatory, China

Outstanding Publication in Astrostatistics

Asis K. Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta, India
Tanuka Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta, India
Zeljko Ivezic, University of Washington, USA
Andrew J. Connolly, University of Washington, USA
Jacob T. VanderPlas, University of Washington, USA
Alexander Gray, Skytree Inc., San Jose, CA USA

Outstanding Publication in Astrostatistics by a PostDoc

Rafael S. de Souza, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary
Ewan Cameron, Oxford University, UK
Emille E.O. Ishida, Blaise Pascal University, France
Ana L. Chies-Santos, Rio Grande Federal Univesity of the South
Madhura Killedar, Burnet Institute, Australia
Dario Colombo, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany
Adam Ginsberg, European Southern Observatory, Garching bei Munchen, Germany
Ana Duarte Cabral, CEMPS, University of Exeter, UK
Annie Hughes, Research Institute in Astrophysics and Planetology, Toulouse, France
Stefano Cavuoti, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Outstanding Publication in Astrostatistics by a Student

Tuli De, Novartis Healthcare private Limited, Hyderabad, India


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2016 Award Commitee Members

Tanuka Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta, India (chair)
Bruce Bassett, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Didler Fraix-Burnet, Astrophysics lab of Grenoble, France
David Hand, Imperial College, London, UK
Thomas Kitching, University of Edinburgh, UK
Oleg Malkov, Moscow State University, Russia

2018 Award Commitee Members

Prajval Shastri,Indian Instit of Astrophysics, India (Chair)
Fionn Murtagh, University of Huddersfield, England
Jean-Luk Starck, CEA/Saclay, France