PhD students Austin Menger and Katherine Zavez received a letter of acknowledgment from NESS NextGen leadership for their work in the Diversity, Inclusion, and Outreach subcommittee. Congratulations, Austin and Katherine!
PhD student Jackson Lautier’s paper, “Modeling Time-to-Event Contingent Cash Flows: A Discrete-Time Survival Analysis Approach”, co-authored with Professor Vladimir Pozdnyakov and Professor Jun Yan, has been selected as a winner for the ASA Risk Analysis 2022 Student Paper Award competition. Congratulations!
Congratulations to our PhD students Md Tuhin Sheikh for receiving the IBM Student Paper Award and Jing Wang, Ganchao Wei for receiving Munich Re/HSB Student Poster Award at the 34th New England Statistics Symposium hosted by the University of Rhode Island on September 30-October 2, 2021.
Wenlin Yuan, Simiao Gao, Md Tuhin Sheikh, Daeyoung Lim, and Yiming Zhang have been awarded ISBA (The International Society for Bayesian Analysis) Travel Award to attend the 2022 ISBA World Meeting or any other ISBA Section or co-sponsored meeting between now and December 31, 2022. Congratulations Wenlin, Simiao, Tuhin, Daeyoung, and Yiming!
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!
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!
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 […]
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.
Congratulations to Stat undergrads Christine Nguyen and Uyen Le who have been selected to be UConn McNair Fellows for the fall 2021 semester! Find out more about the McNair Fellowship.