Jerome P. Keating Receives
2006 Don Owen Award

Jerome P. Keating Receives 2006 Don Owen Award

The 2006 Don Owen Award was presented to Jerome P. Keating, PhD, Professor in the Management Science and Statistics Department in the College of Business at the University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. From among a field of very qualified nominees, Dr. Keating was chosen as the nominee who best exemplified the Award's threefold criteria of excellent scholarship, dissemination of statistical knowledge, and service to the profession.

Dr. Keating is an excellent research statistician as well as an outstanding teacher, consultant, and administrator. He has had an extremely productive career and is world-recognized for his research in the Pitman nearness criterion as an alternative in comparing estimators. Dr. Keating is also one of the few statisticians to have received a patent using his statistical expertise.

The Don Owen Award was presented to Dr. Keating by David W. Smith, President of the San Antonio Chapter of the American Statistical Association at the Conference of Texas Statisticians held in Austin, Texas.

The Don Owen Award is presented annually by the San Antonio Chapter of the American Statistical Association, and Taylor and Francis, a leading international academic publisher.