Ranjan Maitra Honored with LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research

Ranjan Maitra, professor and associate chair for research, has been selected as a recipient of the 2023-24 LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research. This award recognizes faculty members for their achievements in research and creative activity.

The award celebrates Maitra's outstanding contributions to the field of statistics. Throughout his academic career, Professor Maitra has demonstrated a profound commitment to advancing research and making impactful contributions to his discipline.

Nominations for the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research originate within departments and undergo review by the college before submission to the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. Candidates must meet eligibility criteria, including having an independent academic career of more than 13 years and demonstrating outstanding research accomplishments evaluated by peers and experts in the field.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will formally acknowledge Maitra's achievement at the upcoming LAS Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony, tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2024.

The Department of Statistics congratulates Ranjan Maitra on this well-deserved honor and extends best wishes for continued success in his academic endeavors at Iowa State University.