BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Dr. Subhabrata "Subha" Chakraborti, Professor of Statistics in the Culverhouse College of Business, has been named winner of the 2020 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Alabama, the SEC announced Tuesday.
A pioneer in the field, Dr. Chakraborti has taught at Alabama since 1984, specializing in nonparametric and robust statistical inference with a focus on statistical process monitoring. He has published more than a hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored two highly acclaimed books. He has received the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award and the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award at the university.
In identifying Dr. Chakraborti, University of Alabama administrators underscored his long and sustained record of scholarly accomplishments and multi-dimensional leadership, along with outlining how his contributions in teaching, mentoring and research have been felt both inside and outside of the university.
To receive an SEC achievement award the faculty member must have achieved the rank of full professor; have a record of extraordinary teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level; and have a record of research that is recognized nationally and/or internationally. University winners will receive a $5,000 honorarium from the SEC and will become their campus nominee for the SEC Professor of the Year Award, which will be announced in late April.
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