2019 COPSS Presidents' Award Winner
Hadley Wickham
R Studio


Hadley Wickham of R Studio is the recipient of the 2019 COPSS Presidents’ Award. The citation for Dr. Wickham's plaque reads: 

“for influential work in statistical computing, visualization, graphics, and data analysis; for developing and implementing an impressively comprehensive computational infrastructure for data analysis through R software; for making statistical thinking and computing accessible to large audience; and for enhancing an appreciation for the important role of statistics among data scientists.”

The interview of Dr. Wickham by Judy Huixia Wang is available at Amstat News and IMS Bulletin.