A world leader in the field of spatial statistics and one of the deepest thinkers in theoretical and applied statistics, Michael Stein has educated and mentored several generations of statisticians.  He is a dedicated advisor to numerous graduate students, an inspiration to up-and-coming researchers, and a skilled creator of challenging and innovative courses. Involved at all stages of the graduate program, he is a source of inspiration not only for students but for faculty as well.  The Statistics Department would not be the same without Michael Stein's singular contribution to its graduate program.

The Graduate Teaching Award Citation
507th Convocation
June 11, 2011


Stephen Stigler
and Michael Stein

Michael Stein
and Mei Wang

Stephen Stigler,
Michael Stein’s parents,
and Michael Stein