The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has recognized Laboratory Fellow and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(PNNL) statistician Greg Piepel with the William G. Hunter Award.

Gregory PiepelThe award is named in honor of the ASQ Statistics Division’s first chair, William G. Hunter. It is given annually to an individual who exemplifies Hunter’s most enduring qualities of excellence in statistics as a leader, a communicator, a consultant, an educator, an innovator, an integrator of statistics with other disciplines, and an implementer who obtains meaningful results.

Piepel is internationally recognized as one of the top researchers in the statistical design, modeling, and analysis of mixture experiments. He has developed new methods, approaches, and algorithms that have been adapted into commercial software and into the practice of statistics and other disciplines.