Johann Heinrich Lambert Award

The Swiss Statistical Society (SSS) has established since 2013 the Johann Heinrich Lambert Award to recognise the work of young statisticians. The Lambert Award consists of a certificate and prize money of 1'000 Swiss Francs. It entitles to a plenary talk at the Swiss Statistics Meeting 2021 in Lugano (6nd - 8th September 2021).

Lambert Award 2020

Young statisticians (up to age 35) are invited to submit their work to the Jury of the Lambert Award before 26th June 2020.

Applications : Candidates must consult the rules of the Lambert Award and download the application form and the rules here. Applications must be submitted before 26th June 2020

The Jury is composed of the following 5 members:

    • Dr Michael Beer, Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG
    • Prof. Valérie Chavez-Demoulin, University of Lausanne
    • Prof. Lutz Dümbgen, University of Bern
    • Prof. Beat Hulliger, FHNW School of Business
    • Dr Matti Langel, Office cantonal de la statistique Genève (chair)

Persons interested in the life and statistical work of Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728–1777) may read the following article here.


Lambert Award 2018

Jana Jankova was the winner of the Lambert Award 2018.

The Jury was composed by the following 5 members:

  • Prof. Eva Cantoni, University of Geneva (Chair)
  • Dr. Michael Beer, Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG
  • Prof. Lutz Dümbgen, University of Bern
  • Prof. Beat Hulliger, School of Business FHNW
  • Dr. Matti Langel, Office cantonal de la statistique Genève

Lambert Award 2015

Raphael Huser was the winner of the Lambert Award 2015.

The Jury was composed by the following 5 members:

  • Dr. Yves-Laurent Grize (Chair), Baloise Insurance and Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design ZHAW
  • Prof. Eva Cantoni, University of Geneva
  • Prof. Beat Hulliger, School of Business FHNW
  • Dr. Matti Langel, Office cantonal de la statistique Genève
  • Prof. Victor Panaretos, EPFL

Lambert Award 2013

Andrea Kraus was the winner of the Lambert Award 2013.

The Jury 2013 was composed by the following members:

  • Prof. Beat Hulliger (Chair), School of Business FHNW
  • Prof. Eva Cantoni, University of Geneva
  • Dr. Yves-Laurent Grize, Baloise Insurance
  • Dr. Matti Langel, Office cantonal de la statistique Genève
  • Prof. Victor Panaretos, EPFL

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