Sujit Ghosh received the prestigious D.D. Mason Award for 2022-2023 in recognition of his exceptional contributions as the Department’s Interim Head, his collaborative work with various disciplines, and his remarkable achievements as a mentor and researcher.
Professor Lachos Davila has been selected to receive a Scholarship Facilitation Fund award for AY 2023-2024 for his work entitled Lasso Regularization for High-Dimensional Censored Linear Mixed Models.
Yao Zheng has been awarded a 3-year NSF DMS grant (9/2023-8/2026). Project Title: Advances in High-dimensional Time Series Modeling and Its Interface with Deep Learning.
Victor Hugo Lachos Davila’s Research Excellence Program (REP) proposal has been selected for funding by OVPR.
Assoc. Prof. Yuping Zhang’s Research Excellence Program (REP) proposal has been selected for funding by OVPR.
“Testing high-dimensional covariate effects in the presence of covariate heterogeneity,” Presented by Liping Zhu, Institute Statistics of Big Data, Renmin University of China.
The conference, held on July 13-14, 2023, at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, is a celebration of Professor Dipak Dey’s 70th birthday. The event brings together Dr. Dey’s former students, collaborators, friends, and mentors to recognize his significant contributions to the field of Statistics. The conference program covers a broad range of topics, from cutting-edge statistical […]
Prof. Dey is renowned for his work in Bayesian analysis, decision science, and model selection. With over 320 research articles published in reputable national and international journals, and over 10 books and edited volumes to his name, he has made a significant impact on the field of statistics and data science, especially in the Latin […]
Prof. Ofer Harel has been invited and accepted to be a standing member of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics (CATS). CATS convenes workshops, consensus studies, and other activities to connect frontiers in statistics research, education, training, and practice to issues of national and global importance.
Undergraduate statistics student Sana Gupta has been awarded the UConn IDEA Grant for the 2023-2024 academic year in recognition of her research project. The grant supports original, creative, innovative, student-designed projects. Sana’s research, titled A Novel Imputation Strategy for Incomplete Compositional Data Analysis, is jointly mentored by Benjamin Stockton and Ofer Harel. Congratulations Sana!