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 2021

Following the postponement of the Swiss Statistics Days 2020, the 2020 Lambert Prize has also been cancelled. The 2021 Lambert Prize will be awarded at the Swiss Statistics Days 2021 in Lugano.

Applications are possible from January 2021.

To allow all 2020 Lambert Award candidates to resubmit their nomination in 2021, the maximum age is raised to 36 years for the 2021 Lambert Award.

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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