The American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Caucus for Women in Statistics (CWS) are pleased to host the second annual Florence Nightingale Day. This event will be held for middle and high school students at the Ohio State University campus as well as other locations across the country on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Florence Nightingale was a founder of modern nursing and a pioneer of statistical graphics, and is credited with developing a variant of the well-known pie chart to track disease mortality over time.
Principal Investigator Mario Peruggia (Ohio State statistics) and co-investigators Steve MacEachern (Ohio State statistics) and Catherine Forbes (Monash University, econometrics and business statistics; Ohio State al
Bill Notz, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Statistics, has received the American Statistical Associations Founders Award. The award was given for Bill's "outstanding section leadership, including serving as chair of the Physical and Engineering Sciences Section and Section on Statistical Education and as vice chair of the Council of Sections Governing Board; for outstanding publications leadership, including service as editor of Technometrics and the Journal of Statistics Education (JSE); and for leadership in statistics education as a member of the ASA/MAA Joint Committee on Undergraduate Statistics, as chair and as executive committee member of the Statistics Education Section, as editor of JSE, and for his financial support of the Best JSE Paper Award."
MS in Statistics
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Giovanni Nattino; Advisor - Bo Lu
Wenna Xi; Advisor - Catherine Calder
Laura Kubatko, professor in the Department of Statistics with a joint appointment in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, was named co-director of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI), effective July 1, 2019. She joins current co-director Janet Best.
Steven MacEachern, Professor and Chair in the Department of Statistics, has been named 2019 Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistics. The Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professorship honors a select few of full professors who have excelled in teaching, service and research and creative activity, and whose work has demonstrated significant impact on their fields, students, college and university, and/or the public.