Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, professor for statistics at McMaster University (Ontario, Canada), is the 2008 winner of the Don Owen Award for excellence in research and teaching.
(In the picture: Prof. Balakrishnan)
Presented annually by the San Antonio chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the award is named after Don Owen, a distinguished professor of statistics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
At Birkhäuser, Prof. Balakrishnan is the editor of the series "Statistics for Industry and Technology" and has actively contributed to many of the published volumes. Congratulations to Prof. Balakrishnan, who will be presented the Don Owen award on March 28th in San Antonio, Texas.