Hall of Fame 2015

J. Stuart Hunter

J. Stuart Hunter (Stu) is a Professor Emeritus, School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University. He has a BS, Electrical Engineering (1947); MS, Applied Mathematics (1949); and a Ph.D., Statistics (1954) all from North Carolina State University. He is the founding editor of the journal Technometrics (1958) and was President of the American Statistical Association (1992). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Honorary Member of the American Society for Quality (1999) and elected member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2005.

Stu Hunter received the Shewhart Medal (1970) S.S. Wilks Medal: US Army (1987), the Deming Medal (1986), the Founders Award of the American Statistical Association (1994) and the W.J. Youden, Ellis Ott and Brunbaugh award of the American Society for Quality. He received a Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa, from NC State in 2006 and again in 2008 from Pennsylvania State University. He was published extensively and is the co-author of the text books Introductory Engineering Statistics and Statistics for Experimenters. He remains active as a consultant and lecturer.