Student Awards

Sana Gupta receives UConn IDEA Grant

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!

PhD student Yelie Yuan received an honorable mention for the John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award

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. […]

PhD student Jun Jin received an Honorable Mention for his 2022 student paper from the ASA Risk Analysis Section

Congratulations to the 2022 Section on Risk Analysis Student Paper Award Winners! Winners: Jiyang Wen, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Jackson Lautier, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut Jing Zhang, Department of Biostatistics and Data Science, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Honorable Mention: Jun Jin, Department […]