Professor Michael Miniere, beloved teacher and colleague, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018. He will be greatly missed by all of us.
We are happy to announce the following new additions to our faculty:
MS Data Science (Statistics Track) now accepting applications for Fall 2018.
The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics is pleased to offer this new master's in Data Science program.
Saturday March 24, 2018
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Theory
Busch Campus Hill 116
Recent Awards And Honors
Elynn Chen, Ph.D. Candidate, has been awarded the prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Science Foundation. Congratulations!
Sai Li - Distinguished Written Paper Award, 2017 Western North American Region of the International Biometric Society (WNAR)
Yiwei Shen is the recipient of the 2017 Award for the best performance in the PhD Qualifying Exam. Congratulations!
PI - Dr. Rong Chen - with co-PI's Drs. Fred Roberts of Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and Minge Xie
of Statistics and Biostatistics Department.
NSF; "I-Group Learning for Dynamic Real Time Abnormality Detection with Applications in Maritime Threat Detection"
PI - Dr. Rong Chen - with co PI's Drs. Dan Yang and Cun-Hui Zhang of Statistics and Biostatistics Department
NSF: "BIGDATA: F: Statistical Learning with Large Dynamic Tensor Data"
Dr. Tirthankar Dasgupta - NSF: "Design and Analysis of Optimization Experiments with Internal Noise to Maximize Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes"
Dr. Ying Hung - NSF: "Collaborative Research: Statistical Modeling of Mechanosensing by Cell Surface Receptors"
Dr. John Kolassa - NSF: "Collaborative Research: Higher-Order Asymptotics and Accurate inference for Post-Selection"
Dr. Zhiqiang Tan - Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (pcori): "Improving casual inference methods via statistical learning with high-dimensional data"
Dr. Cun-Hui Zhang - NSF: "Collaborative Research: Statistical Methods, Algorithms and Theory for Large Tensors"