Yiming Zhang has won the 1st place award (Spiegelman Award) of the 2021 Transportation Statistics Interest Group (TSIG) of the ASA Student Paper Competition. His paper is entitled “Bayesian Criterion-based Assessments of Recurrent Event Models with Applications to Commercial Truck Driver Behavior Studies” co-authored with Feng Guo and Ming-Hui Chen. Congratulations Yiming!
Author: Lim, Heeju
PhD student Yunqi Wang is a recipient of The Kenneth and Paula Munson Family Fund for Student Support in Health Sciences Fellowship.
Yunqi Wang is a recipient of The Kenneth and Paula Munson Family Fund for Student Support in Health Sciences Fellowships for the 2020-21 academic year. Congratulations Yunqi!
– Asst. Prof. Yao Zheng has been awarded a UConn Research Excellence Program (REP) funding for AY 2020-21.
Yao Zheng’s Research Excellence Program (REP) proposal for AY 2020-21 entitled “Novel Statistical Modeling Techniques for High-Dimensional Time Series Data” has been selected for funding by OVPR. Congratulations to Professor Yao Zheng!
-Guanyu Hu, former Postdoc Research Scholar (2017-2020) has been awarded a 2021 New Researcher Travel Award from IMS.
IMS New Researcher Travel Award can be used for travel to present a paper or a poster at any IMS-sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. https://imstat.org/2021/04/13/recipients-of-the-2021-ims-new-researcher-travel-awards-announced/ Congratulations Guanyu!
HaiYing Wang has received a three-year NSF grant
HaiYing Wang has received a three-year NSF grant as Principal Investigator. Start Date: 06/15/2021, End Date: 05/31/2024
PhD student Elizabeth Gibbs has been named a James A. Hickman Scholar by The Society of Actuaries for 2021-2022 academic year.
PhD student Elizabeth Gibbs has been named a James A. Hickman Scholar by The Society of Actuaries for 2021-2022 academic year. The Society of Actuaries Names 2021—2022 James C. Hickman Scholars Schaumburg, IL (May 14) – The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced four new SOA James C. Hickman Scholars. Each recipient will receive a $20,000 […]
Career Update: Samiran Ghosh ’06 Ph.D.
Samiran Ghosh ’06 Ph.D., Director of Biostatistics in the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor (Tenured).
– Prof. Dipak Dey is the winner of the 2021 Faculty Mentoring of Faculty Award.
Prof. Dipak Dey is the winner of the 2021 Faculty Mentoring of Faculty Award. The Faculty Mentoring Awards will recognize faculty who demonstrate exemplary support, encouragement, and the creation of opportunities to enrich the learning and professional development of others. Awards will be given in three categories each year: mentoring of faculty, mentoring of graduate […]
Statistics Students Named to Phi Beta Kappa
The Department of Statistics is proud to announce the following students have been accepted into the University of Connecticut Phi Beta Kappa Chapter. Rujue Du, Aidan Garrity, Ryan Grossman, Georgia Kasperowicz, Anusha Kumar, Dan Meskill, Nigel Mills, Ziheng Wang and Xinyi Zhang Congratulations on this prestigious honor! Watch the virtual ceremony.
– Assistant Professor HaiYing Wang has been promoted to Associate Professor
We are pleased to announce that Assistant Professor HaiYing Wang has been promoted to Associate Professor effective August 23, 2021. Congratulations Professor HaiYing!