Assistant Professor Yao Zheng has been named the new Makuch Faculty Fellow (January 2023-December 2024).
Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Joseph Cappelleri for receiving the Health Policy Statistics Section (HPSS) Long-Term Excellence Award! The award recognizes significant contributions to health care policy and health services research through mentoring and/or service that advance the aims of HPSS.
PhD student Yelie Yuan’s R package wdnet, co-authored with Prof. Tiandong Wang, Prof. Jun Yan, and Prof. Panpan Zhang, has received an honorable mention for the 2023 John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award. The package provides functions for analyzing weighted, directed networks, all of which are based on recent research and are not available in other packages. […]
Nair is one of 151 Schwarzman scholars who will study at the Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2022-23 in pursuit of a one-year master’s degree. Nearly 3,000 students applied to the program.
The Lifetime Achievement Award (LAA) recognizes distinguished members of the association who represent ‘models of excellence’ to the International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) members.
Sandra Milena Hurtado Rúa ’11 Ph.D. named Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program and is funded through an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Yan Zhuang, ’18 Ph.D. has been elected to membership in the International Statistical Institute (ISI).
“Flexible Conditional Borrowing Approaches for Leveraging Historical Data in the Bayesian Design of Superiority Trials”, co-authored by Wenlin Yuan, John Zhong, and Ming-Hui Chen, is selected to receive one of the 2023 Statistics in Biosciences Best Paper Awards.
Professor Ofer Harel has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of the Arts and Sciences (CAAS), the third-oldest learned society in the United States.
Ph.D. student Garrett Frady won 3rd place in the poster presentations at the 2022 International Society for Bayesian Analysis conference.