Dr. Sat Gupta (Mathematics and Statistics) has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He received this highest professional honor in the field of statistics for important research contributions in the area of randomized response methodology, for his distinguished service to ASA through his leadership role in the North Carolina Chapter of ASA; for distinguished service to the theory and practice of statistics by founding and editing the Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice; and for exemplary statistical consulting, both on-campus and off-campus.
Last fall, Gupta also received the prestigious Sankhyiki Bhushan Award from the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.
Finally, Gupta was a co-author and lead statistician on a paper that won the 2016 AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses) Journal Writers Contest. The article, written in collaboration with nurse researchers at Cone Health, was titled “Pressure Ulcers: Factors Contributing to Their Development in the OR.”