Supply Chain and Operations Professor and Frank A Donaldson Chair in Operations Management Chris Nachtsheim is the recipient of the 2013 Jack Youden Prize, which is awarded by the American Statistical Association for the best expository paper that appeared during 2013 in the organization’s journal, Technometrics.

The paper, “Experimental Design for Engineering Dimensional Analysis,” was co-authored by Mark Albrecht (Nachtsheim’s statistics MS student), Tom Albrecht, and Director of the School of Statistics Dennis Cook. This is the second time in three years Nachtsheim has won the Jack Youden Prize; he received the award in 2011 for “Efficient Designs with Minimal Aliasing.”