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Welcome New Faculty

We are happy to announce the following new additions to our faculty:

Dr. Pierre Bellec

Dr. Tirthankar DasGupta

Dr. Zijian Guo

Dr. Sijian Wang

MS Data Science Program

MS Data Science (Statistics Track) now accepting applications for Fall 2017.

The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics is pleased to offer this new master's in Data Science program.


MS Exam

Saturday Dec. 2, 2017
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Theory
2:00-4:00pm Applied
Busch Campus


Recent Awards And Honors

PI - Dr. Rong Chen - with co-PI's Drs. Fred Roberts of Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and Minge Xie
of Statistics and Biostatistics Department.
NSF; "I-Group Learning for Dynamic Real Time Abnormality Detection with Applications in Maritime Threat Detection"

PI - Dr. Rong Chen - with co PI's Drs. Dan Yang and Cun-Hui Zhang of Statistics and Biostatistics Department
NSF: "BIGDATA: F: Statistical Learning with Large Dynamic Tensor Data"

Dr. Tirthankar Dasgupta - NSF: "Design and Analysis of Optimization Experiments with Internal Noise to Maximize Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes"

Dr. Ying Hung with Dr. Jeff Wu, Georgia Institute of Technology:
NSF: "Collaborative Research: Statistical Modeling of Mechanosensing by Cell Surface Receptors"

Dr. John Kolassa - with Dr. Todd Kuffner of Washington University at St. Louis:
NSF: "Collaborative Research: Higher-Order Asymptotics and Accurate inference for Post-Selection"

Dr. Zhiqiang Tan - Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (pcori): "Improving casual inference methods via statistical learning with high-dimensional data"

Dr. Cun-Hui Zhang - with Dr. Minh Yuan of University of Wisconsin:
NSF: "Collaborative Research: Statistical Methods, Algorithms and Theory for Large Tensors"

Sai Li - Distinguished Written Paper Award, 2017 Western North American Region of the International Biometric Society (WNAR)
Congratulations to our PhD student on this award!

Yiwei Shen is the recipient of the 2017 Award for the best performance in PhD Qualify Exam

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