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Celebrate Dennis Boos

Photo: Dr. Dennis Boos

Professor and Associate Department Head of Statistics Dennis Boos has been a pillar of the NC State statistics community for over 40 years.

Help us honor his life's work by contributing to the newly created Dennis D. Boos Alumni Fund, which supports the Department of Statistics.

As a way to honor Boos' work, former graduate students Dr. Ed Luo '02 and Dr. Ji Zhang '90 established the Dennis D. Boos Alumni Fund to support students, faculty and programs in the Department of Statistics. By supporting this fund, donors allow the department to stay at the forefront of the field and invest in the statistics leaders of tomorrow. Please consider making a gift in honor of Dennis Boos.

Make your gift today by visiting https://go.ncsu.edu/boosalumnifund/ or contacting a staff member in the College of Sciences Office of Advancement at 919.515.3462 or sciences-advancement@ncsu.edu.

Legacy of Dennis Boos

Dr. Dennis Boos has worked at NC State since 1977, where his work as a mentor, professor and colleague has been profound. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated outstanding leadership and has fostered a supportive, collegial and collaborative environment in the Department of Statistics.

The department named an award after him — the Dr. Dennis Boos Citizenship Faculty Award. The award is intended to provide funds to a senior faculty member who best embodies the characteristics that Boos has manifested throughout his career at NC State. Boos was the first recipient in 2015-16. He also received the D.D. Mason Award in 2004-05 in recognition of his years of outstanding citizenship in the department, including mentoring junior faculty and graduate students, leading discussions to bring in changes in curriculum, being an advocate for diversity and demonstrating outstanding service to the department.