This award is given in recognition of M. M. Desu, PhD, who has maintained a distinguished research, teaching and service record in UB's Department of Biostatistics.
Desu is particularly well-known in the area of rank-based/nonparametric methods. He has been affiliated with the University at Buffalo for well over 45 years and currently serves as professor emeritus.
Awarded annually in recognition of Professor M. Mahamunulu Desu in the sping semester to a PhD student. To be eligible, the candidate must have been a full-time graduate student (master's or PhD). The candidate must have made significant contributions to the paper, and the advisor or other co-author will need to write a letter stating that the candidate had a primary role in the research and write-up. Send nominations packets (paper and letter of nomination) to Gregory Wilding, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.