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Asst. Prof. Yao Zheng has been elected as an elected member of the ISI for 2022
Asst. Prof. Yao Zheng has been elected as an elected member of the ISI for 2022. Congratulations!
Prof. Ofer Harel has been elected a 2022 member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Congratulations to Prof. Ofer Harel for being elected as a 2022 member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering! More information about this news item.
Prof. Nalini Ravishanker has been elected a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Congratulations to Prof. Nalini Ravishanker for being elected as a 2021 AAAS fellow. More information about this news item.
Dr. Joseph C. Cappelleri, Adjunct Professor, has been awarded the ISPOR Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award
ASA Fellow Joe Cappelleri, head of outcome research statistics, will receive this year’s International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Avedis Donabedian Outcomes Research Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions over the years to patient health outcomes. Congratulations Joe!
Prof. Kun Chen has been elected as Program Chair-Elect 2022 for the ASA Statistical Computing Section
Prof. Kun Chen has been elected as Program Chair-Elect 2022 for the ASA Statistical Computing Section. Congratulations!
Profs. Cornejo, Prates, Dey & Rue have won best paper by International Association for Statistical Computing – Latin American Regional Section (IASC-LARS)
Best Paper Winners 2021: Title: ‘Fast Bayesian inference for block-NNGP for large data’. First Author: Zaida Jesús Quiroz Cornejo, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú Co-Author: Marcos O. Prates, Department of Statistics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Co-Author: Dipak K. Dey, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut Co-Author: Havard Rue, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and […]
Prof. Nalini Ravishanker has been presented a service award by the International Statistical Institute (ISI)
The ISI Service Awards are presented to members who have made outstanding contributions to the ISI and the international statistical community. Nalini Ravishanker for outstanding and dedicated leadership and service as SPC Chair for the Virtual ISI World Statistics Congress 2021. Congratulations!
– 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!
– 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 […]