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George E.P. Box


Career Milestones and Published Books

Compiled by Gregory H. Watson,
ChairmanBusiness Excellence Solutions, Ltd.

1946 British Empire Medal

1946 Royal Statistical Society — Fellow

1947 BSc in Mathematical Statistics (First Class Honors), London University

1952 PhD in Mathematical Statistics, London University

1955 American Statistical Association — Fellow

1961 DSc, London University

1964 Royal Statistical Society — William A. Guy Medal in Silver

1965 International Statistical Institute — Member

1968 American Society for Quality — Walter A. Shewhart Medal

1970 Fellow of the Royal Society

1972 American Statistical Association — Samuel L. Wilks Memorial Award

1973 American Society for Quality — W. J. Youden Memorial Address: “Science, Statistics, and Quality”

1974 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1974 Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies — Ronald A. Fisher Lectureship

1978 President, American Statistical Association

1980 President, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

1980 University of Wisconsin — Vilas Research Professor

1981 Institute of Mathematical Statistics — Fellow

1984 University of Wisconsin — Founder, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement

1985 University of Rochester — Doctor of Science Honoris Causa

1987 American Society for Quality — Martin A. Brumbaugh Award (1st award):George E. P. Box and
         Søren Bisgaard (1987), “The Scientific Context of Quality Improvement,” Quality Progress, June
         1987, pp. 54-61

1988 American Society for Quality — W. Edwards Deming Medal (Metropolitan Section)

1988 American Society for Quality — W. J. Youden Award:George E. P. Box (1988), “Signal-to-Noise
         Ratios, Performance Criteria, and Transformations,” Technometrics, Volume 30, Number 1, pp. 1-17.

1989 Carnegie Mellon University — Doctor of Science Honoris causa

1990 University of Wisconsin — R. Byron Bird Award for Excellence in Engineering Research

1990 Guggenheim Fellow

1992 University of Wisconsin — Professor Emeritus

1993 Royal Statistical Society — William A. Guy Medal in Gold

1993 Royal Statistical Society — Honorary Fellow

1993 American Society for Quality — Martin A. Brumbaugh Award (2nd award):George E. P. Box and
         R. Daniel Meyer (1993), “Finding the Active Factors in Fractionated Screening Experiments,”
         Journal of Quality Technology, Volume 25, Number 2, pp. 94-105

1995 Universidad Carlos III of Madrid — Doctor Honoris Causa

1996 American Society for Quality — Honorary Member

1997 American Society for Quality — Martin A. Brumbaugh Award (3rd award):George E. P. Box and
         Alberto Luceño (1997), “Discrete Proportional-Integral Adjustment and Statistical Process Control,”
         Journal of Quality Technology, Volume 29, Number 3, pp. 248-260

2000 Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers — Evolutionary Computation Award

2000 American Statistical Association — W. Edwards Deming Lecture

2000 University of Waterloo — Doctor of Mathematics Honoris Causa

2003 European Network for Business and Industrial Statisticians — George E. P. Box Medal

2007 International Statistical Institute — Honorary Member

2007 American Society for Quality — Martin A. Brumbaugh Award (4th award):George E. P. Box
         and Carmen Paniagua-Quiñones (2007), “Two Charts: Not One,” Quality Engineering,
         Volume 19, Number 2, pp. 93-100.

2010 American Society for Quality — Martin A. Brumbaugh Award (5th award):George E. P. Box and
         Surendar Narasimhan (2010), “Rethinking Statistics for Quality Control,” Quality Engineering,
         Volume 22, Number 2, pp. 60-72

2010 International Academy for Quality — Honorary Member
 

Books by George E. P. Box:

  1. Statistical Methods in Research and Production, Oliver and Boyd, 1963 (with W.R. Cousins, O.L. Davies, F.R. Himsworth, H. Kenney, W. Spendley, W.L. Stevens).
  2. Design and Analysis of Industrial Experiments, Oliver and Boyd, 1963 (with L.R. Connor, W.R. Cousins, O.L. Davies, F.R. Himsworth, and G.P. Sillitto).
  3. Evolutionary Operation-A statistical method for process improvement, John Wiley & Sons, 1969 (with N.R. Draper). Translated in German and Romanian
  4. Time Series Analysis Forecasting and Control, Holden-Day, 1970 - 2008 (with G.M. Jenkins), 4th edition (2008 with G. Reinsel). Translated in Russian, Chinese, Arabic
  5. Bayesian Inference in Statistical Analysis, Addison Wesley Publishing Co., 1973 (with G.C. Tiao).
  6. Statistics for Experimenters, John Wiley & Sons, 1977 (with W.G. Hunter and J.S. Hunter) (Second Edition 2005). Translated in Spanish
  7. The Collected Works of George E.P. Box, Wadsworth, 1985. Two volumes, edited by G.C. Tiao.
  8. Empirical Model-Building and Response Surfaces, John Wiley & Sons, 1987 (with N.R. Draper) (Second Edition 2008).
  9. Box on quality and discovery: With design, control, and robustness, John Wiley & Sons, 2000 (with G C Tiao, S Bisgaard, W J Hill, D Pena and S M Stigler)
  10. Statistical Control by Monitoring and Feedback Adjustment, John Wiley & Sons, 1997 (with A. Luceño) (Second Edition 2009).
  11. Improving Almost Anything: Ideas and Essays, John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
  12. An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E. P. Box, John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

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